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Forthcoming Classical Literature Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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

  2. Modern Honor

    A Philosophical Defense

    By Anthony Cunningham

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    This book examines the notion of honor with an eye to dissecting its intellectual demise and with the aim of making a case for honor’s rehabilitation. Western intellectuals acknowledge honor’s influence, but they lament its authority. For Western democratic societies to embrace honor, it must be...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Greek Fiction

    Edited by ]. R. Morgan, Richard Stoneman

    First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Poetry and Criticism before Plato (Routledge Revivals)

    By Rosemary Harriott

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Aristotle is justly famed as the founder of literary criticism, but he was not its inventor: his approach was shaped, not only by the ideas newly current in the fourth century, but also by the literature, critical attitudes and language which he inherited. It is this inheritance which concerns the...

    To Be Published June 20th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Aristophanes (Routledge Revivals)

    Poet and Dramatist

    By Rosemary Harriott

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    To many people Aristophanes is the most immediately attractive and enjoyable of the Greek dramatists. No other comedies from the great age of Attic drama survive in a complete state, and the vigour of his fictions and the brilliance of his humour maintain their power to stimulate and entertain even...

    To Be Published June 20th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Sophocles (Routledge Revivals)

    The Classical Heritage

    By Roger Dawe

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Sophocles: The Classical Heritage, first published in 1996, contains a diverse collection of reflections, ranging from the 16th century to the 20th, on one of the three great Attic tragedians, the author of perhaps the most famous play of all time. With the entire notion of ‘Western culture’ under...

    To Be Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Ancient Fiction (Routledge Revivals)

    The Novel in the Graeco-Roman World

    By Graham Anderson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    A number of ancient novelists were skilful storytellers and resourceful literary artists, and their works are often carefully individualised presentations of an ancient and distinguished heritage. Ancient Fiction, first published in 1984, examines the tales retold by these novelists in light of...

    To Be Published June 27th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Latin Explorations (Routledge Revivals)

    Critical Studies in Roman Literature

    By Kenneth Quinn

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Latin Explorations, first published in 1963, offers a fresh approach to Roman poetry from Catullus to Ovid. Traditionally, the period is divided for specialist studies – Lyric, Epic and Elegy. In each of them, techniques of interpretation prevail, isolated from contemporary ideas about poetry and...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 July 21st 2015 by Routledge