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Genre in archaic and classical Greek poetry : theories and models / edited by Margaret Foster, Leslie Kurke, Naomi Weiss.

Contributor(s): Foster, Margaret, 1977- [editor.] | Kurke, Leslie [editor.] | Weiss, Naomi A, 1982- [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Studies in archaic and classical Greek song: v. 4.; Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica BatavaSupplementum: v. 428.Publisher: Boston : Brill, 2019Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9789004412590; 900441259X.Subject(s): Greek poetry -- History and criticism | Literary form -- History -- To 1500 | Greek poetry | Literary form | LITERARY CRITICISM / Medieval | To 1500Genre/Form: Electronic books. | Criticism, interpretation, etc. | History.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Genre in archaic and classical Greek poetryDDC classification: 881/.0109 Online resources: Click here to access online Summary: "Genre in Archaic and Classical Greek Poetry foregrounds innovative approaches to the question of genre, what it means, and how to think about it for ancient Greek poetry and performance. Embracing multiple definitions of genre and lyric, the volume pushes beyond current dominant trends within the field of Classics to engage with a variety of other disciplines, theories, and models. Eleven papers by leading scholars of ancient Greek culture cover a wide range of media, from Sappho's songs to elegiac inscriptions to classical tragedy. Collectively, they develop a more holistic understanding of the concept of lyric genre, its relevance to the study of ancient texts, and its relation to subsequent ideas about lyric"-- Provided by publisher.
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"Genre in Archaic and Classical Greek Poetry foregrounds innovative approaches to the question of genre, what it means, and how to think about it for ancient Greek poetry and performance. Embracing multiple definitions of genre and lyric, the volume pushes beyond current dominant trends within the field of Classics to engage with a variety of other disciplines, theories, and models. Eleven papers by leading scholars of ancient Greek culture cover a wide range of media, from Sappho's songs to elegiac inscriptions to classical tragedy. Collectively, they develop a more holistic understanding of the concept of lyric genre, its relevance to the study of ancient texts, and its relation to subsequent ideas about lyric"-- Provided by publisher.

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