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Aristophanes and the Carnival of Genres

Charles Platter - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 272 pages
Although Bakhtin applied his theory primarily to the epic and the novel, Platter finds in his work profound implications for Aristophanic comedy, where stylistic heterogeneity ...
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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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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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Aphrodite and Eros: The Development of Greek Erotic Mythology

Barbara Breitenberger - History - 2013 - 192 pages
This book offers a groundbreaking revision of the popular image of Aphrodite and Eros that lives on in Roman poetry (Venus and Cupid) and has inspired artists for centuries. An ...
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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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Space, Place, and Landscape in Ancient Greek Literature and Culture

Kate Gilhuly, Nancy Worman - History - 2014
This book brings together a collection of original essays that engage with cultural geography and landscape studies to produce new ways of understanding place, space, and ...
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Potamo of Alexandria and the Emergence of Eclecticism in Late Hellenistic ...

Myrto Hatzimichali - Philosophy - 2011
Eclecticism is a concept widely used in the history of ancient philosophy to describe the intellectual stance of diverse thinkers such as Plutarch, Cicero and Seneca. In this ...
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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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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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