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ix, 334 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • PREFACE -- ABBREVIATIONS -- PROLEGOMENA -- 1. What was the Epic Cycle? -- 2. Proclus Chrestomatheias Eklogai and Apollodorus Bibliotheke -- 3. The formation of the Cycle -- 4. Ascriptions -- 5. Reflexes in Archaic and Classical art and literature -- 6. The Cycle in the Hellenistic and early Roman periods -- 7. Reconstructing the poems -- COMMENTARIES -- 1. Cypria -- 2. Aethiopis -- 3. Little Iliad -- 4. Iliou Persis -- 5. Nostoi -- 6. Telegony -- EXCURSUS: THE DEATH OF ODYSSEUS -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- INDEXES.
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The Iliad and Odyssey do not cover the main story of the Trojan War. The whole saga, which includes Zeus' plan to reduce the world's population, the Judgment of Paris and seduction of Helen, the start of the campaign, the Wooden Horse, the fall of Achilles, the homecoming of Agamemnon, and the eventual death of Odysseus, was related in six other epics, dating from 630-560 BCE, that were influential for lyric poets, tragedians, and artists of the classical age but are known to us only through fragments and brief prose summaries. In this book Martin West presents all the source material and provides the first comprehensive commentary on it, making full use of iconographic as well as literary evidence. Discussing the individual fragments and testimonia, he endeavours to reconstruct the connections between them, so far as possible, and to build up a picture of the plan and course of each poem. In a substantial introduction he addresses general issues, including the nature and formation of the Epic Cycle, the status of the summaries of the Troy epics preserved under the name of Proclus, the validity of the attested ascriptions to particular poets, the reflexes of the Cycle in early art and literature, and its fortunes in and after the Hellenistic period.
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  • PREFACE -- ABBREVIATIONS -- PROLEGOMENA -- 1. What was the Epic Cycle? -- 2. Proclus Chrestomatheias Eklogai and Apollodorus Bibliotheke -- 3. The formation of the Cycle -- 4. Ascriptions -- 5. Reflexes in Archaic and Classical art and literature -- 6. The Cycle in the Hellenistic and early Roman periods -- 7. Reconstructing the poems -- COMMENTARIES -- 1. Cypria -- 2. Aethiopis -- 3. Little Iliad -- 4. Iliou Persis -- 5. Nostoi -- 6. Telegony -- EXCURSUS: THE DEATH OF ODYSSEUS -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- INDEXES.
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The Iliad and Odyssey do not cover the main story of the Trojan War. The whole saga, which includes Zeus' plan to reduce the world's population, the Judgment of Paris and seduction of Helen, the start of the campaign, the Wooden Horse, the fall of Achilles, the homecoming of Agamemnon, and the eventual death of Odysseus, was related in six other epics, dating from 630-560 BCE, that were influential for lyric poets, tragedians, and artists of the classical age but are known to us only through fragments and brief prose summaries. In this book Martin West presents all the source material and provides the first comprehensive commentary on it, making full use of iconographic as well as literary evidence. Discussing the individual fragments and testimonia, he endeavours to reconstruct the connections between them, so far as possible, and to build up a picture of the plan and course of each poem. In a substantial introduction he addresses general issues, including the nature and formation of the Epic Cycle, the status of the summaries of the Troy epics preserved under the name of Proclus, the validity of the attested ascriptions to particular poets, the reflexes of the Cycle in early art and literature, and its fortunes in and after the Hellenistic period.
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v, 229 pages : maps ; 26 cm
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vi, 241 p. : maps ; 23 cm.
This survey of selected works, designed for both students and general readers with an interest in the Trojan war, Greek mythology and the ancient tradition of Troy stories, provides a background that should help readers to recognize and appreciate the ancient, unbroken and continually recreated tradition. The first chapter explores the historical and archaeological background of the Mycenaean Bronze Age and the city of Troy. Next comes an overview of ancient Greek poetry and the Troy Cycle. Subsequent chapters deal with selected Troy stories from Homer through to the 20th century. The final chapter surveys the rich variety of Troy-related materials available, including novels, plays, games, films and Internet sites.
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This survey of selected works, designed for both students and general readers with an interest in the Trojan war, Greek mythology and the ancient tradition of Troy stories, provides a background that should help readers to recognize and appreciate the ancient, unbroken and continually recreated tradition. The first chapter explores the historical and archaeological background of the Mycenaean Bronze Age and the city of Troy. Next comes an overview of ancient Greek poetry and the Troy Cycle. Subsequent chapters deal with selected Troy stories from Homer through to the 20th century. The final chapter surveys the rich variety of Troy-related materials available, including novels, plays, games, films and Internet sites.
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PN56 .T76 T46 2004 Unknown
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xix, 234 p. ; 24 cm.
  • War poetry in Britain / Adam Piette
  • British fiction of the war / Rod Mengham
  • War poetry in the USA / Margot Norris
  • The American war novel / James Dawes
  • War journalism in English / Leo Mellor
  • The French war / Debarati Sanyal
  • The German war / Dagmar Barnouw
  • The Soviet war / Katharine Hodgson
  • The Italian war / Robert S.C. Gordon
  • The Japanese war / Reiko Tachibana
  • War writing in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand / Donna Coates
  • Women writers and the war / Gill Plain
  • Life writing and the Holocaust / Phyllis Lassner
  • Theories of trauma / Lyndsey Stonebridge
  • The war in contemporary fiction / Petra Rau.
The literature of World War II has emerged as an accomplished, moving, and challenging body of work, produced by writers as different as Norman Mailer and Virginia Woolf, Primo Levi and Ernest Hemingway, Jean-Paul Sartre and W. H. Auden. This Companion provides a comprehensive overview of the international literatures of the war: both those works that recorded or reflected experiences of the war as it happened, and those that tried to make sense of it afterwards. It surveys the writing produced in the major combatant nations (Britain and the Commonwealth, the USA, Japan, Germany, France, Italy, and the USSR), and explores its common themes. With its chronology and guide to further reading, it will be an invaluable source of information and inspiration for students and scholars of modern literature and war studies.
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  • War poetry in Britain / Adam Piette
  • British fiction of the war / Rod Mengham
  • War poetry in the USA / Margot Norris
  • The American war novel / James Dawes
  • War journalism in English / Leo Mellor
  • The French war / Debarati Sanyal
  • The German war / Dagmar Barnouw
  • The Soviet war / Katharine Hodgson
  • The Italian war / Robert S.C. Gordon
  • The Japanese war / Reiko Tachibana
  • War writing in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand / Donna Coates
  • Women writers and the war / Gill Plain
  • Life writing and the Holocaust / Phyllis Lassner
  • Theories of trauma / Lyndsey Stonebridge
  • The war in contemporary fiction / Petra Rau.
The literature of World War II has emerged as an accomplished, moving, and challenging body of work, produced by writers as different as Norman Mailer and Virginia Woolf, Primo Levi and Ernest Hemingway, Jean-Paul Sartre and W. H. Auden. This Companion provides a comprehensive overview of the international literatures of the war: both those works that recorded or reflected experiences of the war as it happened, and those that tried to make sense of it afterwards. It surveys the writing produced in the major combatant nations (Britain and the Commonwealth, the USA, Japan, Germany, France, Italy, and the USSR), and explores its common themes. With its chronology and guide to further reading, it will be an invaluable source of information and inspiration for students and scholars of modern literature and war studies.
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PR478 .W67 C36 2009 Unknown
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xlii, 240 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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PR9362.6 .W3 R53 2004 Unknown
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xiii p., 2 l., 820 p. 24 cm.
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xxvii, 155 pages : maps ; 22 cm
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PR6003 .L8 A6 2014 Available
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xiii, 262 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
  • Preface -- 1. Unspeakable War -- 2. Unaccountable War -- 3. Unfamiliar Lines -- 4. Unforgettable War.
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Oxford Textual Perspectives is a new series of informative and provocative studies focused upon literary texts (conceived of in the broadest sense of that term) and the technologies, cultures and communities that produce, inform, and receive them. It provides fresh interpretations of fundamental works and of the vital and challenging issues emerging in English literary studies. By engaging with the materiality of the literary text, its production, and reception history, and frequently testing and exploring the boundaries of the notion of text itself, the volumes in the series question familiar frameworks and provide innovative interpretations of both canonical and less well-known works. The Great War shaped the modern world, and much of its literary imagination. Literature and the Great War insightfully reassesses this impact, analysing a wide range of authors, both established and less well-known, and re-examining critical judgements, popular assumptions - even 'myths' - about war writing that have developed in the century or so that has followed. By looking at all genres of Great War writing in a single volume, the study allows reconsideration of the relative merits of the period's much-praised poetry and its generally less celebrated narrative texts. Randall Stevenson looks far beyond the work of soldier-authors, considering also the role of an older generation of writers - ones whose reputations were established before the war began - as well as the impact of war on the modernist imagination developing afterwards, in the 1920s. Literature and the Great War examines the context in which this literature was produced. Taking into consideration military life, the role of newspapers, war correspondents, politicians and propagandists. The unintelligible violence of the Great War placed a huge amount of pressure on the language, imagination, and textual practice of all who attempted to describe it. Incisively reconsidering these fundamental issues, Literature and the Great War challenges and rejuvenates approaches to its subject, redefining the interconnections of history, culture, and literary imagination in the early decades of the twentieth century.
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  • Preface -- 1. Unspeakable War -- 2. Unaccountable War -- 3. Unfamiliar Lines -- 4. Unforgettable War.
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Oxford Textual Perspectives is a new series of informative and provocative studies focused upon literary texts (conceived of in the broadest sense of that term) and the technologies, cultures and communities that produce, inform, and receive them. It provides fresh interpretations of fundamental works and of the vital and challenging issues emerging in English literary studies. By engaging with the materiality of the literary text, its production, and reception history, and frequently testing and exploring the boundaries of the notion of text itself, the volumes in the series question familiar frameworks and provide innovative interpretations of both canonical and less well-known works. The Great War shaped the modern world, and much of its literary imagination. Literature and the Great War insightfully reassesses this impact, analysing a wide range of authors, both established and less well-known, and re-examining critical judgements, popular assumptions - even 'myths' - about war writing that have developed in the century or so that has followed. By looking at all genres of Great War writing in a single volume, the study allows reconsideration of the relative merits of the period's much-praised poetry and its generally less celebrated narrative texts. Randall Stevenson looks far beyond the work of soldier-authors, considering also the role of an older generation of writers - ones whose reputations were established before the war began - as well as the impact of war on the modernist imagination developing afterwards, in the 1920s. Literature and the Great War examines the context in which this literature was produced. Taking into consideration military life, the role of newspapers, war correspondents, politicians and propagandists. The unintelligible violence of the Great War placed a huge amount of pressure on the language, imagination, and textual practice of all who attempted to describe it. Incisively reconsidering these fundamental issues, Literature and the Great War challenges and rejuvenates approaches to its subject, redefining the interconnections of history, culture, and literary imagination in the early decades of the twentieth century.
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PR408 .W37 S74 2013 Unknown
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vii, 216 p. ; 22 cm.
"Reimagining the War Memorial, Reinterpreting the Great War: The Formats of British Commemorative Fiction" is an in-depth analysis of the role of British war memorials in literature and film, in the wider context of the commemorative trend in contemporary culture. The Sheffield City Battalion Memorial, the Menin Gate Memorial, the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme, the Royal Artillery Memorial, and the Shot at Dawn Memorial are the focus of the discussion, which aims to show how the meanings assigned to specific war memorials create ideologically diverse interpretations of the British experience of the Great War, ranging from the futility myth to the imperial sublime. The epistemological ambivalence of the war memorial lies at the heart of the analysis of the selected novels, films and plays, for the condemnation of a military conflict as a historical evil does not necessarily exclude the possibility of honouring the men who fought in it.
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"Reimagining the War Memorial, Reinterpreting the Great War: The Formats of British Commemorative Fiction" is an in-depth analysis of the role of British war memorials in literature and film, in the wider context of the commemorative trend in contemporary culture. The Sheffield City Battalion Memorial, the Menin Gate Memorial, the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme, the Royal Artillery Memorial, and the Shot at Dawn Memorial are the focus of the discussion, which aims to show how the meanings assigned to specific war memorials create ideologically diverse interpretations of the British experience of the Great War, ranging from the futility myth to the imperial sublime. The epistemological ambivalence of the war memorial lies at the heart of the analysis of the selected novels, films and plays, for the condemnation of a military conflict as a historical evil does not necessarily exclude the possibility of honouring the men who fought in it.
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PR478 .W65 S65 2012 Unknown
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xix, 296 p. : map ; 24 cm.
  • The things they carried
  • Chain of command
  • Terms of engagement
  • Enemy lines
  • Land of my fathers
  • In God we trust
  • Man down
  • No hostages
  • The death of Hektor
  • Everlasting glory.
  • The things they carried
  • Chain of command
  • Terms of engagement
  • Enemy lines
  • Land of my fathers
  • In God we trust
  • Man down
  • No hostages
  • The death of Hektor
  • Everlasting glory.
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PA4037 .A5955 2009 Unknown
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283 p.
Euripides' "Hecuba" is a drama dominated by by the terrible vengeance which Hecuba takes on the faithless Polymestor after the fall of Troy. This study sets out to re-evaluate this important, yet often maligned, Euripides play.
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Euripides' "Hecuba" is a drama dominated by by the terrible vengeance which Hecuba takes on the faithless Polymestor after the fall of Troy. This study sets out to re-evaluate this important, yet often maligned, Euripides play.
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PA3973.H3 M67 1995 Unknown

12. The First World War [1990]

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xi, 212 p., [4] p. of plates : ill. ; 22 cm.
The Great War was the first in British history to involve virtually the entire population of Britain. A vast quantity of poems, fiction, essays, speeches, letters, memoirs and other written material was produced during 1914 and 1918 and Dominic Hibberd chooses both famous passages and excerpts which have never before been reprinted from both the imaginative poetry and prose of the period and documents such as newspapers and politicians' speeches. The linking commentary illuminates the very close relationship between the literature and history of this time, which is further highlighted by the chronological table plates section and further reading sections.
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The Great War was the first in British history to involve virtually the entire population of Britain. A vast quantity of poems, fiction, essays, speeches, letters, memoirs and other written material was produced during 1914 and 1918 and Dominic Hibberd chooses both famous passages and excerpts which have never before been reprinted from both the imaginative poetry and prose of the period and documents such as newspapers and politicians' speeches. The linking commentary illuminates the very close relationship between the literature and history of this time, which is further highlighted by the chronological table plates section and further reading sections.
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PR1148 .F57 Unknown

13. A fable [1989]

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262 p. ; 24 cm.
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PS3511.A86 F334 1989 Unknown
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xx, 332 p. ; 24 cm.
An anthology of wartime and post-literary memorabilia, telling the story of the time from the outbreak of hostilities in 1939 until the Festival of Britain in 1951 which signalled the end of austerity. Many of the pieces are by little-known writers, some of whom were killed in action.
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An anthology of wartime and post-literary memorabilia, telling the story of the time from the outbreak of hostilities in 1939 until the Festival of Britain in 1951 which signalled the end of austerity. Many of the pieces are by little-known writers, some of whom were killed in action.
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PR1111 .W37 W37 1989 Unknown
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vii, 157 p. ; 24 cm.
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PA4037 .J58 1988 Available
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406 p. : ill., ports. ; 25 cm.
This anthology looks at a broad, international cross-section of literary talent cut short by the 1914-18 War and is published to coincide with the Armistice Festival on the 70th anniversary of the end of World War I. The writers include both the familiar names of Rupert Brooke, Wilfred Owen, Saki, Edward Thomas, Apollinaire and Alain-Fournier and some who are receiving English translation for the first time such as Hungarian Geza Gyoni and Czech Frantisek Gellner or the German Alfred Sack. In all, some 70 writers from just about all the combatant nations are represented. Extracts from their work are cited with introductory essays and biographical and bibliographical details, while an appendix lists some 800 writers who are known to have been killed during the war. Tim Cross is responsible for mounting the Armistice Festival, the first international artistic commemoration of the fallen of World War I.
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This anthology looks at a broad, international cross-section of literary talent cut short by the 1914-18 War and is published to coincide with the Armistice Festival on the 70th anniversary of the end of World War I. The writers include both the familiar names of Rupert Brooke, Wilfred Owen, Saki, Edward Thomas, Apollinaire and Alain-Fournier and some who are receiving English translation for the first time such as Hungarian Geza Gyoni and Czech Frantisek Gellner or the German Alfred Sack. In all, some 70 writers from just about all the combatant nations are represented. Extracts from their work are cited with introductory essays and biographical and bibliographical details, while an appendix lists some 800 writers who are known to have been killed during the war. Tim Cross is responsible for mounting the Armistice Festival, the first international artistic commemoration of the fallen of World War I.
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PN56.W3 L67 1988 Unknown
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PN56.W3 L67 1988 Available
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x, 341 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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PA4037 .E39 1987 Unknown
PA4037 .E39 1987 Unknown
PA4037 .E39 1987 Unknown
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PA4037 .E39 1987 Unknown
PA4037 .E39 1987 Unknown
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70 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
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N7760 .W48 Unknown
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xii, 122 p. ; 24 cm.
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PS3511.A86 F333 1983 Unknown
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144 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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PR601 .L6 Unknown

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