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Menander, Volume II: Heros. Theophoroumene. Karchedonios. Kitharistes. Kolax. Koneiazomenai. Leukadia. Misoumenos. Perikeiromene. Perinthia Loeb Classical Library 459
ISBN: HB: 9780674995062, Harvard University Press, December 1996
512 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Spectacular new finds, many of them in Egypt at Oxyrhynchus, have dramatically expanded the extant work of Menander since Allinson's one volume Loeb edition was published in 1921. This new Loeb Menander is three times the size of the Allinson volume....
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Hypatia of Alexandria
ISBN: PB: 9780674437760, Harvard University Press, October 1996
176 pp., 20.6x13.7 cm
Hypatia – brilliant mathematician, eloquent Neoplatonist, and a woman renowned for her beauty – was brutally murdered by a mob of Christians in Alexandria in 415. She has been a legend ever since. In this engrossing book, Maria Dzielska searches behi...
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Ministry of Illusion Nazi Cinema and Its Afterlife
ISBN: PB: 9780674576407, Harvard University Press, October 1996
480 pp., 15.6x23.4 cm , 40 halftones, 4 tables, 2 line illus.
German cinema of the Third Reich, even a half-century after Hitler's demise, still provokes extreme reactions. "Never before and in no other country", observes director Wim Wenders, "have images and language been abused so unscrupulously as here, nev...
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Homos
ISBN: PB: 9780674406209, Harvard University Press, October 1996
218 pp., 23.3x14.7 cm
Acclaimed for his intricate, incisive, and often controversial explorations of art, literature, and society, Leo Bersani now addresses homosexuality in America. Hardly a day goes by without the media focusing an often sympathetic beam on gay life –...
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Nietzsche The Ethics of an Immoralist
ISBN: PB: 9780674624436, Harvard University Press, September 1996
313 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm
Once regarded as a conservative critic of culture, then enlisted by the court theoreticians of Nazism, Nietzsche has come to be revered by postmodern thinkers as one of their founding fathers, a prophet of human liberation who revealed the perspectiv...
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Sophocles, Volume III: Fragments Loeb Classical Library 483
ISBN: HB: 9780674995321, Harvard University Press, May 1996
448 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Sophocles (497/6-406 BCE), the second of the three great tragedians of Athens and by common consent one of the world's greatest poets, wrote more than 120 plays. Only seven of these survive complete, but we have a wealth of fragments, from which much...
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Hippocrates, Volume VIII: Places in Man. Glands. Fleshes. Prorrhetic 1-2. Physician. Use of Liquids. Ulcers. Haemorrhoids and Fistulas Loeb Classical Library 482
ISBN: HB: 9780674995314, Harvard University Press, February 1996
432 pp., 16x10.8 cm
The medical treatises collected under Hippocrates' name are essential sources of information about the practice of medicine in antiquity and about Greek theories concerning the human body. In this eighth volume of the ongoing Loeb edition of these in...
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Euripides, Volume II: Children of Heracles. Hippolytus. Andromache. Hecuba Loeb Classical Library 484
ISBN: HB: 9780674995338, Harvard University Press, January 1996
528 pp., 16x10.8 cm
One of Athens' greatest poets, Euripides has been prized in every age for the pathos, terror, surprising plot twists, and intellectual probing of his dramatic creations. Here are four of his plays in a new Loeb Classical Library edition. "Hippolytus...
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