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Choruses of young women in Ancient Greece : their morphology, religious role and social functions.

Collins, Derek. Calame, Claude. Orion, Janice.
(1997)  | 9780822630623 | Littlefield Adams & Co | hbk. | book | 352pp
AUD 138.95 (inc. GST), AUD 126.32 (ex. GST),
In this groundbreaking work, Claude Calame argues that the songs sung by choruses of young girls in ancient Greek poetry are more than literary texts; rather, they functioned as initiatory rituals in Greek cult practices. Using semiotic and anthropologic theory, Calame reconstructs the religious and...

Belted heroes and bound women : the myth of the homeric warrior king.

Bennett, Michael J.
(1997)  | 9780822630609 | Littlefield Adams & Co | hbk. | book | 256pp
AUD 129.95 (inc. GST), AUD 118.14 (ex. GST),
This clearly written, beautifully illustrated book introduces a previously unrecognized Homeric theme, the "belted hero," and argues for its lasting historical, literary, and archaeological significance. The belted hero fuses king, warrior, charioteer, and athlete into a supreme image of political power....

The song of the sirens and other essays.

Pucci, Pietro.
(1997)  | 9780822630586 | Littlefield Adams & Co | hbk. | book | 208pp
AUD 128.95 (inc. GST), AUD 117.23 (ex. GST),
In this collection of his essays on Homer, some new and some appearing for thefirst time in English, the distinguished scholar Pietro Pucci examines thelinguistic and rhetorical features of the poet's works. Arguing that there canbe no purely historical interpretation, given that the parameters ofinterpretation...

American dreamtime : a cultural analysis of popular movies, and their implications for a science of humanity.

Drummond, Lee.
(1996)  | 9780822630463 | Littlefield Adams & Co | hbk. | book | 344pp
AUD 138.95 (inc. GST), AUD 126.32 (ex. GST),
Americans consider themselves practical, realistic people engaged in building a complex technological civilization. At the same time, however, we spend countless billions on activities that fly in the face of our supposed commitment to down-to-earth realism: our movies, television programs, and sports...

Contingent creatures : a reward event theory of motivation.

Morillo, Carolyn R.
(1995)  | 9780822630418 | Littlefield Adams & Co | pbk. | book | 206pp
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