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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

This book is a guide to the extraordinarily diverse literature of the Hellenistic period.


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gutzwiller, Kathryn J.
Guide to Hellenistic literature.
Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2007
(DLC) 2006025004
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kathryn J Gutzwiller
ISBN: 9780470690185 0470690186 9780470766088 0470766085 1782688374 9781782688372 1281068950 9781281068958 9786611068950 6611068953
OCLC Number: 214281291
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 261 pages) : illustrations, maps
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 --
Chronological tables.
Series Title: Blackwell guides to classical literature.
Responsibility: Kathryn Gutzwiller.
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