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Aegina: Contexts for Choral Lyric PoetryMyth, History, and Identity in the Fifth Century BC

Aegina: Contexts for Choral Lyric Poetry: Myth, History, and Identity in the Fifth Century BC

David Fearn (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199546510
eISBN:
9780191594922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546510.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Situated in the centre of the Saronic Gulf, the island of Aegina has long been recognized as a powerful force in the cultural, political, economic, and strategic history of fifth-century Greece. The ... More

The Anatomy of MythThe Art of Interpretation from the Presocratics to the Church Fathers

The Anatomy of Myth: The Art of Interpretation from the Presocratics to the Church Fathers

Michael Herren

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190606695
eISBN:
9780190606725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190606695.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book is a comprehensive study of the methods of interpreting myths developed by the Greeks, adopted by the Romans, and passed on to Jewish and Christian interpreters of the Bible. Methods of ... More

The Art of LoveBimillennial Essays on Ovid's Ars Amatoria and Remedia Amoris

The Art of Love: Bimillennial Essays on Ovid's Ars Amatoria and Remedia Amoris

Steven Green (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199277773
eISBN:
9780191708138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277773.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This collection of essays on Ovid's corpus of erotodidactic poetry from an international contingent of Ovidian scholars finds its origins in a major conference held at the University of Manchester in ... More

Augustan Poetry and the Roman Republic

Augustan Poetry and the Roman Republic

Joseph Farrell and Damien P. Nelis (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199587223
eISBN:
9780191746222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587223.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book provides a series of studies of the ways in which the major Augustan poets construct and explore images of the Roman Republic. It stands at the intersection between literature and history, ... More

BacchylidesPolitics, Performance, Poetic Tradition

Bacchylides: Politics, Performance, Poetic Tradition

David Fearn

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199215508
eISBN:
9780191707018
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215508.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book combines close literary analysis of Bacchylides' poetry with detailed discussion of the central role poetry played in a variety of differing political contexts throughout Greece in the ... More

Campania in the Flavian Poetic Imagination

Campania in the Flavian Poetic Imagination

Antony Augoustakis and R. Joy Littlewood (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198807742
eISBN:
9780191845567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807742.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The region of Campania with its fertility and volcanic landscape was greatly influential on the Roman cultural imagination. The Bay of Naples was a centre outside the city of Rome, a place of otium, ... More

Cheiron's WayYouthful Education in Homer and Tragedy

Cheiron's Way: Youthful Education in Homer and Tragedy

Justina Gregory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190857882
eISBN:
9780190857912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190857882.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book studies the social and ethical formation of selected characters in ancient Greek epic and tragedy. Its point of departure is the claim made by Achilles’ tutor Phoenix, who reminds his ... More

Classical Traditions in Modern Fantasy

Classical Traditions in Modern Fantasy

Brett M. Rogers and Benjamin Eldon Stevens (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190610050
eISBN:
9780190610081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190610050.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Classical Traditions in Modern Fantasy is the first collection of essays in English focusing on how fantasy draws deeply on ancient Greek and Roman myth, philosophy, literature, history, art, and ... More

A Cockney CatullusThe Reception of Catullus in Romantic Britain, 1795–1821

A Cockney Catullus: The Reception of Catullus in Romantic Britain, 1795–1821

Henry Stead

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198744887
eISBN:
9780191806001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744887.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book traces the reception history of Catullus in Romantic-era Britain. It was in this turbulent period of British history that Catullus’ whole book of poems was first translated into English, ... More

Complex InferioritiesThe Poetics of the Weaker Voice in Latin Literature

Complex Inferiorities: The Poetics of the Weaker Voice in Latin Literature

Sebastian Matzner and Stephen Harrison (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198814061
eISBN:
9780191851711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814061.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This volume investigates an important and widespread strategy in Latin literature which has to date received little sustained discussion: the deliberate assumption of a weaker voice by speakers who ... More

Cratinus and the Art of Comedy

Cratinus and the Art of Comedy

Emmanuela Bakola

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199569359
eISBN:
9780191722332
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569359.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Cratinus, one of the great lost poets of fifth-century Athenian comedy and a canonical author of the classical world, had a formative influence on the comic genre, including Aristophanes himself. In ... More

Cretan WomenPasiphae, Ariadne, and Phaedra in Latin Poetry

Cretan Women: Pasiphae, Ariadne, and Phaedra in Latin Poetry

Rebecca Armstrong

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199284030
eISBN:
9780191712500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284030.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book studies in detail the representations of Pasiphae, Ariadne, and Phaedra in Latin poetry. It investigates both the literary history of the myths (the Greek roots, the interactions between ... More

The Cup of SongStudies on Poetry and the Symposion

The Cup of Song: Studies on Poetry and the Symposion

Vanessa Cazzato, Dirk Obbink, and Enrico Emanuele Prodi (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199687688
eISBN:
9780191829383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687688.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The symposion is arguably the most significant and well-documented context for the performance, transmission, and criticism of archaic and classical Greek poetry. The Cup of Song explores how Greek ... More

The Dance of the MusesChoral Theory and Ancient Greek Poetics

The Dance of the Muses: Choral Theory and Ancient Greek Poetics

A. P. David

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199292400
eISBN:
9780191711855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199292400.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book develops an authentic and revolutionary musical analysis of ancient Greek poetry. It brings the interpretation of ancient verse into step with the sorts of analyses customarily enjoyed by ... More

Days Linked by SongPrudentius' Cathemerinon

Days Linked by Song: Prudentius' Cathemerinon

Gerard O'Daly

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199263950
eISBN:
9780191741364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263950.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Prudentius is arguably the greatest Latin poet of late antiquity. This book provides the Latin text, a new English verse translation, and critical reviews on each of his twelve lyric poems, the ... More

Device and Composition in the Greek Epic Cycle

Device and Composition in the Greek Epic Cycle

Benjamin Sammons

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190614843
eISBN:
9780190614867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190614843.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

From a corpus of Greek epics known in antiquity as the “Epic Cycle,” six poems dealt with the same Trojan War mythology as the Homeric poems. Though they are now lost, these poems were much read and ... More

Dirty LoveThe Genealogy of the Ancient Greek Novel

Dirty Love: The Genealogy of the Ancient Greek Novel

Tim Whitmarsh

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780199742653
eISBN:
9780190880798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199742653.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Where does the Greek novel come from? This book argues that whereas much of Greek literature was committed to a form of cultural purism, presenting itself as part of a continuous tradition reaching ... More

E. E. Cummings' Modernism and the ClassicsEach Imperishable Stanza

E. E. Cummings' Modernism and the Classics: Each Imperishable Stanza

J. Alison Rosenblitt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198767152
eISBN:
9780191821332
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767152.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The American modernist E.E. Cummings is not usually thought of as a classically-influenced poet. With his experimental form and syntax, his irreverence, and his rejection of the highbrow, there are ... More

The Epic CycleA Commentary on the Lost Troy Epics

The Epic Cycle: A Commentary on the Lost Troy Epics

M. L. West

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199662258
eISBN:
9780191745942
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662258.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Iliad and Odyssey do not cover the main story of the Trojan War. The whole saga, which includes Zeus' plan to reduce the world's population, the Judgment of Paris and seduction of Helen, the ... More

Epic InteractionsPerspectives on Homer, Virgil, and the Epic Tradition Presented to Jasper Griffin by Former Pupils

Epic Interactions: Perspectives on Homer, Virgil, and the Epic Tradition Presented to Jasper Griffin by Former Pupils

M. J. Clarke, B. G. F. Currie, and R. O. A. M. Lyne (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199276301
eISBN:
9780191706011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276301.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This collection of chapters, written by former pupils of his, celebrates the career of Jasper Griffin, one of the foremost modern scholars of classical epic. The book surveys the epic tradition from ... More

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