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Latin epic poetry & fiction

Framing the Ass: Literary Texture in Apuleius' Metamorphoses

ISBN : 9780199602681

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¥16,247
Author: 
S. J. Harrison
Pages
304 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
223 x 147 mm
Pub date
Jun 2013
Complementing Harrison's previous volume, Apuleius: A Latin Sophist, this book studies one of the few extant Latin novels from the Roman Empire, Apuleius' Metamorphoses or Golden Ass. Harrison shows t ... Read more

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Georgics

ISBN : 9780199538836

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¥1,463
Author: 
Virgil; Peter Fallon
Pages
160 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
128 x 195 mm
Pub date
Feb 2009
Series
Oxford World's Classics
A countryman cleaves earth with his crooked plough. Such is the labour of his life. So he sustains his native land ...' Virgil's affectionate poem of the land does not admit brief excerpts, any more t ... Read more

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Homer and the Poetics of Hades

ISBN : 9780198787266

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¥12,969
Author: 
George Alexander Gazis
Pages
272 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
138 x 216 mm
Pub date
Mar 2018
This unique approach to the Iliad and the Odyssey explores the role and function of Hades as a poetic environment in which traditional exposition of heroic values may be subverted in favour of a more ... Read more

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Latin Panegyric

ISBN : 9780199576722

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¥8,767
Author: 
Roger Rees
Pages
448 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
138 x 217 mm
Pub date
Mar 2012
Series
Oxford Readings in Classical Studies
What was Roman political praise for and what could it achieve? Could it have literary merit? What do the surviving examples of Roman political praise-giving reveal about the circumstances and milieu i ... Read more

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Lucan

ISBN : 9780199277230

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¥10,956
Author: 
Charles Tesoriero; Frances Muecke; Tamara Neal
Pages
560 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
137 x 215 mm
Pub date
Jan 2010
Series
Oxford Readings in Classical Studies
This book makes available in convenient form a selection of seminal articles on the Roman poet Lucan's grim epic, written in the time of Nero, on the world-changing civil war between Caesar and Pompey ... Read more

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Motherhood and the Other: Fashioning Female Power in Flavian Epic

ISBN : 9780199584413

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¥19,624
Author: 
Antony Augoustakis
Pages
336 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
144 x 223 mm
Pub date
Jul 2010
Series
Oxford Studies in Classical Literature and Gender Theory
This is the first book-length study to reconstruct the role of women in the epic poems of the Flavian period of Latin literature. Antony Augoustakis examines the role of female characters from the per ... Read more

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Ovid's Homer: Authority, Repetition, Reception

ISBN : 9780190680046

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¥14,630
Author: 
Barbara Boyd
Pages
312 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 235 mm
Pub date
Dec 2017
Ovid's Homer examines the Latin poet's engagement with the Homeric poems throughout his career. Boyd offers detailed analysis of Ovid's reading and reinterpretation of a range of Homeric episodes and ... Read more

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Performing Epic or Telling Tales

ISBN : 9780198846581

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¥10,593
Author: 
Fiona Macintosh; Justine McConnell
Pages
176 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
138 x 216 mm
Pub date
Feb 2020
Performing Epic or Telling Tales takes the new millennium as a starting point for an exploration of the turn to narrative in twenty-first-century theatre, which is often also a turn to Graeco-Roman ep ... Read more

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Ritual and Religion in Flavian Epic

ISBN : 9780199644094

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¥24,651
Author: 
Antony Augoustakis
Pages
432 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
153 x 222 mm
Pub date
Apr 2013
This edited collection addresses the role of ritual representations and religion in the epic poems of the Flavian period (69-96 CE): Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica, Silius Italicus' Punica, Statius' Th ... Read more

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The Aeneid

ISBN : 9780199537488

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¥1,826
Author: 
Virgil; C. Day Lewis
Pages
480 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
129 x 196 mm
Pub date
Sep 2008
Series
Oxford World's Classics
The supreme Roman epic and the greatest poem in Latin, the Aeneid has inspired many of the great European poets including Dante and Milton. The Trojan hero Aeneas, after surviving the sack of Troy, ... Read more

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