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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 53 new and published books in the subject of Classical Literature — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. A Handbook of Greek Literature (Routledge Revivals)

    From Homer to the Age of Lucian

    By H. J. Rose

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1934, this book covers a broad array of ancient Greek literature, taking into account the most acknowledged of the Greek authors as well as those less well known. H. J. Rose presents the latest findings of the time in terms of research into Greek literature and covers subjects...

    Published September 21st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Plato's Invisible Cities

    Discourse and Power in the Republic

    By Adi Ophir

    This book offers an original and detailed reading of Plato's Republic, one of the most influential philosophical works in the emergence of Western philosophy. The author discusses the Republic in terms of discursive events and political acts. Plato's act is placed in the context of a...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Ovid (Routledge Revivals)

    The Classical Heritage

    Edited by William S. Anderson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Ovid: The Classical Heritage, first published in 1995, contains a diverse collection of reflections, ranging from the first century, through the Middle Ages, to the twentieth, on a poet who has been adored and reviled in equal measure. With the entire notion of ‘Western culture’ under duress, the...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Classical Genres and English Poetry (Routledge Revivals)

    By William H. Race

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1988, this study explains how certain genres created by Classical poets were adapted and sometimes transformed by the poets of the modern world, beginning with the Tudor poets’ rediscovery of the Classical heritage. Most of the long-lived poetic genres are discussed, from...

    Published June 12th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Experience of Tragic Judgment

    By Julen Etxabe

    Adjudication between conflicting normative universes that do not share the same vocabulary, standards of rationality, and moral commitments cannot be resolved by recourse to traditional principles. Such cases are always in a sense tragic. And what is called for, in our pluralistic and conflictual...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Rhetoric in Classical Historiography

    By A.J. Woodman

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Apuleius and Africa

    Edited by Benjamin Todd Lee, Ellen Finkelpearl, Luca Graverini

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    The Metamorphoses or Golden Ass of Apuleius (ca. 170 CE) is a Latin novel written by a native of Madauros in Roman North Africa, roughly equal to modern Tunisia together with parts of Libya and Algeria. Apuleius’ novel is based on the model of a lost Greek novel; it narrates the adventures of a...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Pope, Homer, and Manliness

    Some Aspects of Eighteenth Century Classical Learning

    By Carolyn D. Williams

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Homer

    The author here reassesses the concept of ‘masculinity’, and argues that it cannot be seen as an absolute standard, but only as the product of perpetual conflict between competing and unstable models. The argument is sustained by a close reading of the problematic conflict between gendered values...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge

  9. From Homer to Tragedy

    The Art of Allusion in Greek Poetry

    By Richard Garner

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Homer

    The role of poetic allusion in classical Greek poetry, to Homer especially, has often largely been neglected or even almost totally ignored. This book, first published in 1990, clarifies the place of Homer in Greek education, as well as adding to the interpretation of many important tragedies....

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Homer and His Critics

    By John Myres

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Homer

    Here is presented a succinct and insightful account of the reception of the Iliad and Odyssey from antiquity to the mid-twentieth century. The overall result is less a systematic history than a series of independent studies differing in scale and focus, the chapter on Gladstone being the most...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Lucian and His Roman Voices: Cultural Exchanges and Conflicts in the Late Roman Empire
    By Eleni Bozia
    To Be Published October 23rd 2014
  2. Greek Tragedy in Action, 2nd Edition
    By Oliver Taplin
    To Be Published December 14th 2014
  3. Greek Fiction
    Edited by ]. R. Morgan, Richard Stoneman
    To Be Published December 14th 2014
  4. National Poetry, Empires and War
    By David Aberbach
    To Be Published December 17th 2014
  5. Resurrection and Reception in Early Christianity
    By Richard C. Miller
    To Be Published February 1st 2015

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