Greek Lyric Poetry: A Commentary on Selected Larger Pieces : Alcman, Stesichorus, Sappho, Alcaeus, Ibycus, Anacreon, Simonides, Bacchylides, Pindar, Sophocles, Euripides

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Oxford University Press, 2003 - History - 532 pages
This book presents a new text and a detailed commentary for many of the central pieces of Greek lyric poetry. The book joins textual and literary criticism of the poets together, providing a close and sustained analysis of important poems across the genre, and enables the reader to see in detail the development and diversity of a remarkable body of poetry.

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G. O. Hutchinson is Professor of Greek and Latin Languages and Literature at the University of Oxford

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