Greek to Latin: Frameworks and Contexts for Intertextuality by G. O. Hutchinson

Greek to Latin: Frameworks and Contexts for Intertextuality

byG. O. Hutchinson

Hardcover | October 12, 2013

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The relationship between Latin and Greek literature is one of the most fundamental questions for Latin literature, and for the reception of Greek literature. This innovative volume shows some of the contexts in which the interaction of the literatures should be viewed. Professor Hutchinson investigates Roman conceptions of their own literary history and Greek literary history as two chronological sequences, artificially separated, and takes the reader around the Mediterranean to see the different places where Romans encountered Greek art with words. The volumelooks at Roman perceptions of the contrasting Greek and Latin languages, and compares in detail Latin adaptation of Greek writing with Latin adaptation of Latin. It views the different approaches to Greek material, ideas, and works between three prose "super-genres", and within the poetic"super-genre" of hexameters. It is based on an independent collection of evidence, and draws extensively on inscriptions, archaeology, papyri, scholia, and a wide range of texts.

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Gregory Hutchinson is Professor of Greek and Latin Languages and Literature at the University of Oxford.

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Title:Greek to Latin: Frameworks and Contexts for IntertextualityFormat:HardcoverDimensions:520 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.01 inPublished:October 12, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199670706

ISBN - 13:9780199670703

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PrefaceAbbreviationsIntroductionPart I: Time1. Making Histories2. Strife and ChangePart II: Space3. Rome, Villas, South Italy4. Sicily, Athens, Rest of Greek Mainland, Rhodes5. Asia, Massilia, AlexandriaPart III: Words6. Two Languages7. Transposition and Triads8. Styles and Settings9. Trunk and BranchesPart IV: Genre10. The Landscape of Prose11. The Grounds of Prose12. The Grounds of Hexameter Poetry13. Space and Intertextuality in Hexameters14. Hexameters: History and Internal MixtureBibliographyIndexesI. I. Index of Passages DiscussedII. II. General Index