Oxford Readings in Greek Lyric Poetry by Ian RutherfordOxford Readings in Greek Lyric Poetry by Ian Rutherford

Oxford Readings in Greek Lyric Poetry

EditorIan Rutherford

Paperback | December 31, 2018

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Oxford Readings in Greek Lyric Poetry contains 17 studies on Greek Lyric, Elegiac, and Iambic poetry by leading international academics drawn from the last three decades, 3 of which are translated here for the first time. Divided into general studies on themes and case studies on specificpoets, they are preceded by a detailed introduction by the editor, Ian Rutherford, which surveys the recent trends in scholarship on Greek Lyric. The volume also contains an up to date bibliography to promote further research into the field. This volume will be a useful resource for students and scholars interested in Greek Lyric and its developments.
Ian Rutherford is Professor of Greek at the University of Reading. His main interest is in Greek poetry and religion, especially pilgrimage, ancient Anatolia, and the relations between Greece and Egypt
Title:Oxford Readings in Greek Lyric PoetryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:568 pagesPublished:December 31, 2018Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199216207

ISBN - 13:9780199216208

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Table of Contents

Ian Rutherford: IntroductionPart 1: General ThemesClaude Calame: Greek Lyric Poetry, a Non-existent Genre?Malcolm Davies: Monody, Choral Lyric, and the tyranny of the hand-bookWolfgang Rosler: Real persona or poetic persona?Gregory Nagy: Genre and occasionE.L Bowie: Early greek elegy, symposium, and public festivalSimon Slings: Symposium and InterpretationAndrew Ford: The Genre of genresPart 2: Studies on Specific PoetsE. Robbins: Alcman's PartheneionBernd Seidensticker: Archilochus and OdysseusRalph M. Rosen: Hipponax, Boupalos, and the conventions of the PsogosRobin Osborne: The Use of Abuse: Semonides 7Leslie Kurke: Crisis and Decorum in Sixth-Century Lesbos Reading Alkaios OtherwiseAndre Lardinois: Keening SapphoAnne Burnett: Jocasta in the WestGiovanni Cerri: The Significance of the 'Sphregis' in Theogins and the safeguarding of textual authenticity in antiquityMargaret Williamson: Eros the blacksmithGlenn W. Most: Simonides' ode to Scopas in ContextsAcknowledgementsBibliographyIndex