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Storytelling in the New Hollywood Understanding Classical Narrative Technique
ISBN: PB: 9780674839755, Harvard University Press, November 1999
416 pp., 15.6x23.4 cm , 40 halftones
In a book as entertaining as it is enlightening, Kristin Thompson offers the first in-depth analysis of Hollywood's storytelling techniques and how they are used to make complex, easily comprehensible, entertaining films. She also takes on the myth t...
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Euripides, Volume IV: Trojan Women. Iphigenia among the Taurians. Ion Loeb Classical Library 10
ISBN: HB: 9780674995741, Harvard University Press, November 1999
520 pp., 16x10.8 cm
One of antiquity's greatest poets, Euripides (ca. 485-406 BCE) has been prized in every age for the pathos, terror, surprising plot twists, and intellectual probing of his dramatic creations. Here, in the third volume of a new edition that is receivi...
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Martin Heidegger Between Good and Evil
ISBN: PB: 9780674387102, Harvard University Press, November 1999
496 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm
One of the century's greatest philosophers, without whom there would be no Sartre, no Foucault, no Frankfurt School, Martin Heidegger was also a man of great failures and flaws, a Faustus who made a pact with the devil of his time, Adolf Hitler. The...
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Virgil, Volume I: Eclogues. Georgics. Aeneid, Books 1-6 Loeb Classical Library 63
ISBN: HB: 9780674995833, Harvard University Press, September 1999
608 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Virgil (Publius Vergilius Maro) was born in 70 BCE near Mantua and was educated at Cremona, Milan and Rome. Slow in speech, shy in manner, thoughtful in mind, weak in health, he went back north for a quiet life. Influenced by the group of poets there...
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Greek Elegiac Poetry: From the Seventh to the Fifth Centuries BC Loeb Classical Library 258
ISBN: HB: 9780674995826, Harvard University Press, June 1999
512 pp., 16x10.8 cm
The Greek poetry of the archaic period that we call elegy was composed primarily for banquets and convivial gatherings. Its subject matter consists of almost any topic, excluding only the scurrilous and obscene. In this completely new Loeb Classical...
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Greek Lyric, Volume I: Sappho and Alcaeus Loeb Classical Library 142
ISBN: HB: 9780674991576, Harvard University Press, June 1999
512 pp., 16x10.8 cm
This volume contains the poetic fragments of the two illustrious singers of early sixth-century Lesbos: Sappho, the most famous woman poet of antiquity, whose main theme was love; and Alcaeus, poet of wine, war, and politics, and composer of short hy...
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Greek Lyric, Volume II: Anacreon, Anacreontea, Choral Lyric from Olympus to Alcman Loeb Classical Library 143
ISBN: HB: 9780674991583, Harvard University Press, June 1999
560 pp., 16x10.8 cm
The five volumes in the Loeb Classical Library edition of "Greek Lyric" contain the surviving fragments of solo and choral song. This poetry was not preserved in medieval manuscripts, and few complete poems remain. Later writers quoted from the poets...
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Iliad, Volume I: Books 1-12 Loeb Classical Library 170
ISBN: HB: 9780674995796, Harvard University Press, May 1999
608 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Here is a new Loeb Classical Library edition of Homer's stirring heroic account of the Trojan war and its passions. The eloquent and dramatic epic poem captures the terrible anger of Achilles, "the best of the Achaeans", over a grave insult to his pe...
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Iliad, Volume II: Books 13-24 Loeb Classical Library 171
ISBN: HB: 9780674995802, Harvard University Press, May 1999
656 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Here is a new Loeb Classical Library edition of Homer's stirring heroic account of the Trojan war and its passions. The eloquent and dramatic epic poem captures the terrible anger of Achilles, "the best of the Achaeans", over a grave insult to his pe...
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Greek Iambic Poetry: From the Seventh to the Fifth Centuries BC Loeb Classical Library 259
ISBN: HB: 9780674995819, Harvard University Press, May 1999
560 pp., 16x10.8 cm
The poetry of the archaic period that the Greeks called iambic is characterized by scornful criticism of friend and foe and by sexual license. The purpose of these poems is unclear, but they seem to have some connection with cult songs used in religi...
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