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Richard P. Martin, Paul Muldoon (translators)
August 1999
After Aristophanestrue to the formal conventions and the spirit of Aristophanes’ comedy of 414 BC, Paul Muldoon loads his latest translation...
June 1999
Widely known as an innovative figure in contemporary archaeology, Michael Shanks has written a challenging contribution to recent debates on the...
Jody Maxmin, Michael F. Marmor, James G. Ravin
October 1996
December 1995
This 1995 book takes as its starting point Plato's incorporation of specific genres of poetry and rhetoric into his dialogues. The author argues that...
Andrew Devine, L.D. Stephens
December 1994
The reconstruction of the prosody of a dead language is, on the face of it, an almost impossible undertaking. However, once a general theory of...
January 1994
The link between weddings and death--as found in dramas ranging from Romeo and Juliet to Lorca's Blood Wedding--plays a central role in the action of...
January 1992
Drawing on recent studies in ethnography and sociolinguistics, Richard Martin here sets forth a poetics of Homeric speeches, which he sees not merely...
January 1992
Greek Tragic Theatre is an illuminating account of how Greek tragedy worked. By analyzing how the plays were realized in performance, Rush Rehm aims...
December 1991
A beautiful gift edition of Thomas Bulfinch's classic retelling of famous myths and folk legends, with interpretive essays by Princeton classics...
Richard Saller, P.D.A. Garnsey
July 1987
During the first, stable period of the Principate (roughly from 27 BC to AD 235), when the empire reached its maximum extent, Roman society and...

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