Books in category Literary Criticism – Ancient & Classical

  • Hesiodi Theogonia Opera et dies Scutum

    Hesiodi Theogonia ; Opera et dies ; Scutum
    Hesiod, Reinhold Merkelbach

    In this new and third edition, the additional fragments contained in the appendix of the second edition have been incorporated in the main text.

  • Homer Odyssey Books 6 8

    Homer: Odyssey, Books 6-8
    Homer, A. F. Garvie

    This edition of the "Odyssey", books VI-VIII forms an introduction to Homer for students of Greek. The commentary aims especially to provide guidance on questions of literary and narrative technique and poetic artistry

  • Demeter and Persephone

    Demeter and Persephone
    Tamara Agha-Jaffar

    The Hymn to Demeter as translated by Helene Foley is included as an appendix in order to provide a basis for the discussion in the text. Notes and a bibliography also follow the text.

  • Aristotle on Female Animals

    Aristotle on Female Animals
    Sophia M. Connell

    Building on recent research, this book comprehensively revises such readings, setting out the complex and positive role played by the female in Aristotle's thought with a particular focus on the longest surviving treatise on reproduction in …

  • Virgil Aeneid VIII A Selection

    Virgil Aeneid VIII: A Selection
    Keith Maclennan

    This is the endorsed publication from OCR and Bloomsbury for the Latin AS and A-level (Group 3) prescription of Virgil's Aeneid VIII, giving full Latin text, commentary and vocabulary for lines 86–279 and 558–584, along with a detailed …

  • Graffiti and the Literary Landscape in Roman Pompeii

    Graffiti and the Literary Landscape in Roman Pompeii
    Kristina Milnor

    The volume looks in detail at the role and nature of 'popular' literature in the early Roman Empire and the place of poetry in the Pompeian cityscape.

  • Theophrastus

    Johannes Max van Ophuijsen, Marlein Van Raalte

    Debating whether Theophrastus was a systematic thinker who applied coherence and consistency to a growing body of knowledge, or a problem-oriented thinker who presaged the dissolution of Peripatetic thought, the essays discuss his views on …

  • Romanticism Enthusiasm and Regulation

    Romanticism, Enthusiasm, and Regulation
    Jon Mee

    This study looks at the way writers in the Romantic period, both canonical and popular, attempted to situate themselves in relation to enthusiasm, frequently craving the idea of its therapeutic power, but often also seeking to distinguish …

  • Sophocles Oedipus Rex

    Sophocles: Oedipus Rex
    Sophocles, R. D. Dawe

    The commentary deals authoritatively with problems of language and expression. This is an edition for classical scholars, undergraduates, and students in the upper forms of schools.

  • Invisible Work

    Invisible Work
    Efraín Kristal

    " In an age where many discussions of translation revolve around the dichotomy faithful/unfaithful, this book will surprise and delight even Borges's closest readers and critics.

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