Australian Books in Print 1999

2 Volumes

Author: K G Saur Books

Publisher: K G Saur Verlag Gmbh & Company


Category: Reference

Page: 2200

View: 677

Whether you're looking for a book published in Australia, about Australia, or written by an Australian, you're sure to find it in Australian Books in Print. All together, some 80,000 active titles -- fiction, nonfiction, juvenile, adult, professional, large format, and standard size -- are indexed by title, author, and keyword. To facilitate ordering, 11,000 Australian publishers and distributors are profiled by name, address, personnel, sales terms, and more. Information on local agents of overseas publishers, Australian representation, associations, literary awards, and book series is also provided.

The Pipes of Pan

Intertextuality and Literary Filiation in the Pastoral Tradition from Theocritus to Milton

Author: Thomas K. Hubbard

Publisher: University of Michigan Press


Category: History

Page: 390

View: 448

Examines the pastoral tradition as an interconnected mega-poem

Song Exchange in Roman Pastoral

Author: Evangelos Karakasis

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter


Category: History

Page: 385

View: 408

Agonistic or friendly song exchange in idyllic settings forms the very heart of Roman pastoral. By examining in detail the evolution of a wide variety of literary, linguistic, stylistic, and metrical features, the present book focuses on how politics, panegyrics, elegy, heroic, and didactic poetry function as guest genres within the pastoral host genre, starting from Vergil and continuing with Calpurnius Siculus, the Einsiedeln Eclogues and Nemesianus.

The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics

Author: Roland Greene

Publisher: Princeton University Press


Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 1639

View: 498

Rev. ed. of: The Princeton encyclopedia of poetry and poetics / Alex Preminger and T.V.F. Brogan, co-editors; Frank J. Warnke, O.B. Hardison, Jr., and Earl Miner, associate editors. 1993.

Critical Survey of Drama: Minna Canth - Richard Foreman

Author: Carl Edmund Rollyson

Publisher: Salem PressInc


Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 4558

View: 151

Combines, updates, and expands two earlier Salem Press reference sets: Critical survey of drama, Rev. ed., English language series, published in 1994, and Critical survey of drama, Foreign language series, published in 1986. This new 8 vol. set contains 6

Virgil: The Aeneid

Author: K. W. Gransden

Publisher: Cambridge University Press


Category: Fiction

Page: 111

View: 862

This guide offers a complete account of the historical setting and significance of The Aeneid, and discusses Virgil's use of Homer's Iliad and Odyssey, as well as the most celebrated episodes in the poem, including the tragedy of Dido and Aeneas' visit to the underworld. The volume examines Virgil's psychological and philosophical insights, and analyzes the poem's status as the central classical work of European culture. The guide to further reading has been updated and will prove an invaluable resource. First Edition Hb (1990): 0-521-32329-0 First Edition Pb (1990): 0-521-31157-8

Manual of Botany for North America

Containing Generic and Specific Descriptions of the Indigenous Plants and Common Cultivated Exotics, Growing North of the Gulf of Mexico

Author: Amos Eaton



Category: Botany

Page: 672

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The Literary Universe of Jorge Luis Borges

An Index to References and Allusions to Persons, Titles, and Places in His Writings

Author: Daniel Balderston

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group


Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 305

View: 564

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