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Clark-- Part V. Envoi: Greek philosophers on how to memorise - and learn Maria Michela Sassi. It explores the interaction and development of different 'disciplinary' approaches to memory in Ancient Greece, which will enable a fuller and deeper understanding of the whole phenomenon, and of its specific manifestations. This collection of papers contributes to enriching the current scholarly discussion by refocusing it on the question of how various theories and practices of memory, recollection, and forgetting play themselves out in specific texts and authors from Ancient Greece, within a wide chronological span from the Homeric poems to Plotinus , and across a broad range of genres and disciplines epic and lyric poetry, tragedy, comedy, historiography, philosophy and scientific prose treatises.

G74 Unknown. H Unavailable At bindery Request. How the classics made Shakespeare []. Bate, Jonathan, author. Princeton : Princeton University Press, Description Book — xiv, pages : illustrations ; 23 cm. Summary From one of our most eminent and accessible literary critics, a groundbreaking account of how the Greek and Roman classics forged Shakespeare's imagination Ben Jonson famously accused Shakespeare of having "small Latin and less Greek. Shakespeare was steeped in the classics. Shaped by his grammar school education in Roman literature, history, and rhetoric, he moved to London, a city that modeled itself on ancient Rome.

He worked in a theatrical profession that had inherited the conventions and forms of classical drama, and he read deeply in Ovid, Virgil, and Seneca.

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In a book of extraordinary range, acclaimed literary critic and biographer Jonathan Bate, one of the world's leading authorities on Shakespeare, offers groundbreaking insights into how, perhaps more than any other influence, the classics made Shakespeare the writer he became. Revealing in new depth the influence of Cicero and Horace on Shakespeare and finding new links between him and classical traditions, ranging from myths and magic to monuments and politics, Bate offers striking new readings of a wide array of the plays and poems.

At the heart of the book is an argument that Shakespeare's supreme valuation of the force of imagination was honed by the classical tradition and designed as a defense of poetry and theater in a hostile world of emergent Puritanism. Rounded off with a fascinating account of how Shakespeare became our modern classic and has ended up playing much the same role for us as the Greek and Roman classics did for him, How the Classics Made Shakespeare combines stylistic brilliance, accessibility, and scholarship, demonstrating why Jonathan Bate is one of our most eminent and readable literary critics.

B38 Unknown. Paris : Classiques Garnier, Un exemple, les Bucoliques de Virgile "Erutarettil! Le roman de l'entre-deux-guerres Sur une amplification de Marcel Proust. Cet ouvrage se propose de l'examiner. F8 I34 Unavailable At bindery Request. Journeys to the underworld and heavenly realm in ancient and medieval literature []. Stephens, John Charles, author. The idea of heaven and hell is one of the oldest and most widespread religious beliefs of human civilization. In the history of western literature, this spiritual concept was frequently embedded in stories of underworld and heavenly journeys.

A variety of topics related to the nature of the universe, life on earth and the existence of the gods are explored in these stories. In the ancient western world, otherworldly journey narratives appeared in a wide variety of literary contexts including mythology, poetry and philosophical writings. Later in medieval times, otherworldly journey narratives remained a popular form of literary expression. By focusing upon the "sacred cosmos", the content of these stories is primarily religious in nature.

Rather than discussing mundane existence on earth, these tales describe a fantastic world filled with supernatural beings and miraculous happenings. Journeys to the Underworld and Heavenly Realm in Ancient and Early Medieval Literature examines these fascinating tales of wonder as they appear in the literature of the ancient west and early medieval Europe. O7 S74 Unknown. Once and future antiquities in science fiction and fantasy []. London ; New York : Bloomsbury Academic, Description Book — xii, pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.

Saxa loquuntur? Moses and Brett M. Marshall, University of British Columbia, Canada Valente Works Cited Index. Modern examples from a wide range of media and genres-including Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials and the novels of Helen Oyeyemi, the Rocky Horror Picture Show and Hayao Miyazaki's Spirited Away, and the role-playing games Dungeons and Dragons and Warhammer 40K-are brought alongside episodes from ancient myth, important moments from history, and more. All together, these multifaceted studies add to our understanding of how science fiction and fantasy form important areas of classical reception, not only transmitting but also transmuting images of antiquity.

The volume concludes with an inspiring personal reflection from the New York Times-bestselling author of speculative fiction, Catherynne M. Valente, offering her perspective on the limitless potential of the classical world to resonate with experience today. O53 Available. Description Book — pages : illustrations ; 22 cm. Se dispute-t-on dans les Vies de saint? Q47 Available. A5 Z Available. Weeping for Dido : the classics in the medieval classroom []. Woods, Marjorie Curry, author. Princeton : Princeton University Press, [] Description Book — xxi, pages : illustrations some color ; 22 cm.

Summary Saint Augustine famously oewept for Dido, who killed herself by the sword, and many later medieval schoolboys were taught to respond in similarly emotional ways to the pain of female characters in Virgil TM s Aeneid and other classical texts. In Weeping for Dido, Marjorie Curry Woods takes readers into the medieval classroom, where boys identified with Dido, where teachers turned an unfinished classical poem into a bildungsroman about young Achilles, and where students not only studied but performed classical works.

Woods opens the classroom door by examining teachers TM notes and marginal commentary in manuscripts of the Aeneid and two short verse narratives: the Achilleid of Statius and the Ilias latina, a Latin epitome of Homer TM s Iliad. She focuses on interlinear glosses "individual words and short phrases written above lines of text that elucidate grammar, syntax, and vocabulary, but that also indicate how students engaged with the feelings and motivations of characters.

Interlinear and marginal glosses, which were the foundation of the medieval classroom study of classical literature, reveal that in learning the Aeneid, boys studied and empathized with the feelings of female characters; that the unfinished Achilleid was restructured into a complete narrative showing young Achilles mirroring his mentors, including his mother, Thetis; and that the Ilias latina offered boys a condensed version of the Iliad focusing on the deaths of young men. Manuscript evidence even indicates how specific passages could be performed.

The result is a groundbreaking study that provides a surprising new picture of medieval education and writes a new chapter in the reception history of classical literature. W66 Unknown. A53 Unknown. Teucci, Simonetta, author. I edizione. Description Book — pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm. S73 T48 Available. Antiques uchronies : quand Grecs et Romains imaginent des histoires alternatives []. Description Book — pages ; 23 cm. A67 Available. Antiquities and classical traditions in Latin America [].

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Description Book — pages : illustrations some color ; 23 cm. Summary This collection is the first concerted attempt to explore the significance of classical legacies for Latin American history - from the uses of antiquarian learning in colonial institutions to the currents of Romantic Hellenism which inspired liberators and nation-builders in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Discusses how the model of Roman imperialism, challenges to Aristotle's theories of geography and natural slavery, and Cicero's notion of the patria have had a pervasive influence on thought and politics throughout the Latin American region Brings together essays by specialists in art history, cultural anthropology and literary studies, as well as Americanists and scholars of the classical tradition Shows that appropriations of the Greco-Roman past are a recurrent catalyst for change in the Americas Calls attention to ideas and developments which have been overlooked in standard narratives of intellectual history.

A Unknown. Ars poetica : i classici greci e latini nell'opera di Giorgio Bassani []. Cazzola, Claudio, author. A79 Z Available. Paris : Beauchesne, [] Description Book — pages ; 24 cm. A99 Available. Brill's companion to classics and early anthropology []. Summary The chapters in Brill's Companion to Classics and Early Anthropology explore key points of interaction between classics and anthropology from the eighteenth to the mid-twentieth century. Ancient Greece and Rome played varying roles in early anthropological thinking, from the observations of colonial officials and missionaries, through the ethnography and evolutionary ethnology of the late nineteenth century, and into the professionalized social sciences of the twentieth century.

The chapters illuminate these roles and uncover an intellectual history of fission and fusion, exposing common interests and opposing methodologies, shared theories and conflicting datasets, close collaborations and adversarial estrangements. In augmenting and reevaluating this history, the volume offers a new and nuanced picture of the early formative relationship between the two disciplines.

B Unknown. Brill's companion to prequels, sequels, and retellings of classical epic []. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [] Description Book — xii, pages ; 25 cm. Summary The epics of ancient Greece and Rome are unique in that many went unfinished, or if they were finished, remained open to further narration that was beyond the power, interest, or sometimes the life-span of the poet.

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Such incompleteness inaugurated a tradition of continuance and closure in their reception. Brill's Companion to Prequels, Sequels, and Retellings of Classical Epic explores this long tradition of continuing epics through sequels, prequels, retellings and spin-offs. This collection of essays brings together several noted scholars working in a variety of fields to trace the persistence of this literary effort from their earliest instantiations in the Iliad and Odyssey of Homer to the contemporary novels of Ursula K.

Le Guin and Margaret Atwood. B75 Unknown. Classici e cinema : il sangue e la stirpe []. Classici e cinema, il sangue e la stirpe Conference : Bari, Italy Bari : Cacucci editore, [] Description Book — pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. C53 Available. Classics []. Morley, Neville, author. Cambridge, UK : Polity, Description Book — v, pages : illustration ; 20 cm. Summary 1. What s Wrong with Classics 2. Charting the Past 3. Understanding the Present 4. Anticipating the Future?

Afterword References and Further Reading Index. Knowledge of classical culture, it was believed, produced more cultivated, creative individuals; Greece and Rome were seen as pinnacles of civilization, and the origins of western superiority over the rest of the world. Few today are willing to defend this elitist, sometimes racist, vision of the importance of classics, and it is no longer considered essential education for politicians and professionals. Shouldn t classics then be obsolete?

Far from it. As Neville Morley shows, the ancients are as influential today as they ever have been, and we ignore them at our peril. Not only do they have much to teach us about the past, but they can offer important lessons for the complex cultural, social and political worlds of the present.

Introducing Polity s Why It Matters series: In these short and lively books, world-leading thinkers make the case for the importance of their subjects and aim to inspire a new generation of students. M58 Unknown. Complex inferiorities : the poetics of the weaker voice in Latin literature []. Description Book — 1 online resource. This volume investigates an important and surprisingly widespread phenomenon in Latin literature, which has to date received little sustained discussion: the deliberate assumption of a weaker voice by speakers who in fact hold sufficient status not to be forced into this position.

Though often associated with the markers of imperial hegemony and elite speech, Latin literature evinces a remarkably broad range of strategies designed to enable the adoption of a markedly disempowered voice- from topoi such as recusatio professing a lack of ability to write in status-conforming, superior genres and rhetorical devices such as prosopopoeia artfully and strategically adopting a persona to garner favour, even when this means temporarily forfeiting one's higher status and discursive privileges , to the long-silenced female heroines of Ovid's Heroides and satire's irreverent take on the great and the good by framing its narratives as being articulated 'from below'.

Even large-scale cultural self-positionings fall within this scope, be they expressions of Roman cultural inferiority vis-a-vis classical Greece or the tensions that arise between humble yet spiritually superior Christian writers and their grand, canonical, and classical yet pagan predecessors. The intersecting case studies offered in Complex Inferiorities examine this phenomenon in a wide range of genres, periods, and authors.

By demonstrating that re-negotiating alleged weakness constitutes a central activity in Latin literature, this volume reveals the extent of the literary and cultural-political possibilities opened up by assuming and speaking in voices of weakness and inferiority. Authored by experts in their fields, the individual chapters explore the crucial role of the 'weaker voice' in establishing, perpetuating, and challenging hierarchies and values in a wide range of contexts- from poetics and choices of genre, to social status and intra- and intercultural relations- thereby offering invaluable insights not only for the study of classics, but for literary and cultural studies across the humanities.

D96 Unknown. Engaging classical texts in the contemporary world : from narratology to reception []. Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, Description Book — xii, pages : illustrations ; 24 cm Summary Contemporary classicists often find themselves advocating for the value and relevance of Greco-Roman literature and culture, whether in the classroom, or social media, or newsprint and magazines. In this collection, 12 top scholars apply major critical approaches from other academic fields to open new channels for dialogue between ancient texts and the contemporary world.

This volume considers perennial favorites of classical literature-the Iliad and Odyssey, Greek tragedy, Roman comedy, the Argonautica, and Ovid's Metamorphoses-and their influence on popular entertainment from Shakespeare's plays to Hollywood's toga films. It also engages with unusual and intriguing texts across the centuries, including a curious group of epigrams by Artemidorus found on the island sanctuary of Thera, mysterious fragments of two Aeschylean tragedies, and modern-day North African novels.

These essays engage an array of theoretical approaches from other fields-narratology, cognitive literary theory, feminist theory, New Historicist approaches to gender and sexuality, and politeness theory-without forsaking more traditional philological methods. A new look at hospitality in the Argonautica shows its roots in the changed historical circumstances of the Hellenistic world. The doubleness of Helen and her phantom in Euripides' Helen is even more complex than previously noted.

Particularly illuminating is the recurrent application of reception studies, yielding new takes on the ancient reception of Homer by Apollonius and of Aeschylus by Macrobius, the reception of Plautus by Shakespeare, and more contemporary examples from the worlds of cinema and literature. Students and scholars of classics will find much in these new interpretations and approaches to familiar texts that will expand their intellectual horizons. Specialists in other fields, particularly English, comparative literature, film studies, and gender and sexuality studies, will also find these essays directly relevant to their work.

E54 Unknown. Florilegium Coislinianum. A []. Turnhout : Brepols Publishers, Description Book — cxli, pages ; 26 cm. Summary "This is the editio princeps of the first book of the Florilegium Coislinianum, an important Byzantine anthology dated to the 9th or 10th century.

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It deals with subjects ranging from the creation of angels to sin and virtues. The critical text presented here is based upon a detailed examination of all the known witnesses of the florilegium, and it has been thoroughly compared with its sources. It is supplemented with a philological introduction which studies the manuscript tradition and the relationship of the manuscripts, explains the orthographical peculiarities of the tradition, defines the ratio edendi and discusses the most relevant textual corruptions of the archetype.

C53 V. Hip sublime : beat writers and the classical tradition []. B6 H57 Unknown. Indispensable reading : 1, books from The Arabian Nights to Zola []. Louis, William Roger, author. New York : I. But it is in fact full of treasure, and Indispensable Reading is a map to books that can provide a lifetime of reading that is thoughtful, provocative, pleasurable, and, above all, memorable-for at a minimum, a book worth reading should linger in the mind.

The selections are informed by Wm. Roger Louis's lifetime of reading and 56 years of university teaching. The range of titles is vast. Almost 50 countries are represented in the literature category, and in history the scope is equally broad. A highlight of the book is the carefully curated section on politics. Extensive chapters cover biographies and memoirs, ancient and modern philosophy, and religion. Smaller groupings take account of the social and natural sciences, ethnic and gender studies, and the arts. Indispensable Reading is not meant to be a prescribed course of study.

It is not a standardized list of "best books" or "great books" or "read before you die" books. Many of its choices are quirky, surprising. Ultimately, its goal is to stimulate a reader into making a personal list of titles that he or she finds indispensable, another unique map of the way through the forest of books.

L68 Unknown. Itinerari del testo per Stefano Pittaluga []. Description Book — 2 volumes pages : illustrations some color ; 22 cm. Landscapes of dread in classical antiquity : negative emotion in natural and constructed spaces []. Abject Landscapes of the Iliad William Brockliss 2. Dragonscapes and Dread Daniel Ogden 9. Dread in the Dark? Many works on landscape in classical antiquity focus on themes such as the sacred and the pastoral and the emotions such spaces evoke, such as respectively feelings of awe or tranquillity in settings both urban and rural.

Far less scholarship has been generated by the locus terribilis, the space associated with negative emotions because of the bad things that happen there. The papers in this volume focus on those neglected negative emotions, especially dread - and they do so while treating many types of space, including domestic, suburban, rural and virtual, and while covering many genres and authors, including the epic poems of Homer, Greek tragedy, Roman poetry and historiography, medical writing, paradoxography and the short story. F43 L Unknown. Marginality, canonicity, passion [].

Summary In recent years, the discipline of Classics has been experiencing a profound transformation affecting not only its methodologies and hermeneutic practices - how classicists read and interpret ancient literature - but also, and more importantly, the objects of classical study themselves. This temporal and cultural expansion beyond the 'traditional' remit of the field has had many salutary effects, but reception studies are not without limitations: of particular consequence is a tendency to focus almost exclusively on the most canonical Greek and Latin texts which is partly due to the sheer scale on which they have been received, adapted, discussed, and alluded to since antiquity.

By definition, reception studies are uninterested in texts which have had no 'success', but the result of an implicit adoption of canonicity as an unspoken criterion is the marginalization of other texts which, despite their inherent value, have not experienced so significant a Nachleben. This volume seeks to move beyond the questions of what is central, what is marginal, and why, to explore instead the range and significance of the classical canon and the processes by which it is shaped and changed by its reception in different academic and cultural environments.

By examining the academic study of Classics from the interrelated titular perspectives of marginality, canonicity, and passion, it aims to unveil their many subtle implications and reopen a discussion not only about what makes the discipline unique, but also about what direction it might take in the future. Description Book — xviii, pages : illustrations ; 22 cm. M35 Unknown. Masculine Plural : queer classics, sex, and education []. Ingleheart, Jennifer, auhtor. Jocundus: Robertus; I. Tales out of School; IV. Housman's PraefandaI. A Poet and a Scholar; II.

Words to Play with; IV. Pleasure in Parentheses; V. Praeteritio; VI. Knowingness; VII. Perhaps There's a Man in the CaseV. Conclusion: All Legitimate Delight; Conclusion: Queer Classics; Appendix; Roman Rhymes; Sonnets; Bibliography; Index The Classics were core to the curriculum and ethos of the intensely homosocial Victorian and Edwardian public schools, yet ancient homosexuality and erotic pedagogy were problematic to the educational establishment, which expurgated classical texts with sexual content.

This volume analyses the intimate and uncomfortable nexus between the Classics, sex, and education primarily through the figure of the schoolmaster Philip Gillespie Bainbrigge , whose clandestine writings not only explore homoerotic desires but also offer insightful comments on Classical education. Now a marginalized figure, Bainbrigge's surviving works - a verse drama entitled Achilles in Scyros featuring a cross-dressing Achilles and a Chorus of lesbian schoolgirls, and a Latin dialogue between schoolboys - vividly demonstrate the queer potential of Classics and are marked by a celebration of the pleasures of sex and a refusal to apologize for homoerotic desire.

Reprinted here in their entirety, they are accompanied by chapters setting them in their social and literary context, including their parallels with the writings of Bainbrigge's contemporaries and near contemporaries, such as John Addington Symonds, E. Forster, and A. What emerges is a provocative new perspective on the history of sexuality and the place of the Classics within that history, which demonstrates that a highly queer version of Classics was possible in private contexts.

Masculine plural : queer classics, sex, and education []. Ingleheart, Jennifer, author. Description Book — viii, pages ; 22 cm. Summary The Classics were core to the curriculum and ethos of the intensely homosocial Victorian and Edwardian public schools, yet ancient homosexuality and erotic pedagogy were problematic to the educational establishment, which expurgated classical texts with sexual content. S47 I55 Unknown. Paris : Les Belles Lettres, Description Book — xvii, pages : maps ; 18 cm.

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Alessandria : Edizioni dell'Orso, [] Description Book — x, pages : 1 illustration ; 24 cm. T66 N42 Available. Newly recovered English classical translations, []. Description Book — xii, pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. Summary This is an edition of over never-before-printed English translations of ancient Greek and Latin verse, selected from the surviving manuscripts of a year period. They reveal a far broader, deeper, and richer culture of classical translation than previously apparent, with radical implications for classical reception and literary history.

N38 Unknown. Pain and pleasure in classical times []. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [] Description Book — xiii, pages ; 25 cm.

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Pain and Pleasure in Classical Times attempts to blaze a trail for the cross-disciplinary humanistic study of pain and pleasure, with literature scholars, historians and philosophers all setting out to understand how the Greeks and Romans experienced, managed and reasoned about the sensations and experiences they felt as painful or pleasurable. The book is intended to provoke discussion of a wide range of problems in the cultural history of antiquity. It addresses both the physicality of eros and illness, and physiological and philosophical doctrines, especially hedonism and anti-hedonism in their various forms.

Fine points of terminology Greek is predictably rich in this area receive careful attention. P Unknown. Psychology and the classics : a dialogue of disciplines []. Gradually, though, this is changing: current psychological paradigms offer new approaches in the reading of the Classics, and classical ideas can still inspire reflections on therapeutic practice and the relation between body and mind. This book advocates the merits of marrying both disciplines through a wealth of perspectives"-- Provided by publisher. P78 P79 Unknown. Reading and teaching ancient fiction : Jewish, Christian, and Greco-Roman narratives [].

Summary "The essays in this volume explore facets of ongoing research into the interplay of history, fiction, and narrative in ancient Greco-Roman, Jewish, and Christian texts. Particular attention is given to the way in which ancient authors in a variety of genre and cultural settings employ a range of narrative strategies to reflect on pressing contemporary issues, shape community identity, or provide moral and educational guidance for their readers. This volume, the third in a series of volumes of collected papers emerging from the work of the "Ancient Fictions and Early Christian and Jewish Narrative" section of the Society for Biblical Literature since its formation in , is the first to highlight the growing importance of strategies to integrate the fruits of this research into the university classroom and beyond"-- Provided by publisher.

R Unknown. Reading late antiquity []. R43 Unknown. Recognizing miracles in antiquity and beyond []. M57 R43 Unknown. Il regno errante : l'Arcadia come paradigma politico []. Ferrando, Monica, author. Vicenza : Neri Pozza editore, [] Description Book — pages : illustrations ; 22 cm. P63 F47 Available. Revenge and gender in classical, medieval and renaissance literature []. Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [] Description Book — vi, pages : illustrations ; 24 cm Summary Revenge and Gender from Classical to Renaissance Literature' looks at a range of literary and historical texts to provide an understanding of wider historical continuities and discontinuities in representations of revenge and thereby establishing some of the key paradigms for the way that the relationship between revenge and gender has been configured.

The collection brings together approaches from literary criticism, gender theory, feminism, drama, philosophy, and ethics to allow greater discussion between these subjects and across historical periods and to provide a more complex and nuanced understanding of the ways in which ideas about gender and revenge interrelate. It demonstrates that revenge acts frequently cross-question the very cultural and literary tropes they seem to reinforce since they disrupt as well as affirm conventional cultural constructions about how gender roles shape displays of passion and ideas of agency.

R48 R48 Available. R52 Unavailable In transit. Ruins : classical theater and broken memory []. Johnson, Odai, author. Description Book — viii, pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. Summary Theorizing the effects of memory, absence, and disappearance in classical theater-the aesthetics of ruins. J66 Unknown. Sermo varius et accommodatus : scritti per Maria Silvana Celentano [].

Perugia : Editrice "Pliniana,", Description Book — xv, pages ; 24 cm. S47 Unavailable In transit. Berrens, Dominik, author. Storie di testi e tradizione classica per Luciano Canfora []. Prima edizione. Description Book — viii, pages ; 24 cm. S68 Unknown. Xenia : migranti, stranieri, cittadini tra i classici e il presente []. Milano : Mimesis, [] Description Book — pages ; 21 cm. E59 X46 Unavailable In transit. Ab omni parte beatus : classical essays in honor of James M.

May []. Miller Fulmen vs. Groton translated into modern Greek by Stella Galani. A26 Unknown. Aesthetic experiences and classical antiquity : the significance of form in narratives and pictures []. Grethlein, Jonas, author. Description Book — xiv, pages : illustrations ; 26 cm Summary Prologue: the Sirens' song-- 1. Introduction: the 'as-if' of aesthetic experience. Part I. Narratives: 2. Narratives: experiencing time-- 3. The reconfiguration of time in Heliodorus' Ethiopica-- 4. Pictures: 5. Pictures: the detached gaze-- 6. Seeing in ancient vases-- 7.

Ancient material, he argues, has the capacity to challenge and re-orientate current debates. Comparisons with modern art and literature help to balance the historicism of classical scholarship with transcultural theoretical critique. Grethlein discusses ancient narratives and pictures in order to explore the nature of aesthetic experience. While our responses to both narratives and pictures are vicarious, the 'as-if' on which they are premised is specifically shaped by the form of the representation. Form emerges as a key to how narratives and pictures constitute an important means of engaging with experience.

Combining theoretical reflections with close readings, this book will appeal to art historians as well as to textual scholars. The ancient emotion of disgust []. Hellenic: 1. Levine ; 4.

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Roman and Greek Imperial: 7. Monstrum in fronte, monstrum in animo? The study of emotions and emotional displays has achieved a deserved prominence in recent classical scholarship. The emotions of the classical world can be plumbed to provide a valuable heuristic tool. Emotions can help us understand key issues of ancient ethics, ideological assumptions, and normative behaviors, but, more frequently than not, classical scholars have turned their attention to "social emotions" requiring practical decisions and ethical judgments in public and private gatherings.

The emotion of disgust has been unwarrantedly neglected, even though it figures saliently in many literary genres, such as iambic poetry and comedy, historiography, and even tragedy and philosophy. This collection of seventeen essays by fifteen authors features the emotion of disgust as one cutting edge of the study of Greek and Roman antiquity. Individual contributions explore a wide range of topics. These include the semantics of the emotion both in Greek and Latin literature, its social uses as a means of marginalizing individuals or groups of individuals, such as politicians judged deviant or witches, its role in determining aesthetic judgments, and its potentialities as an elicitor of aesthetic pleasure.

The papers also discuss the vocabulary and uses of disgust in life Galli, actors, witches, homosexuals and in many literary genres: ancient theater, oratory, satire, poetry, medicine, historiography, Hellenistic didactic and fable, and the Roman novel. The Introduction addresses key methodological issues concerning the nature of the emotion, its cognitive structure, and modern approaches to it.

It also outlines the differences between ancient and modern disgust and emphasizes the appropriateness of "projective or second-level disgust" vilification as a means of marginalizing unwanted types of behavior and stigmatizing morally condemnable categories of individuals. The volume is addressed first to scholars who work in the field of classics, but, since texts involving disgust also exhibit significant cultural variation, the essays will attract the attention of scholars who work in a wide spectrum of disciplines, including history, social psychology, philosophy, anthropology, comparative literature, and cross-cultural studies.

A94 A53 Unknown. Wellington : Victoria University Press, A85 Available. Classical literature on screen : affinities of imagination []. Winkler, Martin M. Description Book — xii, pages : illustrations ; 26 cm Summary Part I. The classical sense of cinema and the cinema's sense of antiquity-- 2. Pasolini's and Cocteau's Oedipus: no quarrel of the ancients and the moderns in the cinema age-- Part II.

Elective Affinities: Tragedy and Comedy: 3. Medea's infanticide: how to present the unimaginable-- 4. Non-Elective Affinities: Plot and Theme: 5. Fascinating ur-fascism: the case of 8. Good Nero-- or, the best intentions-- Part V. Aesthetic Affinities: portraits of ladies: 9. Regal beauties in Franco Rossi's films of the Odyssey and Aenid-- Helen of Troy: is this the face that launched a thousand films?

Winkler argues for a new approach to various creative affinities between ancient verbal and modern visual narratives. He examines screen adaptations of classical epic, tragedy, comedy, myth, and history, exploring, for example, how ancient rhetorical principles regarding the emotions apply to moving images and how Aristotle's perspective on thrilling plot-turns can recur on screen. The book demonstrates the undiminished vitality of classical myth and literature in our visual media, as with screen portrayals of Helen of Troy. It is important for all classicists and scholars and students of film, literature, and history.

W56 Unknown. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this. Peine de mort. L'histoire de l'abolition de la peine de mort depuis ses origines. Amnesty International estime que la peine de mort est une violation de ces droits. A bench of Justices S B Sinha and Cyriac Joseph felt the accused Santosh Kumar Satishbhushan Bariyarwas not a professional killer and the crime did not fall under the "rarest of rare" category to warrant a death penalty.

Il va pouvoir se faire couper les cheveux? The Constitutional Court of Korea upheld the death penalty in February, saying the human right to life could be restricted in some cases for the wider public good. Does this mean that the human rights of brutal criminals are not protected [by the constitution]? There has been a general trend to a more punitive society e. But otherwise, that has been reasonable political and economic stability over these years and no obvious major social changes. Improvements in medical techniques have also saved many potential deaths. The threat of death, he says, leads defendants to enter plea deals for life without parole or life with a minimum of 30 years—the two other penalties, besides death, that Oregon allows for aggravated murder.

The Criminal Court originally sentenced Somkid Phumpuang to death for killing Warunee Pimpabutr in January but later commuted the sentence to life imprisonment, citing his confession during the police investigation and trial. However African Americans are six times more likely to be the victim of homicide than white Americans and seven times more likely to be the perpetrators. There cannot be quotas for homicide convictions, the police have to deal with situation that they find, irrespective of the ethnic background of the perpetrator.

I am willing to believe that there was an element of racism in the application of the death penalty in former times where a black defendant would receive the death penalty particularly for killing or raping a white victim but a white person convicted of a similar crime might well not do so.

Almost all defendants in capital cases cannot afford their own attorneys. In many cases, the appointed attorneys are overworked, underpaid, or lacking the trial experience required for death penalty cases. There have even been instances in which lawyers appointed to a death case were so inexperienced that they were completely unprepared for the sentencing phase of the trial. Other appointed attorneys have slept through parts of the trial, or arrived at the court under the influence of alcohol.


The right to an attorney is a vital hallmark of the American judicial system. It is essential that the attorney be experienced in capital cases, be adequately compensated, and have access to the resources needed to fulfil his or her obligations to the client and the court. The proposal would speed up death penalty appeals and lead to earlier executions.

Since then, the issue has been a minefield for Democratic White House aspirants. Should LWP be instituted? To replace the death penalty, most would say yes. As an addition to the present criminal code, the Japan Bar says "No. Most of the Caribbean countries are trying to get it re-introduced.