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Children in Greek TragedyPathos and Potential

Children in Greek Tragedy: Pathos and Potential

Emma M. Griffiths

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198826071
eISBN:
9780191865114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826071.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Astyanax is thrown off the walls of Troy, Medeia kills her children to take revenge on her husband, and Aias reflects sadly on his son’s inheritance, yet he kills himself and leaves Eurysakes ... More

Classicisms in the Black Atlantic

Classicisms in the Black Atlantic

Ian Moyer, Adam Lecznar, and Heidi Morse (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198814122
eISBN:
9780191851780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814122.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This volume presents a series of studies on literary, artistic, and political uses of classical antiquity in modern constructions of race, nation, and identity in the Black Atlantic. In the fraught ... More

The Deaths of the RepublicImagery of the Body Politic in Ciceronian Rome

The Deaths of the Republic: Imagery of the Body Politic in Ciceronian Rome

Brian Walters

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198839576
eISBN:
9780191875458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198839576.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book examines imagery of the body politic in the works of Cicero and his contemporaries and explores its impact on the politics of Rome in the first century BCE. Emphasis throughout is on the ... More

The God of RomeJupiter in Augustan Poetry

The God of Rome: Jupiter in Augustan Poetry

Julia Hejduk

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190607739
eISBN:
9780190607753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190607739.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Inspiring reverence and blasphemy, combining paternal benignity with sexual violence, transcendent universality with tribal chauvinism, Jupiter represents both the best and the worst of ancient ... More

How Dead Languages Work

How Dead Languages Work

Coulter H. George

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198852827
eISBN:
9780191887116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852827.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

What could a Greek poet or Roman historian say in their language that’s lost in translation? After all, different languages have different personalities, and this is especially clear with languages ... More

ParacomedyAppropriations of Comedy in Greek Tragedy

Paracomedy: Appropriations of Comedy in Greek Tragedy

Craig Jendza

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190090937
eISBN:
9780190090968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190090937.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Paracomedy: Appropriations of Comedy in Greek Tragedy is the first book that examines how ancient Greek tragedy engages with the genre of comedy. While scholars frequently study paratragedy (how ... More

Performing Epic or Telling Tales

Performing Epic or Telling Tales

Fiona Macintosh and Justine McConnell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198846581
eISBN:
9780191881664
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846581.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

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 ... More

Pragmatics for LatinFrom Syntax to Information Structure

Pragmatics for Latin: From Syntax to Information Structure

A. M. Devine and Laurence D. Stephens

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190939472
eISBN:
9780190939502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190939472.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Latin is often described as a free word order language, but in general each word order encodes a particular information structure: in that sense, each word order has a different meaning. This book ... More

Pseudo-Skylax's PeriplousThe Circumnavigation of the Inhabited World: Text, Translation and Commentary

Pseudo-Skylax's Periplous: The Circumnavigation of the Inhabited World: Text, Translation and Commentary

Graham Shipley (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620917
eISBN:
9781789623680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620917.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The text of the Periplous or ‘circumnavigation’ that survives under the name of Skylax of Karyanda is in fact by an unknown author of the 4th century BC. It describes the coasts of the Mediterranean ... More

Revenge and Gender in Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Literature

Revenge and Gender in Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Literature

Lesel Dawson and Fiona McHardy (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474414098
eISBN:
9781474449502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414098.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This collection focuses on the complex interrelationship of revenge and gender in ancient Greek and Roman literature, Icelandic sagas and medieval and early modern English literature. It probes ... More

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