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Poetic Transformations Eighteenth-Century Cultural Projects on the Mekong Plains
ISBN: HB: 9780674237230, Harvard University Press, July 2019
300 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 2 maps
In the eighteenth century, multiple migratory groups with competing political ambitions converged on the Mekong plains. In the frontier region, literati?officials of a territorially-expanding Vietnamese state crossed paths with a network of diasporic...
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Worship of Confucius in Japan
ISBN: HB: 9780674237261, Harvard University Press, July 2019
450 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 34 photos
How has Confucius, quintessentially and symbolically Chinese, been received throughout Japanese history? "The Worship of Confucius in Japan" provides the first overview of the richly documented and colorful Japanese version of the East Asian ritual t...
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Who Am I? (Mis)Identity and the Polis in "Oedipus Tyrannus"
ISBN: PB: 9780674237940, Harvard University Press, June 2019
270 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
Oedipus's major handicap in life is not knowing who he is – and both parricide and incest result from his ignorance of his identity. With two questions – "Who am I?" and "Who is my father?" – on his mind (and on his lips), the obsessed Oedipus arrive...
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Fragmentary Republican Latin, Volume III: Oratory, Part 1 Loeb Classical Library 540
ISBN: HB: 9780674997233, Harvard University Press, June 2019
580 pp., 16x10.8 cm
The Loeb Classical Library series "Fragmentary Republican Latin" continues with oratory, an important element of Roman life from the earliest times, essential to running public affairs and for advancing individual careers long before it acquired lite...
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Fragmentary Republican Latin, Volume IV: Oratory, Part 2 Loeb Classical Library 541
ISBN: HB: 9780674997240, Harvard University Press, June 2019
485 pp., 16x10.8 cm
The Loeb Classical Library series "Fragmentary Republican Latin" continues with oratory, an important element of Roman life from the earliest times, essential to running public affairs and for advancing individual careers long before it acquired lite...
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Fragmentary Republican Latin, Volume V: Oratory, Part 3 Loeb Classical Library 542
ISBN: HB: 9780674997257, Harvard University Press, June 2019
470 pp., 16x10.8 cm
The Loeb Classical Library series "Fragmentary Republican Latin" continues with oratory, an important element of Roman life from the earliest times, essential to running public affairs and for advancing individual careers long before it acquired lite...
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Menander Rhetor. Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Ars Rhetorica Loeb Classical Library 539
ISBN: HB: 9780674997226, Harvard University Press, June 2019
496 pp., 16x10.8 cm
This volume contains three rhetorical treatises dating probably from the reign of Diocletian (AD 285-312) that provide instruction on how to compose epideictic (display) speeches for a wide variety of occasions both public and private. Two are attrib...
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Homer's Thebes Epic Rivalries and the Appropriation of Mythical Pasts
ISBN: PB: 9780674237926, Harvard University Press, May 2019
426 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
Homer's Iliad and Odyssey are the only early Greek heroic epics to have survived the transition to writing, even though extant evidence indicates that they emerged from a thriving oral culture. Among the missing are the songs of Boeotian Thebes. "Ho...
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Audible Punctuation Performative Pause in Homeric Prosody
ISBN: PB: 9780674237957, Harvard University Press, May 2019
350 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
"Audible Punctuation" focuses on the pause in Homer's Iliad and Odyssey, both as a compositional feature and as a performative aspect of delivery, arguing for the possibilities and limits of expressing phrases in performance. Ronald Blankenborg's ana...
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Becoming Taiwanese Ethnogenesis in a Colonial City, 1880s-1950s
ISBN: HB: 9780674237209, Harvard University Press, May 2019
376 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 25 photos, 3 illus., 7 maps, 4 tables
What does it mean to be Taiwanese? This question sits at the heart of Taiwan's modern history and its place in the world. In contrast to the prevailing scholarly focus on Taiwan after 1987, "Becoming Taiwanese" examines the important first era in the...
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