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Yearbook Of Ancient Greek Epic

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This inaugural volume of the "Yearbook of Ancient Greek Epic" ("YAGE") comprises eight articles: seven are on Homeric poetry, six of which address the theme of the epic middle, and one is on the fragments of the poet Manetho Astrologus."

Yearbook Of Ancient Greek Epic

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Volume 2 of the Yearbook of Ancient Greek Epic presents seven innovative articles on a diverse array of subjects. It will be of interest to all students and scholars of ancient Greek epic.

Montanaripoetry In Fragments

Author : Christos Tsagalis
ISBN : 9783110537581
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Next to the Theogony and the Works and Days stands an entire corpus of fragmentary works attributed to the Boeotian poet Hesiod that has during the last thirty years attracted growing scholarly interest. Whereas other studies have concentrated either on the interpretation of the best preserved work of this corpus, the Catalogue of Women, or have offered detailed commentaries, this volume aims at bringing together studies focusing on generic and contextual factors pertaining to the various works of the Hesiodic corpus, the Catalogue of Women included, and the corpus' afterlife in Rome and Byzantium.

The Homeric Simile In Comparative Perspectives

Author : Jonathan L. Ready
ISBN : 9780198802556
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The Homeric Simile in Comparative Perspectives: Oral Traditions from Saudi Arabia to Indonesia investigates both the construction of the Homeric simile and the performance of Homeric poetry from neglected comparative perspectives, offering a revealing exploration of what made the epics such powerful examples of verbal artistry. Divided into two parts, the volume first considers similes in five modern oral poetries-Rajasthani epic, South Sumatran epic, Kyrgyz epic, Bosniac epic, and Najdi lyric poems from Saudi Arabia-and studies successful performances by still other verbal artists, such as Egyptian singers of epic, Turkish minstrels, and Chinese storytellers. In applying these findings to the Homeric epics, the second part presents a new take on how the Homeric poets put together their similes and alters our understanding of how the poets displayed their competence as performers of verbal art and interacted with their poetic peers and predecessors. Engaging intensively with a diverse array of scholarship from outside the field of classical studies, from folkloristics to cognitive linguistics, this truly interdisciplinary volume transforms how we view not only a central feature of Homeric poetry but also the very nature of Homeric performance.

New International Yearbook

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Goethe Yearbook

Author : Simon Richter
ISBN : 1571133143
Genre : Literary Criticism
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New, interdisciplinary essays on an array of topics ranging from Goethe and mineralogy to theories of masculinity around 1800.

The Homeric Battle Of The Frogs And Mice

Author : Joel P. Christensen
ISBN : 9781350035966
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This book offers students of Greek and scholars interested in Greek literature the first English-language commentary on the "Battle of Frogs and Mice†?, a short animal epic ascribed to Homer in the ancient world. The book includes a contextualizing introduction covering issues of literary genre, literary history and the language of Homeric Greek. In addition to a revised Greek text, the volume also offers a new translation of the poem. The commentary furnishes readers with extensive linguistic and literary information so that they may investigate the problem of the poem's character and authorship on their own. A full vocabulary at the back ensures this is a one-stop shop for students reading the poem.

Modern Greek Studies Yearbook

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Roger Ebert S Movie Yearbook 2013

Author : Roger Ebert
ISBN : 9781449423117
Genre : Performing Arts
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Roger Ebert’s “criticism shows a nearly unequaled grasp of film history and technique, and formidable intellectual range. . . .” —New York Times Pulitzer Prize–winning film critic Roger Ebert presents more than 600 full-length critical movie reviews, along with interviews, tributes, and journal entries inside Roger Ebert’s Movie Yearbook 2013. It includes every movie review Ebert has written from January 2010 to July 2012. Also included in the Yearbook: —In-depth interviews with newsmakers and celebrities —Tributes to those in the film industry who have passed away recently —Essays on the Oscars, reports from the Toronto Film Festival, and entries into Ebert's Little Movie Glossary

Classical Epic

Author : Richard Jenkyns
ISBN : STANFORD:36105110391682
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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Essential reading for those who are unfamiliar with the works of Homer and Virgil

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