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Art of Reading: From Homer to Paul Celan

by Jean Bollack Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
03/2017
ISBN:
9780674660199
Format:
Pbk 438 pages

The Art of Reading is the first - long overdue - collection of essays by the French classical philologist and humanist Jean Bollack...

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Kinyras: The Divine Lyre

by John Franklin Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
11/2016
ISBN:
9780674972322
Format:
Pb+ 834 pages

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Tears of Achilles

by Helene Monsacre Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
07/2017
ISBN:
9780674975682
Format:
Pbk 198 pages

Achilles - warrior and hero - by the protocols of Western culture, should never cry. And yet Homeric epic is full of his tears...

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Old Norse Mythology—Comparative Perspectives

by Pernille Hermann, Stephen Mitchell, Jens Schjodt and Amber Rose Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
05/2017
ISBN:
9780674975699
Format:
Pbk 418 pages

The existing manuscripts of Old Norse mythology were written mainly by Christians, obscuring the pre-Christian oral histories....

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Equine Poetics

by Ryan Platte Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
03/2017
ISBN:
9780674975705
Format:
Pbk 150 pages

Equine Poetics is a literary analysis of horses and horsemanship in early Greek epic and lyric poetry, especially those facets...

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Singer of Tales 3ed

by Albert Lord Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
05/2017
ISBN:
9780674975736
Format:
Pbk 350 pages

First published in 1960, The Singer of Tales remains the fundamental study of the distinctive techniques and aesthetics of oral...

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One Man Show: Poetics and Presence in the Iliad and Odyssey

by Katherine Kretler Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
07/2019
ISBN:
9780674980020
Format:
Pbk 445 pages

This book plumbs the virtues of the Homeric poems as scripts for solo performance. Despite academic focus on orality and on composition...

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Homeric Imagery and the Natural Environment

by William Brockliss Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
12/2018
ISBN:
9780674987357
Format:
Pbk 310 pages

Responding to George Lakoff’s and Mark Johnson’s analysis of metaphor, William Brockliss explores the Homeric poets’ use of concrete...

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Achilles Unbound: Multiformity and Tradition in the Homeric Epics

by Casey Due Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
12/2018
ISBN:
9780674987364
Format:
Pbk 228 pages

Though Achilles the character is bound by fate and by narrative tradition, Achilles’s poem, the Iliad, was never fixed and monolithic...

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In Her Own Words: The Life and Poetry of Aelia Eudocia

by Brian P. Sowers Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
12/2018
ISBN:
9780674987371
Format:
Pbk 275 pages

In Her Own Words: The Life and Poetry of Aelia Eudocia is the first full-length study to examine Eudocia’s writings as a unified...

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Cypria

by Malcolm Davies Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
07/2019
ISBN:
9780674237919
Format:
Pbk 224 pages

The Cypria, so named because its poet supposedly came from the island of Cyprus, was an early Greek epic that is known to us primarily...

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Demetrios of Scepsis and His Troikos Diakosmos: Ancient and Modern Readings of a Lost Contribution to Ancient Scholarship

by Alexandra Trachsel Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
04/2019
ISBN:
9780674237933
Format:
Pbk 276 pages

Ancient scholarship had many faces, but most have faded away over time. Demetrios of Scepsis is one of the more shadowy of these...

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Who Am I?: (Mis)Identity and the Polis in Oedipus Tyrannus

by Efimia D. Karakantza Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
07/2019
ISBN:
9780674237940
Format:
Pbk 270 pages

Oedipus's major handicap in life is not knowing who he is'and both parricide and incest result from his ignorance of his identity....

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Audible Punctuation: Performative Pause in Homeric Prosody

by Ronald J. J. Blankenborg Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
04/2019
ISBN:
9780674237957
Format:
Pbk 350 pages

Audible Punctuation focuses on the pause in Homer's Iliad and Odyssey, both as a compositional feature and as a performative aspect...

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Homer's Thebes: Epic Rivalries and the Appropriation of Mythical Pasts

by Elton T. E. Barker and Joel P. Christensen Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
07/2019
ISBN:
9780674237926
Format:
Pbk 426 pages

Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey are the only early Greek heroic epics to have survived the transition to writing, even though extant...

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