The Evolution of Greek Prose Style

The Evolution of Greek Prose Style

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ISBN-10: 0198140282

ISBN-13: 9780198140283

Pub. Date: 08/28/1997

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Greek prose literature evolved much later than poetry, and rapidly became a sophisticated art-form. The book examines how this evolution progressed, from about 500 BC down to the time of Plato and Demosthenes. Stylistic choice is treated from the point of view of the relations between speaker and hearer and the balance between innovation and the hearer's

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Greek prose literature evolved much later than poetry, and rapidly became a sophisticated art-form. The book examines how this evolution progressed, from about 500 BC down to the time of Plato and Demosthenes. Stylistic choice is treated from the point of view of the relations between speaker and hearer and the balance between innovation and the hearer's expectations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198140283
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
08/28/1997
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
Bibliography and Abbreviations
1Form and Content1
2Units of Utterance26
3Quantification41
4Speeches, Stories, and Talk57
5Time and Place79
6Special Languages96
7Variety131
8Rhythm160
AppendixPoetry and Prose: Ancient Terminology182
Addenda187
Indexes189

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