Reprinted articles with recent criticism of Gilgamesh. From "The Epic of Gilgamesh". Poetry Criticism. Ed. Michelle Lee. Vol. 87. Detroit: Gale, Cengage Learning, 2008. 131-279. University of Nevada Las Vegas. Gale. Literature Criticism Online. 1 August 2011 .
Reprinted articles and book chapters of 20th century criticism of "Epic of Gilgamesh". Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism. Ed. Jelena O. Krstovic. Vol. 3. Detroit: Gale Research, 1989. 301-375. University of Nevada Las Vegas. Gale. Literature Criticism Online. 1 August 2011 .
In this ebook, Elton Barker and Joel Christensen celebrate the complexity, innovation and sheer excitement of Homer's two great works, and investigate the controversy surrounding the man behind the myths, asking who he was and whether he even existed.
Dawe, Roger D. "Sophocles (497/496 B. C.-406/405 B. C)." Ancient Greek Authors. Ed. Ward W. Briggs. Vol. 176. Detroit: Gale, 1997. 351-358. Dictionary of Literary Biography Vol. 176. Dictionary of Literary Biography Main Series. Web.
Streaming video, 120 min. Sophocles often won the leading prize at the Dionysia, the principal dramatic festival of Athens; but Oedipus the King was a runner-up, winner of the second prize. Posterity, however, considers the play second to none. The play tells the beginning of the Oedipus saga, setting the stage and creating the characters who will continue the story to its conclusion in Antigone.
Examining the figure of Aesop and the traditions surrounding him, "Aesopic Conversations" offers a portrait of what Greek popular culture might have looked like in the ancient world. What has survived from the literary record of antiquity is almost entirely the product of an elite of birth, wealth, and education, limiting our access to a fuller range of voices from the ancient past. This book, however, explores the anonymous "Life of Aesop" and offers a different set of perspectives.
Hans-Georg Moeller explores the recurring images and ideas that shape the work and offers a variety of useful approaches to understanding and appreciating this canonical text. Moeller expounds on the core philosophical issues addressed in the Daodejing, clarifying such crucial concepts as Yin and Yang and Dao and De. He explains its teachings on a variety of subjects, including sexuality, ethics, desire, cosmology, human nature, the emotions, time, death, and the death penalty. The Daodejing also offers a distinctive ideal of social order and political leadership and presents a philosophy of war and peace.