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Achilles in LoveIntertextual Studies

Achilles in Love: Intertextual Studies

Marco Fantuzzi

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199603626
eISBN:
9780191746321
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603626.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Iliad is a poem whose events revolve around the “anger” of Achilles, and his personal fierceness and pursuit of glory remain, despite different and more complex nuances, the prevailing features ... More

Adventures with Iphigenia in TaurisA Cultural History of Euripides' Black Sea Tragedy

Adventures with Iphigenia in Tauris: A Cultural History of Euripides' Black Sea Tragedy

Edith Hall

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195392890
eISBN:
9780199979257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195392890.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This monograph is a cultural history of the performance, reception and influence of the ancient Greek tragedy Iphigenia in Tauris by Euripides. First produced in the late 5th century BCE in Athens, ... More

Afro-GreeksDialogues between Anglophone Caribbean Literature and Classics in the Twentieth Century

Afro-Greeks: Dialogues between Anglophone Caribbean Literature and Classics in the Twentieth Century

Emily Greenwood

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199575244
eISBN:
9780191722189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575244.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Afro‐Greeks explores dialogues between anglophone Caribbean literature and the complex legacies of ancient Greece and Rome, from the 1920s to the beginning of the twenty‐first century. ... More

Alexander the Great from Britain to Southeast AsiaPeripheral Empires in the Global Renaissance

Alexander the Great from Britain to Southeast Asia: Peripheral Empires in the Global Renaissance

Su Fang Ng

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198777687
eISBN:
9780191864803
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777687.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, World History: BCE to 500CE

No figure has had a more global impact than Alexander the Great, whose legends have encircled the globe and been translated into a dizzying multitude of languages, from Indo-European and Semitic to ... More

The Anatomy of Dance DiscourseLiterary and Philosophical Approaches to Dance in the Later Graeco-Roman World

The Anatomy of Dance Discourse: Literary and Philosophical Approaches to Dance in the Later Graeco-Roman World

Karin Schlapbach

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198807728
eISBN:
9780191845543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807728.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

This book makes an original contribution to the newly thriving field of ancient Greek and Roman performance and dance studies. It offers a better grasp of ancient perceptions and conceptualizations ... More

The Anatomy of MythThe Art of Interpretation from the Presocratics to the Church Fathers

The Anatomy of Myth: The Art of Interpretation from the Presocratics to the Church Fathers

Michael Herren

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190606695
eISBN:
9780190606725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190606695.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book is a comprehensive study of the methods of interpreting myths developed by the Greeks, adopted by the Romans, and passed on to Jewish and Christian interpreters of the Bible. Methods of ... More

Ancient Egyptian LiteratureTheory and Practice

Ancient Egyptian Literature: Theory and Practice

Roland Enmarch and Verena M. Lepper (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265420
eISBN:
9780191760471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265420.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book reviews the numerous developments in the theoretical framework of interpretation that have taken place over recent years. The application of more theoretically informed approaches to the ... More

Ancient Greek AccentuationSynchronic Patterns, Frequency Effects, and Prehistory

Ancient Greek Accentuation: Synchronic Patterns, Frequency Effects, and Prehistory

Philomen Probert

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199279609
eISBN:
9780191707292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279609.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The accentuation of many categories of ancient Greek word appears arbitrary, but this book points to some striking correlations between accentuation and a word’s synchronic morphological ... More

Ancient Greek Letter WritingA Cultural History (600 BC- 150 BC)

Ancient Greek Letter Writing: A Cultural History (600 BC- 150 BC)

Paola Ceccarelli

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199675593
eISBN:
9780191757174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199675593.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The book offers a history of the development of letter writing in ancient Greece from the archaic to the early Hellenistic period. At the end of the fifth and beginning of the fourth century a ... More

Ancient Greek Women in Film

Ancient Greek Women in Film

Konstantinos P. Nikoloutsos (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199678921
eISBN:
9780191760259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678921.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book examines cinematic representations of ancient Greek women from the realms of myth and history, including Helen, Medea, Penelope, Clytemnestra, Iphigenia, Iole, Dianeira, Io, Gorgo, ... More

Ancient LettersClassical and Late Antique Epistolography

Ancient Letters: Classical and Late Antique Epistolography

Ruth Morello and A. D. Morrison (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199203956
eISBN:
9780191708244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203956.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The surviving body of ancient letters offers the reader a stunning variety of material, ranging from the everyday letters preserved among the Oxyrhynchus papyri to imperial rescripts, New Testament ... More

Ancient LiteraciesThe Culture of Reading in Greece and Rome

Ancient Literacies: The Culture of Reading in Greece and Rome

William A. Johnson and Holt N. Parker (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199793983
eISBN:
9780190261283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199793983.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Recent advances in cognitive psychology, socio-linguistics, and socio-anthropology are revolutionizing our understanding of literacy. However, this research has made only minimal inroads among ... More

Ancient Rome and Victorian Masculinity

Ancient Rome and Victorian Masculinity

Laura Eastlake

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198833031
eISBN:
9780191871351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833031.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, British and Irish History: BCE to 500CE

Ancient Rome and Victorian Masculinity examines Victorian receptions of ancient Rome from the French Revolution to the First World War, with a specific focus on how those receptions were deployed to ... More

The Ancient UnconsciousPsychoanalysis and the Ancient Text

The Ancient Unconscious: Psychoanalysis and the Ancient Text

Vered Lev Kenaan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198827795
eISBN:
9780191866517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827795.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Commonly understood as a modern conceptual invention rather than the discovery of a psychic reality, the notion of the unconscious is often criticized by traditional classicists as an anachronistic ... More

Antigone on the Contemporary World Stage

Antigone on the Contemporary World Stage

Erin B. Mee and Helene P. Foley (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199586196
eISBN:
9780191728754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586196.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book analyses what happens to Sophocles' play as it is adapted and (re)produced around the world, and it focuses specifically on Antigone in performance. The chapters highlight the numerous ways ... More

Antiquities Beyond Humanism

Antiquities Beyond Humanism

Emanuela Bianchi, Sara Brill, and Brooke Holmes (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198805670
eISBN:
9780191843624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805670.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Countering an unflagging modernist infatuation with the new, Antiquities beyond Humanism maps out the ground for a richer and more sustained encounter with Greco-Roman antiquity, excavating an ... More

Apuleius and DramaThe Ass on Stage

Apuleius and Drama: The Ass on Stage

Regine May

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199202928
eISBN:
9780191707957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202928.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book discusses the use of drama as an intertext in the work of the 2nd century Latin author Apuleius, who wrote the only complete extant Latin novel, the Metamorphoses, in which a young man is ... More

Apuleius’ MetamorphosesA Study in Roman Fiction

Apuleius’ Metamorphoses: A Study in Roman Fiction

Stefan Tilg

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198706830
eISBN:
9780191778513
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198706830.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This is a literary study of Apuleius’ Metamorphoses, the only fully extant Roman novel and a classic of world literature. Its general aim is to show how the Metamorphoses works as a piece of ... More

Aristotle as PoetThe Song for Hermias and Its Contexts

Aristotle as Poet: The Song for Hermias and Its Contexts

Andrew L. Ford

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199733293
eISBN:
9780199918539
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733293.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This book studies Aristotle’s poetic activity in light of an ode he composed commemorating Hermias of Atarneus, his father in law and patron in the 340’s BCE. This remarkable text is said to have ... More

Aristotle’s Categories in the Early Roman Empire

Aristotle’s Categories in the Early Roman Empire

Michael J. Griffin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198724735
eISBN:
9780191792267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724735.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book studies the origin and evolution of philosophical interest in Aristotle's Categories. After centuries of neglect, the Categories became the focus of philosophical discussion in the first ... More

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