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This compact and severely up to date advent to Roman satire examines the improvement of the style, focusing relatively at the literary and social performance of satire. It considers why it was once vital to the Romans and why it nonetheless issues.

  • Provides a compact and significantly updated creation to Roman satire.
  • Focuses at the improvement and serve as of satire in literary and social contexts.
  • Takes account of modern serious approaches.
  • Keeps the uninitiated reader in brain, presuming no earlier wisdom of the subject.
  • Introduces every one satirist in his personal historic time and position – together with the masters of Roman satire, Lucilius, Horace, Persius, and Juvenal.
  • Facilitates comparative and intertextual dialogue of alternative satirists.

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Download E-books Untersuchungen zur Gestaltung und zum historischen Stoff der ""Johannis"" Coripps (Untersuchungen Zur Antiken Literatur Und Geschichte) (German Edition) PDF

Die vorliegende Studie befasst sich mit der Johannis, dem großen Feldherrenepos des bedeutenden spätantiken Dichters Coripp. Dieses Werk ist dem Wirken des Feldherrn Johannes Troglita gewidmet, dem unter Kaiser Justinian I. im Jahre 548 n. Chr. die Rückeroberung Nordafrikas gelang. Thomas Gärtner verfolgt ein doppeltes Erkenntnisziel: Zum einen wird Coripps Rekurs auf historische Quellen- insbesondere Prokop - beleuchtet. Zum anderen und nicht minder bedeutsam ist die systematische literaturgeschichtliche Verortung von Coripps Werk in der culture der lateinischen Dichtung. Eine version des Textes und einen ausführlichen Stellenkommentar wird Thomas Gärtner 2009 und 2010 vorlegen.

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Download E-books The Epitome Of Queen Lilavati: Volume 1 (Clay Sanskrit Library) PDF

The Epitome of Queen Lilávati tells the tales of the lives of a bunch of souls as they go through a sequence of embodiments on their method to ultimate liberation from the continuous cycle of demise and rebirth. advised as a way to advertise the non-violent ethic of Jainism, it abounds in memorable incidents and characters, reminiscent of Dhana, the wealthy service provider who tried to justify dishonest in alternate, Padmaratha, who whereas invisible tried to seduce the women of the royal loved ones, and Vasundhara, the substitute holy guy who used to be stuck in a compromising place with a feminine dog.

Written in 1297 CE by way of the Jain poet-monk Jina·ratna, The Epitome of Queen Lilávati is undeservedly virtually unknown open air India. within the tales, embodied souls endure all too human adventures in a succession of lives, as they improve to ultimate free up. The ebook abounds in memorable incidents and characters, regarding Queen Lilávati and her husband, King Simha, via the teacher-monk Sámara·sena.

Co-published via manhattan college Press and the JJC Foundation

For extra in this identify and different titles within the Clay Sanskrit sequence, please stopover at http://www.claysanskritlibrary.org

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Download E-books Cognitive Approaches to Old English Poetry (Anglo-Saxon Studies) PDF

"A significant, considerate research, making use of new and critical interpretative and significant views to a imperative variety of outdated English poetry." Professor John Hines, Cardiff college Cognitive ways to literature provide new and interesting methods of analyzing literature and mentalities, by way of bringing principles and methodologies from Cognitive technological know-how into the research of literature and tradition. whereas those ways are of specific worth with regards to figuring out the texts of distant societies, they must date made little or no impression on Anglo-Saxon reviews. This publication accordingly acts as a pioneer, mapping out the recent box, explaining its relevance to outdated English Literary reports, and demonstrating in perform its program to various key vernacular poetic texts, together with Beowulf, The Wanderer, and poems from the Exeter publication. Adapting key principles from 3 comparable fields - Cognitive Literary/Cultural reports, Cognitive Poetics, and Conceptual Metaphor idea - together with extra known versions, derived from Literary research, Stylistics, and historic Linguistics, permits numerous new methods of wondering outdated English literature to emerge. It allows a scientific technique of analyzing and accounting for the conceptual buildings that underpin Anglo-Saxon poetics, in addition to fuller explorations, on the point of psychological processing, of the workings of literary language in context. the result's a suite of techniques to examining Anglo-Saxon textuality, via distinctive experiences of the strategies, psychological schemas, and associative common sense implied in and caused via the evocative language and which means constructions of surviving works. Antonina Harbus is Professor within the division of English at Macquarie collage, Sydney, Australia.

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Download E-books Theogony and Works and Days (Oxford World's Classics) PDF

Hesiod, who lived in Boetia within the overdue 8th century BC, is among the oldest recognized, and doubtless the oldest of Greek poets. His Theogony includes a systematic family tree of the gods from the start of the realm and an account of the struggles of the Titans. against this, Works and Days is a compendium of ethical and useful recommendation on husbandry, and throws special and interesting mild on archaic Greek society. in addition to supplying the earliest identified assets for the myths of Pandora, Prometheus and the Golden Age, Hesiod's poetry offers a worthwhile account of the ethics and superstitions of the society within which he lived. not like Homer, Hesiod writes approximately himself and his relations, and he will be the first character in ecu literature. This new translation, by way of a number one professional at the Hesiodic poems combines accuracy with clarity. it's followed via an creation and explanatory notes.
concerning the sequence: For over a hundred years Oxford World's Classics has made on hand the widest diversity of literature from around the world. every one reasonable quantity displays Oxford's dedication to scholarship, supplying the main exact textual content plus a wealth of different precious beneficial properties, together with professional introductions via major professionals, precious notes to elucidate the textual content, up to date bibliographies for additional research, and masses extra.

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Download E-books A Midsummer Night's Dream (No Fear Shakespeare) PDF

No worry Shakespeare offers the total textual content of A Midsummer Night's Dream at the left-hand web page, side-by-side with an easy-to-understand translation at the right.

 

Each No worry Shakespeare contains

  • The complete text of the unique play
  • A line-by-line translation that places Shakespeare into daily language
  • A entire record of characters with descriptions
  • Plenty of helpful commentary

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Download E-books The Metamorphoses of Antoninus Liberalis: A Translation with a Commentary PDF

Those 41 stories written within the moment century advert by means of Greek writer Antoninus Liberalis and translated from the Greek for the 1st time, supply an strange perception into the preoccupations and legends of antiquity. those stories are quirky, intriguing and occasionally tense. Many have relevance for contemporary in addition to classical figuring out of psychology and the mind's eye. every one tale is usefully supplied with complete annotation and observation.

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