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Porphyry S Homeric Questions On The Iliad

Author : John A. MacPhail Jr.
ISBN : 9783110216806
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The Homeric Questions of the philosopher Porphyry (3rd cent. CE) is an important work in the history of Homeric criticism. Porphyry applies the dictum that “the poet explains himself” to solve questions of interpretation in Homer. This new edition of the Questions on the Iliad eliminates much that was wrongly attributed to Porphyry in the old edition (1880). In the interest of the non-specialist, the new text has a facing translation in English. The commentary explains Porphyry’s arguments and the editor’s textual decisions.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Iliad

Author : Geoffrey Stephen Kirk
ISBN : 0521312094
Genre : Achilles (Greek mythology) in literature
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Homer The Iliad

Author : Walter Leaf
ISBN : 9781108016872
Genre : History
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Volume 2 of Leaf's edition of the Iliad contains books 13-24 of Homer's poem, with introduction and notes.
Category: History

Shakespeare And Violence

Author : R. A. Foakes
ISBN : 0521527430
Genre : Drama
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This 2002 book explores the nature of violence in Shakespeare's plays and its connection to our own time.
Category: Drama

The Genesis Of Ezra Pound S Cantos

Author : Ronald L. Bush
ISBN : 9781400853397
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Ronald Hush traces the organic development of the poem and demonstrates that what seems to be eccentricity in the Cantos frequently corresponds to the common practice of Pound's contemporaries. Originally published in 1977. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Iliad Of Homer

Author : Homer
ISBN : UCD:31175010669466
Genre : Achilles (Greek mythology)
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Stoic Studies

Author : A. A. Long
ISBN : 0520229746
Genre : History
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"Long's discussions enjoy consistently thorough contextualization; psychology cannot be understood without natural philosophy, nor dialectic without ethics, and Long's case studies show both that and how that is the case, in persuasive detail and with enviable clarity. The pieces fall into three subject areas: intellectual and cultural inheritance, ethics, and psychology."--Catherine Atherton, New College, Oxford "A. A. Long's Stoic Studies does far more than bring together a set of important papers on Stoicism. Read together, the papers in this collection paint two pictures. One is of the author and his broad-minded pursuit of an intellectual 'fascination,' a pursuit carried out with historical and literary rigour as well as considerable philosophical ingenuity. The other is of the Stoic school itself, emerging from a passion for Socratic arguments... It is a long and remarkably rich philosophical history, and Tony Long has done a very great deal to help others feel its fascination."--Brad Inwood, University of Toronto "Long writes in a lucid, engaging way, even when treating difficult subjects or referring to complex scholarly and philosophical debates. He has a special gift for combining, in thirty pages or so, an illuminating survey of a topic with at least one sustained analysis of a key text or theory. As a result, this collection has a coherence and internal development that makes it comparable with a good monograph."--Christopher Gill, University of Exeter
Category: History