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Semi-public Narration in Apollonius' Argonautica

Gary Berkowitz - History - 2004 - 162 pages
In considering this apparent dialogue, this book resolves a number of the serious interpretative difficulties with which scholars of the Argonautica have long been engaged ...
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Homer Beside Himself: Para-Narratives in the Iliad

Maureen Alden - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 398 pages
Students reading the Iliad for the first time are often bewildered by the sheer volume of information on apparently unrelated subjects contained in it. The central narrative ...
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Metamorphoses, Book 8

Ovid,, A. S. Hollis - Literary Criticism - 1983 - 168 pages
A scholarly edition of a work by Ovid. The edition presents an authoritative text, together with an introduction, commentary notes, and scholarly apparatus.
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The Heart as a Drum: Continuance and Resistance in American Indian Poetry

Robin Riley Fast - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 251 pages
An accessible introduction to a wide range of contemporary poetry by Native Americans
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Roman Propertius and the Reinvention of Elegy

Jeri Blair Debrohun - History - 2003 - 263 pages
Studies how Propertius transformed the elegiac form, using Callimachean style as a starting point
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Horace Odes II: Vatis Amici

Horace, David Alexander West - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 156 pages
In these odes Horace creates lyric poetry in Latin which stands comparison with anything written by his brilliant predecessors in Greek. Of the three books published together ...
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Ovid and the Fasti: An Historical Study

Geraldine Herbert-Brown - History - 1994 - 249 pages
Dr Brown's new research illuminates the Fasti (Ovid's poetical calendar of the Roman year, of AD 4-16) as a unique contemporary source for our understanding of the politics and ...
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The Poetics of Latin Didactic: Lucretius, Vergil, Ovid, Manilius

Katharina Volk - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 288 pages
Some of the most famous literary works from antiquity are so-called didactic poems. Even the Greeks and Romans found it difficult to gain a theoretical understanding of this ...
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Polyeideia: The Iambi of Callimachus and the Archaic Iambic Tradition

Benjamin Acosta-Hughes - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 366 pages
This book provides a new literary treatment of an often-overlooked collection of fragmentary poems from the third century B.C.E. Alexandrian poet Callimachus. Callimachus ...
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Callimachus' Book of Iambi

Arnd Kerkhecker - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 334 pages
This book offers a detailed discussion of Callimachus' collection of Iambi. The chapters on individual poems set out the evidence for the text; address questions of linguistic ...
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