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            Ecstasy and Terror: From the Greeks to Game of Thrones
             

            Ecstasy and Terror: From the Greeks to Game of Thrones (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Mendelsohn, Daniel

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            This collection of twenty-four essays exemplifies Daniel Mendelsohn's wide-ranging critical interests in the Greek inheritance, film, literature, television, and the personal essay. As always his writing on these subjects is filtered through his training as a scholar of classical ...

            ISBN 9781681374055
            Published 8 October 2019 by New York Review of Books
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            Middle English Literature: A Critical Study of the Romances, the Religious Lyrics, and Piers Plowman

            Middle English Literature: A Critical Study of the Romances, the Religious Lyrics, and Piers Plowman (Hardback)

            By Kane, George

            • RRP: $212.00
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            Originally published in 1951 Middle English Literature applies methods of literary evaluation to certain Middle English works. Arguing that previous literary criticism has largely focused on the commentary of their historical, social, philological and religious content, the book ...

            ISBN 9780367187156
            Published 2 August 2019 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World
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            Medieval Texts and Images: Studies of Manuscripts from the Middle Ages

            Medieval Texts and Images: Studies of Manuscripts from the Middle Ages (Hardback)

            Edited by Manion, Margaret M.; Muir, Bernard J.

            • RRP: $212.00
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            Originally published in 1991, Medieval Texts and Images is a collection of essays which critically examines medieval manuscripts. The book contains a wide range of contributions, the first examines the relationship of the Legende Doree and its relationship to the aristocratic pat ...

            ISBN 9780367187415
            Published 2 August 2019 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World
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            Old English and Middle English Poetry

            Old English and Middle English Poetry (Hardback)

            By Pearsall, Derek

            • RRP: $233.00
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            Originally published in 1977, Old English and Middle English Poetry provides a historical approach to English poetry. The book examines the conditions out of which poetry grew and argues that the functions that it was assigned are historically integral to an informed understandin ...

            ISBN 9780367190507
            Published 2 August 2019 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World
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            History, Hagiography and Biblical Exegesis: Essays on Bede, Adomnan and Thomas Becket

            History, Hagiography and Biblical Exegesis: Essays on Bede, Adomnan and Thomas Becket (Hardback)

            By O'Reilly, Jennifer; Edited by MacCarron, Mairin; Scully, Diarmuid

            • RRP: $318.00
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            When she died in 2016, Dr Jennifer O'Reilly left behind a body of published and unpublished work in three areas of medieval studies: the iconography of the Gospel Books produced in early medieval Ireland and Anglo-Saxon England; the writings of Bede and his older Irish contempora ...

            ISBN 9780367187071
            Published 1 July 2019 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Variorum Collected Studies
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            Homer's Divine Audience: The Iliad's Reception on Mount Olympus

            Homer's Divine Audience: The Iliad's Reception on Mount Olympus (Hardback)

            By Myers, Tobias

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            The gods of the Iliad have long troubled readers, with many features of their presentation defying satisfactory explanation. This volume presents a new 'metaperformative' approach to the poem's scenes of divine viewing, arguing that the poet uses the gods to model and thereby man ...

            ISBN 9780198842354
            Published 11 July 2019 by Oxford University Press (S3)
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            Bede's Latin Poetry

            Bede's Latin Poetry (Hardback)

            Edited by Lapidge, Michael

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            Bede's Latin Poetry is the first-ever collected edition of Bede's corpus of Latin verse, based on all surviving manuscript evidence. It includes editions of several hymns and epigrams which have not previously been attributed to Bede, and provides the first edition of an early dr ...

            ISBN 9780199242771
            Published 17 September 2019 by Oxford University Press (S3)
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            Series Oxford Medieval Texts
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            Homer's Iliad and the Trojan War: Dialogues on Tradition
             

            Homer's Iliad and the Trojan War: Dialogues on Tradition (Paperback)

            By Haywood, Jan; Mac Sweeney, Naoise

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            In this new volume, Jan Haywood and Naoise Mac Sweeney investigate the position of Homer's Iliad within the wider Trojan War tradition through a series of detailed case studies. From ancient Mesopotamia to twenty-first century America, these examples are drawn from a range of his ...

            ISBN 9781350129412
            Published 19 September 2019 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Bloomsbury Studies in Classical Reception
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            Sophocles' Electra

            Sophocles' Electra (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Roisman, Hanna M.

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            Sophocles' Electra is a riveting play with a long and varied reception. Its nuanced treatment of matricidal revenge with all the questions it raises and its superb poetry have all contributed to making this one of Sophocles' most admired plays. This text and commentary provides s ...

            ISBN 9780190461393
            Published 30 September 2019 by Oxford University Press (S3)
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            Series Oxf Greek Latin College Comment Series
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            A Homeric Catalogue of Shapes: The Iliad and Odyssey Seen Differently
             

            A Homeric Catalogue of Shapes: The Iliad and Odyssey Seen Differently (Hardback)

            By Solms, Charlayn Von

            • RRP: $399.50
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            In the popular imagination, Homer as author of the Iliad and the Odyssey, epitomises poetic genius. So, when scholars proposed that the Homeric epics were not the unique creation of an individual author, but instead reflected a traditional compositional system developed by genera ...

            ISBN 9781350039582
            Published 5 September 2019 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Imagines - Classical Receptions in the Visual and Performing Arts
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