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Epic Threads: John Brockington on the Sanskrit Epics
ean: 9780195662955, isbn: 1584883901,
This volume brings together John Brockington's articles on the Ramayana and Mahabharata, relating them to wider issues in the study of the Sanskrit epics....
Order and Disorder
ean: 9780631220619, isbn: 0631220615,
Order and Disorder, the first epic poem by an Englishwoman, has never before been available in its entirety. The first five cantos were printed anonymously in 1679, but fifteen further cantos remained in manuscript, probably because they were so poli...
Homer in English (Poets in Translation, Penguin)
sku: 0919-WS1601-A03017-0140446214, ean: 9780140446210, isbn: 0140446214,
'The Iliad and Odyssey,' writes Professor George Steiner, 'are perennially active in the pulse of the English languages, in the texts and contexts of Anglo-Saxon self-definition; these translations and variations on Homeric themes offer nothing less ...
The Art and Rhetoric of the Homeric Catalogue
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ean: 9780195375688, isbn: 0195375688,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
In The Art and Rhetoric of the Homeric Catalogue, Benjamin Sammons takes a fresh look at a familiar element of the Homeric epics -- the poetic catalogue. This study uncovers the great variety of functions fulfilled by the catalogue as a manner of spe...
Front Lines: Soldiers' Writing in the Early Modern Hispanic World (Material Texts)
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ean: 9780812248425, isbn: 0812248422,
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In Front Lines, Miguel Martínez documents the literary practices of imperial Spain's common soldiers. Against all odds, these Spanish soldiers produced, distributed, and consumed a remarkably innovative set of works on war that have been almost comp...
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ean: 9789351941231, isbn: 935194123X,
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Written by Valmiki, a dacoit-turned-sagewho lived at the same time as Ram himself, Ramayana follows the path of Ram. From his birth, valorous deeds, winning of the hand of Seeta in marriage, exile and suffering from Ayodhya, battle with Ravan to his ...
Illustrated Poetry and Epic Images: Persian Painting of the 1330s and 1340s
ean: 9780300199956, isbn: 0300199953,
The two fourteenth-century manuscripts that are the subject of this catalogue and the core of the exhibition that it celebrates have for a long time charmed viewers and intrigued scholars. The poetic anthology, the Mu'nis al-ahrar, is dated 1341, whi...
Money and the Early Greek Mind: Homer, Philosophy, Tragedy
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ean: 9780521832281, isbn: 0521832284,
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How were the Greeks of the sixth century BC able to invent philosophy and tragedy? Richard Seaford argues that a large part of the answer can be found in another momentous development, the invention and rapid spread of coinage. By transforming social...
Hellenistic Poetry (Oxford University Press Academic Monograph Reprints)
mpn: bibliography, indices, ean: 9780198140405, isbn: 0198140401,
This broad study of the Hellenistic poets of the 3rd century B.C. provides a much needed picture of the poetry of the period while demonstrating its quality and vitality. Hutchinson explores the work of such writers as Theocritus, Callimachus, and Ap...
Self-Interpretation in The Faerie Queene (Studies in Renaissance Literature)
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sku: 77022, ean: 9781843840879, isbn: 1843840871,
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Recent Spenser criticism has thrown much new light, and much doubt, on the nature of The Faerie Queene's involvement in contemporary political and religious controversies. Material to these developments has been wide recognition of the unreliability ...
The Iliad of Homer (The Library of Liberal Arts)
ean: 9780195068252, isbn: 0195068254,
This translation of Homer's Iliad by the poet and classicist Ennis Rees attempts to be both faithful to the original and accessible to the modern reader....
Odisea / Odyssey (Clasicos Universales) (Spanish Edition)
ean: 9788489163607, isbn: 848916360X,
Homero, de cuya probable existencia apenas se sabe algo más de que vivió en el siglo VIII a. C., es el autor de obras como la Ilíada y la Odisea, que fueron consideradas durante mucho tiempo como relatos de hechos reales y, más aún, como una par...
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