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A guide to Hellenistic literature

Author: Kathryn J Gutzwiller
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub, 2007.
Series: Blackwell guides to classical literature
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Gutzwiller, Kathryn J., 1948.
A guide to Hellenistic literature.
Malden, Mass. [u.a.] : Blackwell, 2007
XII, 261 S.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kathryn J Gutzwiller
ISBN: 9780470690185 0470690186 9780470766088 0470766085
OCLC Number: 1039161654
Notes: Chronological tables.
Description: Online Ressource (xii, 261 Seiten) : Illustrationen, Karten.
Contents: History and culture. The successors ; Macedonia and Greece ; Seleucid Asia ; Attalid Pergamum ; Ptolemaic Egypt. Aesthetics and style. Aesthetic principles ; Meter, dialect, and diction ; Literature as artefact. Authors and genres. Menander ; Callimachus ; Apollonius of Rhodes ; Theocritus and the other bucolic poets ; Didactic poetry ; Epigrams ; Dramatic poetry ; Parodic and philosophical literature ; Polybius ; Technical prose writing. Topics in Hellenistic literature. Learning and innovation ; Book culture and performance ; Social and political background ; The critical impulse in literature and art ; Reception in Rome.
Series Title: Blackwell guides to classical literature
Responsibility: Kathryn Gutzwiller.


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