skip to content
Plato and the traditions of ancient literature : the silent stream Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Plato and the traditions of ancient literature : the silent stream

Author: R L Hunter
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
"Exploring both how Plato engaged with existing literary forms and how later literature then created 'classics' out of some of Plato's richest works, this book includes chapters on such subjects as rewritings of the Apology and re-imaginings of Socrates' defence, Plato's rich style and the criticisms it attracted and how Petronius and Apuleius threaded Plato into their richly comic texts. The scene for these case  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Plato.; Plato; Plato.; Plato; Plato.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R L Hunter
ISBN: 9781107012929 1107012929
OCLC Number: 754716747
Language Note: In English; occasional phrases in Ancient Greek and Latin with English translations.
Description: vii, 279 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction : tracing Plato --
2. Homer and Plato --
3. Metamorphoses of the Apology --
4. Dionysius of Halicarnassus and the style of the Phaedrus --
5. Plato as classic : Plutarch's Amatorius --
6. Playing with Plato.
Responsibility: Richard Hunter.
More information:

Abstract:

Plato is one of the central figures of the Greek literary heritage. This book explores that heritage in antiquity.  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/754716747> # Plato and the traditions of ancient literature : the silent stream
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    bgn:translationOfWork <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/754716747#CreativeWork/unidentifiedOriginalWork> ;
    library:oclcnum "754716747" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1080139134#Place/cambridge> ; # Cambridge
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1080139134#Topic/literatur> ; # Literatur
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1080139134#Topic/literary_collections_ancient_classical_&_medieval> ; # LITERARY COLLECTIONS--Ancient, Classical & Medieval
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1080139134#Person/plato> ; # Plato.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/947441> ; # Greek literature
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1080139134#Place/griechenland_altertum> ; # Griechenland (Altertum)
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/972484> ; # Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2009004246> ; # Greek literature--Appreciation
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/108159964> ; # Plato
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008105403> ; # Greek literature--History and criticism
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1080139134#Topic/rezeption> ; # Rezeption
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1080139134#Person/plato_v427_v347> ; # Plato
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/947442> ; # Greek literature--Appreciation
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/184/e23/> ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1080139134#Person/hunter_r_l_richard_l> ; # Richard L. Hunter
    schema:datePublished "2012" ;
    schema:description ""Exploring both how Plato engaged with existing literary forms and how later literature then created 'classics' out of some of Plato's richest works, this book includes chapters on such subjects as rewritings of the Apology and re-imaginings of Socrates' defence, Plato's rich style and the criticisms it attracted and how Petronius and Apuleius threaded Plato into their richly comic texts. The scene for these case studies is set through a thorough examination of how the tradition constructed the relationship between Plato and Homer, of how Plato adapted poetic forms of imagery to his philosophical project in the Republic, to shared techniques of representation between poet and philosopher and to foreshadowings of later modes of criticism in Plato's Ion. This is a major contribution to Platonic studies, to the history of Platonic reception from the fourth century BC to the third century AD and to the literature of the Second Sophistic"--"@en ;
    schema:description "1. Introduction : tracing Plato -- 2. Homer and Plato -- 3. Metamorphoses of the Apology -- 4. Dionysius of Halicarnassus and the style of the Phaedrus -- 5. Plato as classic : Plutarch's Amatorius -- 6. Playing with Plato."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1080139134> ;
    schema:genre "Criticism, interpretation, etc."@en ;
    schema:image <http://assets.cambridge.org/97811070/12929/cover/9781107012929.jpg> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Plato and the traditions of ancient literature : the silent stream"@en ;
    schema:numberOfPages "279" ;
    schema:productID "754716747" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/754716747#PublicationEvent/cambridge_new_york_cambridge_university_press_2012> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1080139134#Agent/cambridge_university_press> ; # Cambridge University Press
    schema:url <http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&local_base=BVB01&doc_number=024516526&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA> ;
    schema:url <http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&doc_number=024516526&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781107012929> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/754716747> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1080139134#Agent/cambridge_university_press> # Cambridge University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Cambridge University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1080139134#Person/hunter_r_l_richard_l> # Richard L. Hunter
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Hunter" ;
    schema:givenName "Richard L." ;
    schema:givenName "R. L." ;
    schema:name "Richard L. Hunter" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1080139134#Topic/literary_collections_ancient_classical_&_medieval> # LITERARY COLLECTIONS--Ancient, Classical & Medieval
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "LITERARY COLLECTIONS--Ancient, Classical & Medieval"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008105403> # Greek literature--History and criticism
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Greek literature--History and criticism"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2009004246> # Greek literature--Appreciation
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Greek literature--Appreciation"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/947441> # Greek literature
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Greek literature"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/947442> # Greek literature--Appreciation
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Greek literature--Appreciation"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/972484> # Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/108159964> # Plato
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:givenName "Plato" ;
    schema:name "Plato" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781107012929>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:description "hardback" ;
    schema:isbn "1107012929" ;
    schema:isbn "9781107012929" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.