Books in category Literary Criticism – Ancient & Classical

  • Pol tica


    La obra titulada Política ha ejercido una enorme influencia en la historia del pensamiento occidental, desde los comentarios de santo Tomás de Aquino hasta la reivindicación que de ella hacen los comunitaristas modernos.

  • Myth Ritual Memory and Exchange

    Myth, Ritual, Memory, and Exchange
    John Gould

    Newly revised, with reference both to corroborative material and tosubsequent treatments and discussion of significantly different approaches to the same topics, these essays give the whole volume a marked coherence of focus and argument.

  • Tragedy and After

    Tragedy and After
    E. Faas

    "Faas has written a provocative book, challenging the familiar literary and philosophical theories of tragedy from Aristotle onwards.

  • Aristotle on Female Animals

    Aristotle on Female Animals
    Sophia M. Connell

    Building on recent research, this book comprehensively revises such readings, setting out the complex and positive role played by the female in Aristotle's thought with a particular focus on the longest surviving treatise on reproduction in …

  • Virgil Aeneid VIII A Selection

    Virgil Aeneid VIII: A Selection
    Keith Maclennan

    This is the endorsed publication from OCR and Bloomsbury for the Latin AS and A-level (Group 3) prescription of Virgil's Aeneid VIII, giving full Latin text, commentary and vocabulary for lines 86–279 and 558–584, along with a detailed …

  • Graffiti and the Literary Landscape in Roman Pompeii

    Graffiti and the Literary Landscape in Roman Pompeii
    Kristina Milnor

    The volume looks in detail at the role and nature of 'popular' literature in the early Roman Empire and the place of poetry in the Pompeian cityscape.

  • Aristotle on Teaching

    Aristotle on Teaching
    Mary Michael Spangler

    The book is divided into three sections, the first giving a general examination of the definition, purpose, materials, and procedure of teaching.

  • Theophrastus

    Johannes Max van Ophuijsen, Marlein Van Raalte

    Debating whether Theophrastus was a systematic thinker who applied coherence and consistency to a growing body of knowledge, or a problem-oriented thinker who presaged the dissolution of Peripatetic thought, the essays discuss his views on …

  • Romanticism Enthusiasm and Regulation

    Romanticism, Enthusiasm, and Regulation
    Jon Mee

    This study looks at the way writers in the Romantic period, both canonical and popular, attempted to situate themselves in relation to enthusiasm, frequently craving the idea of its therapeutic power, but often also seeking to distinguish …

  • Sophocles Oedipus Rex

    Sophocles: Oedipus Rex
    Sophocles, R. D. Dawe

    The commentary deals authoritatively with problems of language and expression. This is an edition for classical scholars, undergraduates, and students in the upper forms of schools.

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