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Oxford Readings in Lucretius

Monica R. Gale - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 452 pages
This book gathers together some of the most important and influential scholarly articles of the last sixty to seventy years (three of which are translated into English here for ...
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Debate and Dialogue : Alain Chartier in his Cultural Context: Alain Chartier ...

Emma Cayley - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 272 pages
In early humanist France two debating traditions converge: one literary and vernacular, one intellectual and conducted mainly via Latin epistles. Debate and Dialogue ...
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Delia and Nemesis: The Elegies of Albius Tibullus

Tibullus, George W. Shea - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 149 pages
Delia and Nemesis - The Elegies of Albius Tibullus provides an introduction to the first-century Latin Poet, Albius Tibullus, whose charming poetry ranks among the most ...
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The Vigour of Prophecy: A Study of Virgil's Aeneid

Elisabeth Henry - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 228 pages
Nothing in the Aeneid is more evident to each generation of readers than the interaction of time levels throughout the poem’s structure. Elisabeth Henry argues that the ...
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Entering the Agon : Dissent and Authority in Homer, Historiography, and ...

Elton T. E. Barker - Drama - 2009 - 448 pages
This book investigates one of the most characteristic and prominent features of ancient Greek literature - the scene of debate or agon, in which with varying degrees of ...
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Pindaric Metre: The 'Other Half'

Kiichiro Itsumi - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 484 pages
Pindar is one of the greatest Greek poets, but while the metre of half of his poems is easy to grasp, that of the other half has so far remained obscure. Kiichiro Itsumi ...
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Seeing Double: Intercultural Poetics in Ptolemaic Alexandria

Susan A. Stephens - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2003 - 311 pages
When, in the third century B.C.E., the Ptolemies became rulers in Egypt, they found themselves not only kings of a Greek population but also pharaohs for the Egyptian people ...
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Virgil's Gaze: Nation and Poetry in the Aeneid

J. D. Reed - Literary Criticism - 2009 - 240 pages
Virgil's Aeneid invites its reader to identify with the Roman nation whose origins and destiny it celebrates. But, as J. D. Reed argues in Virgil's Gaze, the great Roman epic ...
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Arion's Lyre: Archaic Lyric into Hellenistic Poetry

Benjamin Acosta-Hughes - Literary Criticism - 2010 - 248 pages
Arion's Lyre examines how Hellenistic poetic culture adapted, reinterpreted, and transformed Archaic Greek lyric through a complex process of textual, cultural, and creative ...
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Early Augustan Virgil

Virgil, Sidney Godolphin Earl of Godolphin - Literary Criticism - 2010 - 232 pages
Early Augustan Virgil prints for the first time in its entirety the substantial version of Virgil comprising most of Aeneid II-VI by the young royalist poet Sir John Denham in ...
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