The Poet's Voice: Essays on Poetics and Greek Literature

The Poet's Voice: Essays on Poetics and Greek Literature

by Simon Goldhill

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ISBN-13: 9780521395700
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/28/1990
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. The poet hero: language and representation in the Odyssey; 2. Imitations of immortality: fame and tradition from Homer to Pindar; 3. Comic inversion and inverted commas: Aristophanes and parody; 4. Framing, polyphony and desire: Theocritus and Hellenistic poetics; 5. The paradigms of epic: Apollonius Rhodius and the example of the past; Bibliography; Index.

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