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Thucydides' war narrative : a structural study

Author: Carolyn Dewald
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Univ. of California Press, 2007.
Series: The Joan Palevsky imprint in classical literature
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Nachdr.]View all editions and formats

Carolyn Dewald presents an in-depth study of the changing narrative principles in Thucydides' History of the Peloponnesian War, rigorously analysing how the various elements are structured, used, and  Read more...


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Named Person: Thucydides.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carolyn Dewald
ISBN: 9780520241275 0520241274
OCLC Number: 633243539
Description: XIV, 258 Seiten.
Contents: List of Tables Preface Introduction PART ONE 1. An Overview of the Archidamian Narrative Structure (ii.1--v.24) 2. Introductory Sentences (ii.1--v.24) Subjects in Introductory Sentences Verbs in Introductory Sentences Settings in Introductory Sentences Time in Introductory Sentences 3. Internal Structure of the Unit of Action (ii.1--v.24) Developed Picture Units List Units Extended Narrative Units Complex Units 4. Patterns Formed by Units of Action in the Archidamian Narrative (ii.1--v.24) Significant Juxtaposition Larger Connections PART TWO 5. The Years of the Peace (v.25--vi.7): The Unit of Action Changing Introductory Sentences of Units of Action Unit Arrangement Connections among Units The Narrative of the Years of the Peace 6. Years Seventeen through Twenty-one: The Unit of Action Transformed 7. Some Conclusions: Thucydides' Narrative Structures (ii.1--viii.109) Appendix A. Narrative Units and Narrative Sections (ii.1--viii) Appendix B. Introductory Sentences of Units of Action (ii.1--v.24) Appendix C. Time Formulae in Introductory Sentences (ii.1--viii.109) Notes Bibliography Index Tables
Series Title: The Joan Palevsky imprint in classical literature
Responsibility: Carolyn J. Dewald.


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"There is much pleasure in ... discovering Thucydides over again with one of his most careful and quietly authoritative readers." Int'l Journal Of The Classical Tradition

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