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Forthcoming Books

  1. Greek Tragedy in Action

    2nd Edition

    By Oliver Taplin

    Oliver Taplin's seminal study was revolutionary in drawing out the significance of stage action in Greek tragedy at a time when plays were often read purely as texts, rather than understood as performances.Professor Taplin explores nine plays, including Aeschylus' agamemnon and Sophocles' Oedipus...

    To Be Published March 13th 2015 by Routledge

  2. A Handbook of Greek Mythology

    6th Edition

    By H. J. Rose

    In this new and substantially revised edition of H. J. Rose's classic survey and analysis of the evolution and tradition of Greek myth, Robin Hard adds various features which bring the work up-to-date with contemporary scholarship and address the needs of students.* a new preface analysing and...

    To Be Published March 13th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Greek Tragedy

    By H.D.F. Kitto

    Series: Routledge Classics

    'Two things give Kitto's classic book its enduring freshness: he pioneered the approach to Greek drama through internal artistry and thematic form, and he always wrote in lively and readable English.' - Oliver Taplin, University of Oxford, UK Why did Aeschylus characterize differently from...

    To Be Published March 13th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Latin Poetry of English Poets (Routledge Revivals)

    By J. W. Binns

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Thomas Campion, Milton, Crashaw, Herbert, Bourne, Walter Savage Landor – all these poets, between them spanning the period from the Elizabethan to the Victorian age, wrote a substantial body of Latin verse in addition to their better-known English poetry, representing part of the vast and almost...

    To Be Published March 14th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Byzantine Readings of Ancient Historians

    Texts in Translation, with Introductions and Notes

    By Anthony Kaldellis

    Series: Routledge Classical Translations

    The survival of ancient Greek historiography is largely due to its preservation by Byzantine copyists and scholars. This process entailed selection, adaptation, and commentary, which shaped the corpus of Greek historiography in its transmission. By investigating those choices, Kaldellis enables a...

    To Be Published March 18th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Prophecy and Sibylline Imagery in the Renaissance

    Shakespeare’s Sibyls

    By Jessica L. Malay

    This book restores the rich tradition of the Sibyls to the position of prominence they once held in the culture and society of the English Renaissance. The sibyls — figures from classical antiquity — played important roles in literature, scholarship and art of the period, exerting a powerful...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. A New Companion to Greek Tragedy (Routledge Revivals)

    By Andrew Brown

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    That the works of the ancient tragedians still have an immediate and profound appeal surely needs no demonstration, yet the modern reader continually stumbles across concepts which are difficult to interpret or relate to – moral pollution, the authority of oracles, classical ideas of geography – as...

    To Be Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Petrarch the Poet (Routledge Revivals)

    An Introduction to the 'Rerum Vulgarium Fragmenta'

    By Peter Hainsworth

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In this critical and historical interpretation of Petrarch’s major Italian work, the collection of poems he called the Rerum vulgarium fagmenta, Peter Hainsworth presents Petrarch as a poet of outstanding sophistication and seriousness, occupied with issues which are still central to debates about...

    To Be Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Horace (Routledge Revivals)

    By Costa C.D.N.

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Two thousand years after his death Horace is still recognised as a unique poet, having exerted marked influence on later European literature. This collection, first published in 1973, explores the different aspects of Horace’s poetic achievement in his main works: the Odes, Epistles¸ Satires and...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Stagecraft in Euripides (Routledge Revivals)

    By Michael Halleran

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In Stagecraft in Euripides, first published in 1985, Professor Michael Halleran examines certain aspects of the dramaturgy of the most extensively preserved Attic tragedian. Although the ancient dramatic texts do not contain performance directions, they do imply stage actions. This work explores...

    To Be Published May 30th 2015 by Routledge