A companion to Greek literature / edited by Martin Hose and David Schenker.Material type: TextSeries: Blackwell companions to the ancient worldPublisher: Chichester, West Sussex : John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 2015Description: 1 online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118885956; 1118885953; 9781118886069; 1118886062; 1444339427; 9781444339420; 9781119088615; 1119088615Subject(s): Greek literature -- History and criticism | Greek literature -- History and criticism | Greek literature | Literature | LITERARY CRITICISM -- Ancient & Classical | Greek literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Criticism, interpretation, etc.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Companion to Greek literature.DDC classification: 880.9/001 LOC classification: PA3054Online resources: Wiley Online Library
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Introduction / Martin Hose, David Schenker -- Production and Transmission. Mechanics and Means of Production in Antiquity / Lucio Del Corso -- A Wound, not a World / Richard H Armstrong -- Greek Literature as a Dynamic System. Orality and Literacy / Steve Reece -- Literature in the Archaic Age / Timothy Power -- Literature in the Classical Age of Greece / James McGlew -- Literature in the Hellenistic World / Anatole Mori -- Greek Literature in the Roman World / Jason König -- The Encounter with Christianity / Jan Stenger -- Genres. Greek Epic / Hanna M Roisman -- Lyric / James Bradley Wells -- The Ethics of Greek Drama / Richard Rader -- Epigram and Minor Genres / Regina Hoschele -- Oratory / Mike Edwards -- Historiography and Biography / Antonis Tsakmakis -- Philosophical Writing / Martin Hose -- The Novel / Stefan Tilg -- Technical Literature / Thorsten Fogen -- The Players. The Creators of Literature / Mary Lefkowitz -- Users of Literature / Rene Nunlist -- Sponsors and Enemies of Literature / David Schenker -- The Places. Places of Production / Martin Hose -- Places of Presentation / Manuel Baumbach -- Topos and Topoi / Suzanne Said -- Literature and knowledge. Literature and Truth / Martin Hose -- Knowledge of Self / Daniela Dueck -- Explicit Knowledge / Markus Asper -- Implicit Knowledge / David Konstan -- Preserved Knowledge / Markus Dubischar -- Literature and Aesthetics. The Language of Greek Literature / Andreas Willi -- Poetic Devices in Greek Literature / Nicholas Baechle -- The Function of Literature / Victoria Wohl -- The Reception of Greek Literature. Trends in Greek Literature in the Contemporary Academy / Emily Wilson -- The Reception of Ancient Greek Literature and Western Identity / Edith Hall.
A Companion to Greek Literature presents a comprehensive introduction to the wide range of texts and literary forms produced in the Greek language over the course of a millennium beginning from the 6th century BCE up to the early years of the Byzantine Empire. Features contributions from a wide range of established experts and emerging scholars of Greek literature Offers comprehensive coverage of the many genres and literary forms produced by the ancient Greeks-including epic and lyric poetry, oratory, historiography, biography, philosophy, the novel, and technical literature Includes readin.