By Marion Gindhart,Ursula Kundert
By Poulheria Kyriakou,Antonios Rengakos
A significant, defining polarity in Euripidean drama, knowledge and folly, hasn't ever up to now been the topic of a book-length learn. the amount goals at filling this hole. nearly all Euripidean characters, from gods to slaves, are topic to a couple element of folly and declare no less than a few degree of knowledge. The playwright’s refined dealing with of the culture and the pervasive ambiguity in his paintings upload additional layers of complexity. knowledge and folly turn into inextricably intertwined, as gods pursue their agendas and mortal characters fight to regulate their future, take care of their problems, confront their prior, and chart their destiny. Their amoral or immoral habit and numerous barriers frequently have an effect on additionally their households and groups. best overseas students talk about knowledge and folly from a variety of thematic angles and theoretical views. a last part bargains with the polarity’s reception in vase-painting and literature. the result's a wealth of clean insights into ethical, social and historic concerns. the amount is of curiosity to scholars and students of classical drama and its reception, of philosophy, and of rhetoric
By R. Joy Littlewood
pietas and virtus in Roman faith and its dating to Augustan ideology, the intensity and accuracy of Ovid's antiquarianism, and his audacious enlargement of primary boundaries.
By Christian Brockmann,Dieter Harlfinger,Stefano Valente
Internationale Autorinnen und Autoren aus Europa und den united states präsentieren den aktuellen Forschungsstand in der griechischen Paläographie und Manuskriptforschung. Im Fokus stehen zentrale Themenbereiche wie Paläographie und Philologie, die Geschichte der Schrift, die Topographie der Handschriften, Manuskripte und moderne Technik, griechische Bibliotheken und Sammlungen sowie Verbindungen zu den Nachbardisziplinen. Der Band ist ein unverzichtbares Referenzwerk für jeden, der sich fundiert mit der Thematik beschäftigt.
By Antony Augoustakis,Ariana Traill
• The first complete number of essays on Terence in English, by way of top students within the field
• Covers a number of issues, together with either conventional and smooth matters of gender, race, and reception
• Features a wide-ranging yet interconnected sequence of essays that provide new views in examining Terence
• Includes an creation discussing the lifetime of Terence, its effect on next reviews of the poet, and the query of his ethnicity
By Andrew Galloway
By Duncan Robertson
During the center a while the act of analyzing used to be skilled intensively within the monastic workout of lectio divina 'the prayerful scrutiny of passages of Scripture, savored in meditation, memorized, recited, and rediscovered within the reader's personal spiritual lifestyles. the wealthy literary culture that arose from this tradition contains theoretical writings from the Conferences of John Cassian (fifth century) in the course of the twelfth-century treatises of Hugh of St. Victor and the Carthusian Guigo II; it's also compilations, literary meditations, and scriptural remark, significantly at the tune of Songs. This learn brings medievalist study including sleek theoretical reflections at the act of examining in a consolidation of historic scholarship, spirituality, and literary criticism.
Duncan Robertson has taught French and Latin, language and literature, at Augusta country college considering the fact that 1990. past guides comprise The Medieval Saints' Lives: non secular Renewal and outdated French Literature (Lexington, KY: French discussion board, 1995), and The Vernacular Spirit: Essays on Medieval non secular Literature, with Renate Blumenfeld-Kosinski and Nancy Warren (New York: Palgrave, 2002). His articles have seemed in Romance Philology, French discussion board, Cahiers de Civilisation Madiavale, and different journals within the usa and abroad.
By Anastasia-Erasmia Peponi
By Yuan Xingpei
Different from prior researches weighted towards historic description and person author and paintings, this e-book establishes a basic analytical method and a multi-angled technique to check chinese language literature.
In old China, there has been no yes notion of natural literature. contemplating either glossy rules of literature and the corresponding conventional thought, this booklet widely discusses Shi and Fu poetry, Ci poems and Qu verses, novels and essays. The 4 chapters take care of the origins, evolutions, constructions and forms of a few of the genres respectively, examining a few consultant works. it is worthy declaring that the booklet is written from a person point of view. in line with his personal appreciation as a reader, the writer expresses the intensity of his a number of similar impressions on chinese language literature. additionally, it conveys many clean issues of perspectives, with a purpose to improve and encourage similar researches.
This booklet will entice students and scholars of chinese language literature and comparative literature. those who find themselves attracted to chinese language literature and chinese language tradition also will make the most of this book.
By Malcolm Richardson