Matro of Pitane and the tradition of epic parody in the fourth century BCE: text, translation, and commentary

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Scholars Press, 1999 - Literary Criticism - 174 pages
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Relatively little attention has been paid to epic parody before the Hellenistic period, but, by presenting an authoritative text of the fragments of Matro of Pitane (with translation and commentary), this volume serves as a superb introduction to the genre.

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Matro and the Late Classical Text of Homer
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The Attic DinnerParty and Late4thc Athenian Politics
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S. Douglas Olson is Distinguished McKnight Professor at the University of Minnesota.