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  1. 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...

    To Be Published August 7th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Narcissus and the Invention of Personal History

    By Kenneth J. Knoespel

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

    Originally published in 1985. This investigation of Ovid’s fable takes a different tack to previous studies of the love lyric or the themes but looks at the creation of narrative strategies to explain Narcissus’ experience. The story has always been understood as literally impossible but invites...

    To Be Published August 13th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Untangling Heroism

    Classical Philosophy and the Concept of the Hero

    By Ari Kohen

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    The idea of heroism has become thoroughly muddled today. In contemporary society, any behavior that seems distinctly difficult or unusually impressive is classified as heroic: everyone from firefighters to foster fathers to freedom fighters are our heroes. But what motivates these people to act...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Aristotle and the Poetics

    By Angela Curran

    Series: Routledge Philosophy GuideBooks

    Aristotle’s Poetics is the first philosophical account of an art form and is the foundational text in the history of aesthetics. The Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Aristotle and the Poetics is an accessible guide to this often dense and cryptic work. Angela Curran introduces and assesses:...

    To Be Published October 6th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The People of Aristophanes (Routledge Revivals)

    A Sociology of Old Attic Comedy

    By Victor Ehrenberg

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1951, The People of Aristophanes provides a sociological account of Athens in the period of its greatest glory. Drawing upon Old Attic Comedy and the plays of Aristophanes, the author recreates, for the reader, the life of Athens at that time. He writes extensively about social...

    To Be Published October 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Classical Mythology: The Basics

    By Richard Martin

    Series: The Basics

    To Be Published January 1st 2016 by Routledge

  7. Resemblance, Reality, and Tradition in Greek Thought

    Essays in Honor of Peter M. Smith

    Edited by Arum Park

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    To Be Published January 1st 2016 by Routledge

  8. Metafiction in Classical Literature

    The Invention of Self-Conscious Fiction

    By Owen Hodkinson

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    Metafiction, the practice in fictional texts of displaying an awareness of their fictional status, highlighting it, or even exploring it after the manner of literary criticism, existed in ancient Greek and Roman literature. The significance of metafiction to this field is very great—arguably even...

    To Be Published February 28th 2016 by Routledge

  9. Classical Philosophers on Literature

    Plato, Aristotle, Longinus

    By Robert Eaglestone

    Series: Routledge Critical Thinkers

    This Routledge Critical Thinker is an introduction to the literary thought of three major classical thinkers: Plato, Aristotle and Longinus. Students in literary studies frequently come across Plato, Aristotle and Longinus, either directly through their names and concepts or indirectly, in the...

    To Be Published July 1st 2016 by Routledge

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