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Volk, Katharina 1969-

Works: 54 works in 183 publications in 5 languages and 4,205 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Domestic fiction  Humorous fiction  Conference papers and proceedings  Biography  History  Spurious and doubtful works  Poetry  Literature 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Translator, Creator, Opponent, 958
Classifications: PR6063.A635, FIC
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Publications about Katharina Volk
Publications by Katharina Volk
Most widely held works by Katharina Volk
The poetics of Latin didactic : Lucretius, Vergil, Ovid, Manilius by Katharina Volk( Book )
18 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and Multiple languages and held by 353 libraries worldwide
This work offers a theoretical look at Latin didactic poems. It discusses the characteristics that make a poem didactic from the points of view of both theory and literary history, and traces the genre's history, from Hesiod to Roman times
Ovid by Katharina Volk( Book )
23 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 290 libraries worldwide
This book provides a unique and accessible introduction to the complete works of Ovid. Using a thematic approach, Volk lays out what we know about Ovid's life, presents the author's works within their poetic genres, and discusses central Ovidian themes.: The first general introduction to Ovid written in English in over 20 years, offering the very latest Ovidian scholarship; Discusses the complete works of Ovid; Accessible writing and a thematic approach make this text ideal for a broad audience; A current revival in Ovid makes this timely edition highly valuable
Seeing Seneca whole : perspectives on philosophy, poetry, and politics by Katharina Volk( Book )
14 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 241 libraries worldwide
This volume contains ten essays by an international group of scholars on various aspects of the work of L. Annaeus Seneca the Younger, the famous (some would say, notorious) Roman playwright, philosopher, and politician of the Claudian and Neronian periods. Approaching Seneca from a number of different angles, the authors endeavor both to illuminate individual aspects of the writer's enormous output and to discern common themes among the many different genres practiced by Seneca. Given its interdisciplinary approach, the collection is of interest to classicists, historians, and historians of philosophy alike
Vergil's Eclogues by Katharina Volk( Book )
15 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 241 libraries worldwide
"This volume collects ten classic papers on the Eclogues, written between 1975 and 1999 by leading scholars from the UK, the USA, Germany, and Italy, and is meant as an invitation to (re)discover Vergil's earliest poems through recent developments in Vergilian criticism. The contributions treat general issues that the work raises (Ernst A. Schmidt discusses the nature of the Eclogues' 'Arcadia'; R.G.M. Nisbet and Lorenz Rumpf consider Vergil's bucolic language; and Seamus Heaney explores the continuing relevance of the pastoral mode in modern times) as well as individual poems (there are specific discussions of Eclogues 1-3 by Thomas K. Hubbard, 1 by Christine G. Perkell, 3 by John Henderson, 4 by R.G.M. Nisbet, 6 by David O. Ross, Jr., and 10 by Gian Biagio Conte)
Manilius and his intellectual background by Katharina Volk( Book )
16 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 229 libraries worldwide
The first English-language monograph on Marcus Manilius, a Roman poet of the first century AD, whose Astronomica is our earliest extant comprehensive treatment of astrology. Katharina Volk brings Manilius and his world alive for modern readers by exploring the manifold intellectual traditions that shaped his work
Vergil's Georgics ( Book )
14 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 229 libraries worldwide
"Vergil's poem on agriculture has often been overshadowed by the Aeneid but is a fascinating work in its own right. This volume collects ten papers, written between 1970 and 1995 by leading classical scholars, and is meant as an invitation to (re)discover Vergil's didactic work through recent developments in Vergilian criticism."--Jacket
Forgotten stars : rediscovering Manilius' Astronomica ( Book )
13 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 207 libraries worldwide
"The 'Astronomica' of Manilius is a poem in five books, at least partly written under Augustus, which purports to teach the reader the art of astrology and the means by which an accurate horoscope may be cast. It is, therefore, a text from the classical age of Roman literature which deals with a topic to whose enduring popular interest any Western daily newspaper will testify. And yet, despite some notable modern exceptions, the infamously harsh verdict of Manilius' most famous twentieth-century editor, A.E. Housman, continues to cast an imposing shadow on the poem, especially for Anglophone readers. 'Forgotten Stars' seeks to lift this shadow once and for all, as it brings together an international contingent of scholars for an interdisciplinary exploration of Manilius at an auspiciously significant time, close to the bimillennial celebration of the poem's composition. The range of perspectives from which Manilius is approached in the present volume is testament both to his complexity as a writer and to the variety of fruitful avenues there are for enquiry. Matters of literary interest, especially generic affiliation and intertextuality, are complemented by approaches which assess the socio-political, philosophical, scientific, and astrological resonance of the poem. Moreover, as a salutary counterbalance to the relative neglect of our author in recent times, the popular reception of the poem, especially in the Renaissance, is also explored"--Publisher's description, p. [4] of cover
Roman reflections : studies in Latin philosophy ( Book )
11 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
This volume aims to reassert the significance of Roman philosophy and to explore the "Romanness" of philosophical writings and practices in the Roman world. The contributors reveal that the Romans, in their creative adaptation of Greek modes of thought, developed sophisticated forms of philosophical discourse shaped by their own history and institutions, concepts and values-and last, but not least, by the Latin language, which nearly all Roman philosophers used to express their ideas.0The thirteen chapters-which are authored by an international group of specialists in ancient philosophy, Latin literature, and Roman social and intellectual history-move from Roman attitudes to and practices of philosophy to the great late Republican writers Cicero and Lucretius, then onwards to the early Empire and the work of Seneca the Younger, and finally to Epictetus, Apuleius, and Augustine. Using a variety of approaches, the essays do not combine into one grand narrative but instead demonstrate the diversity and originality of the Roman philosophical discourse over the centuries
Aetna by Virgil( Book )
7 editions published in 2008 in English and Latin and held by 55 libraries worldwide
The pseudo-Virgilian Aetna poem has fascinated textual critics for centuries on account of its badly corrupted state. But it is fascinating for its content as well. It appears to date from the first half of the first century AD sometime prior to 79, for it describes Vesuvius as extinct. The highly original account of a volcano with scientific, if eccentric, views of volcanic activity, is enlivened by vivid imagery, and digressions, such as a section in praise of physical science and the tale of two brothers who rescued their parents from an eruption. Robinson Ellis worked on the poem for decades, and his 1901 edition constitutes a significant contribution to its study. In her new introduction to this reissue of the complete Latin text and translation with Ellis's commentary, Katharina Volk discusses Ellis's achievement in the context of his career and as part of the history of critical engagement with Aetna
Cosmologies et cosmogonies dans la littérature antique : huit exposés suivis de discussions et d'un épilogue by Entretiens sur l'Antiquité classique( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in French and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Callida musa : papers on Latin literature in honor of R. Elaine Fantham ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Materialistischer Feminismus ( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in German and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Kilgannon by Kathleen Givens( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in German and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Claimed by the Scottish warrior Earl of Kilgannon as his bride, Mary Lowell heads to the war-torn Highlands where she will find passion, and danger, in his arms
Passing through paradise by Susan Wiggs( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in German and held by 5 libraries worldwide
"Less than two years ago Sandra was the happily married wife of Victor Winslow, the favorite son of a town called paradise, a politician who could do no wrong. Then a mysterious accident took Victor's life, leaving Sandra under a dark cloud of suspicion."--Page 4 of cover
Ovid Dichter des Exils by Katharina Volk( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2011 in German and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Readings and commentary
Ein Lehrer zum Knutschen by Katharina Volk( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in German and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Gucci Gucci coo by Sue Margolis( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in German and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Ruby Silverman, the single owner of an exclusive baby boutique, is stunned when her fifty-year-old mother announces she is pregnant and decides it is time to get busy herself, but her relationship with handsome gynecologist Sam Epstien is threatened by her discovery of a shady baby-brokering business
Gang of four by Liz Byrski( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in German and held by 4 libraries worldwide
They have been close friends for almost two decades, supporting each other through personal and professional crises. Now the 'gang of four' are all fifty-something, successful and restless. It is Isabel who makes the first move. Soon Sally is on her way to San Francisco. Robin heads for isolation in the country. Grace thinks she might take a short holiday in England. Gang of four is a story of four very different journeys and a celebration of women in their prime of life
Marcus Manilius by Katharina Volk( file )
in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Der Sohn der Kleopatra : [Roman] by Gillian Bradshaw( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 3 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Katharina Volk deutsche Altphilologin
Katharina Volk Duits klassiek filologe
Katharina Volk German classical philologist
Катарина Фолк
English (117)
German (22)
Latin (2)
French (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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