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Aristophanes and the Carnival of Genres

Charles Platter - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 272 pages
The comedies of Aristophanes are known not only for their boldly imaginative plots but for the ways in which they incorporate and orchestrate a wide variety of literary genres ...
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When Heroes Sing: Sophocles and the Shifting Soundscape of Tragedy

Sarah Nooter - History - 2012
This book examines the lyrical voice of Sophocles' heroes and argues that their identities are grounded in poetic identity and power. It begins by looking at how voice can be ...
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Greek Tragic Style: Form, Language and Interpretation

R. B. Rutherford - History - 2012
Greek tragedy is widely read and performed, but outside the commentary tradition detailed study of the poetic style and language of Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides has been ...
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Nonsense and Meaning in Ancient Greek Comedy

Stephen E. Kidd - History - 2014
This book examines the concept of 'nonsense' in ancient Greek thought and uses it to explore the comedies of the fifth and fourth centuries BCE. If 'nonsense' (phluaria, lēros ...
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Tragic Pathos: Pity and Fear in Greek Philosophy and Tragedy

Dana LaCourse Munteanu - Literary Collections - 2011
Scholars have often focused on understanding Aristotle's poetic theory, and particularly the concept of catharsis in the Poetics, as a response to Plato's critique of pity in ...
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Expressions of Time in Ancient Greek

Coulter H. George - Foreign Language Study - 2014
How did Ancient Greek express that an event occurred at a particular time, for a certain duration, or within a given time frame? The answer to these questions depends on a ...
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Greek Comedy and the Discourse of Genres

Emmanuela Bakola, Lucia Prauscello, Mario TelÚ - History - 2013
Recent scholarship has acknowledged that the intertextual discourse of ancient comedy with previous and contemporary literary traditions is not limited to tragedy. This book is ...
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Critical Moments in Classical Literature: Studies in the Ancient View of ...

Richard Hunter - History - 2009
Through a series of innovative critical readings Richard Hunter builds a picture of how the ancients discussed the meaning of literary works and their importance in society. He ...
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Lycurgan Athens and the Making of Classical Tragedy

Johanna Hanink - History - 2014
Through a series of interdisciplinary studies this book argues that the Athenians themselves invented the notion of 'classical' tragedy just a few generations after the city's ...
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Callimachus in Context: From Plato to the Augustan Poets

Benjamin Acosta-Hughes, Susan A. Stephens - History - 2012
Scholarly reception has bequeathed two Callimachuses: the Roman version is a poet of elegant non-heroic poetry (usually erotic elegy), represented by a handful of intertexts ...
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