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Edited by Irene J.F. de Jong and René Nünlist
This is the second volume of a new narratological history of Ancient Greek lietrature, which deals with aspects of time: the order in which events are narrated, the amount of time devoted to the naration, and the number of times they are presented.
Danielle van Mal-Maeder
Centré sur les déclamations latines, ce livre jette un regard nouveau sur la nature littéraire de ces textes souvent sousestimés, sur leur caractère fictionnel et sur leur relation avec la poésie et le roman. Focussing on the Latin declamations, this book shines a new light on the literary ...
Edited by Victoria Jennings and Andrea Katsaros
Sixteen international contributors offer the first comprehensive examination of the life, works and reception of Ion of Chios, the prolific and innovative fifth century BC writer (variously prose and poetry) on classical Greek mythology, history and society.
Drawing on proverbs and proverb-like sentences found in Ancient Egyptian and Greek wisdom collections, this book offers an original insight into the literary production of these two Mediterranean civilizations, comparing their manner of conveying timeless wisdom and reconsidering the status of ...
By looking at aspects of Medea that are largely overlooked in the criticism, this book aims at an open and multiple reading. It shows that stories presented in the drama of 5th century Athens are not unrelated to human beings who actually exist.
This book investigates the cosmological context of Pindar’s odes, and how it influences his presentation of praise. An overview of cosmological ideas based on gnomai is complemented by detailed literary analyses showing that these ideas are modified according to a victor’s circumstances.
The commentary is concerned with 15 verse inscriptions, the composition of which was probably commissioned from Simonides. The commentaries on the individual inscriptions, taking their historical, literary, and architectural contexts into consideration, follow the discussion of the archaic and ...
This study investigates the reception of contemporary religion in Hellenistic poetry. Using the cult of Artemis as a paradigm, it analyses Callimachus’ and Theocritus’ references to contemporary religious phenomena and their contextualization and transformation in literature.
Edited by David C. Mirhady
Each paper explores the influences on different parts of Peripatetic rhetoric, its discussion of character, emotion, reason, and style, its relationships with other texts, including those of Theodectes and the Rhetorica ad Alexandrum, and its relationship with the oratory of the 4th century BC.
Survey of neo-latin epic in France during the 16th and 17th centuries, more extensive than anything presented to date. Repertorium of more than 80 poems with detailed information on their contents and their authors. Development of the literary genre.
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