By Kathleen M. Llewellyn
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By Anthony F. D'Elia
By K. Attar,L. Shutters
By Teodolinda Barolini
The essays within the first part deal with the ideology of affection and hope from the early lyric culture to the Inferno and its antecedents in philosophy and theology. within the moment, Barolini makes a speciality of Dante as inheritor to either the Christian visionary and the classical pagan traditions (with emphasis on Vergil and Ovid). The essays within the 3rd half research the narrative personality of Dante’s Vita nuova, Petrarch’s lyric series, and Boccaccio’s Decameron. Barolini additionally appears to be like on the cultural implications of the editorial heritage of Dante’s rime and at what sparso as opposed to organico spells within the Italian imaginary. within the part on gender, she argues that the didactic texts meant for women’s use and guide, as explored by means of Guittone, Dante, and Boccaccio—but now not by means of Petrarch—were extra revolutionary than the courtly variety for which the Italian culture is celebrated.
Moving from the lyric origins of the Divine Comedy in “Dante and the Lyric previous” to Petrarch’s regressive stance on gender in “Notes towards a Gendered historical past of Italian Literature”—and encompassing, between others, Giacomo da Lentini, Guido Cavalcanti, and Guittone d’Arezzo—these 16 essays through certainly one of our top critics body the literary tradition of thirteenth-and fourteenth-century Italy in clean, illuminating ways in which will turn out priceless and instructive to scholars and students alike.
By Thomas Kohn
Thomas D. Kohn offers a close evaluate of the corpus, laying the foundation for appreciating Seneca's recommendations within the person dramas. all the chapters explores a person tragedy intimately, discussing the dramatis personae and studying how the jobs will be allotted between a restricted variety of actors, in addition to the identification of the refrain. The Dramaturgy of Senecan Tragedy makes a compelling argument for Seneca as an artist and a dramaturg within the real feel of the observe: "a maker of drama." whether Seneca composed his performs for full-blown theatrical staging, a fictive theater of the brain, or whatever in among, Kohn demonstrates that he screens a consistency and a cautious attentiveness to information of functionality. whereas different students have utilized this sort of functionality feedback to person tragedies or scenes, this is often the 1st complete examine of all of the performs in twenty-five years, and the 1st ever to think about not only stagecraft, but additionally metatheatrical concerns reminiscent of the numerous distribution of roles between a constrained variety of actors, as well as the emotional states of the characters. students of classics and theater, besides these trying to degree the performs, will locate a lot of curiosity during this study.
By Barbara Newman
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By Evina Sistakou,Antonios Rengakos
Language and magnificence of epigram is a subject scarcely mentioned within the comparable bibliography. This variation aspires to fill the space via delivering an in-depth examine of dialect, diction, and magnificence in Greek literary and inscribed epigram in a suite of twenty-one contributions authored by means of overseas students. The authors discover the epigrammatic Kunstsprache and issues of dialectical edition, the interchange among poetic and colloquial vocabulary, the employment of hapax legomena, the formalistic makes use of of the epigrammatic discourse (meter, syntactical styles, association of phrases, riddles), a few of the different types of favor in sepulchral, philosophical and pastoral contexts of literary epigrams, and the idiosyncratic diction of inscriptions. this can be a booklet meant for classicists who are looking to evaluation the relationship among the stylistic gains of epigram and its interpretation, in addition to for students willing to appreciate how rhetoric and linguistics can be utilized as a heuristic device for the examine of literature.
By Eugenia Paulicelli
By Moshe Lazar,Norris J. Lacy
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By Anneke B. Mulder-Bakker