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The Cambridge history of literary criticism. Vol. 1, Classical criticism

Author: George A Kennedy
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1990.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Volume 1 of The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism focuses on criticism in the Classical period up to about A.D. 325. This first survey examines the beginnings of critical consciousness in Greece, including the functions of poetry and the role of poets in early Greek society, and continues with authoritative discussion of the critical writings of Aristophanes, Plato, Aristotle and Hellenistic scholars. It  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George A Kennedy
ISBN: 9780511468162 0511468164 9781139055338 113905533X 9781139055338
OCLC Number: 440829946
Notes: Title from PDF title page (viewed 27 July, 2009).
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 369 pages) : digital, PDF file
Contents: Early Greek views of poets and poetry / Gregory Nagy --
Language and meaning in archaic and classical Greece / George A. Kennedy --
Plato and poetry / G.R.F. Ferrari --
Aristotle's poetics / Stephen Halliwell --
The evolution of a theory of artistic prose / George A. Kennedy --
Hellenistic literary and philosophical scholarship / George A. Kennedy and Doreen C. Innes --
The growth of literature and criticism at Rome / Elaine Fantham --
Augustan Critics / Dorren C. Innes --
Latin Criticism of the Early Empire / Elaine Fantham --
Greek Criticism of the Empire / Donald A. Russell --
Christianity and Criticism / George A. Kennedy.
Other Titles: History of literary criticism
Classical criticism
Responsibility: edited by George A. Kennedy.

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