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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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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 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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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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Aristophanes and the Cloak of Comedy: Affect, Aesthetics, and the Canon

Mario TelÚ - Literary Criticism - 2016 - 256 pages
The Greek playwright Aristophanes (active 427–386 BCE) is often portrayed as the poet who brought stability, discipline, and sophistication to the rowdy theatrical genre of Old ...
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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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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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Relative Chronology in Early Greek Epic Poetry

ōivind Andersen, Dag T. T. Haug - History - 2011
This book sets out to disentangle the complex chronology of early Greek epic poetry, which includes Homer, Hesiod, hymns and catalogues. The preserved corpus of these texts is ...
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Plato and the Traditions of Ancient Literature: The Silent Stream

Richard Hunter - Literary Collections - 2012
Exploring both how Plato engaged with existing literary forms and how later literature then created 'classics' out of some of Plato's richest works, this book includes chapters ...
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