By Suzanne Said,Monique Trede
Read or Download A Short History of Greek Literature PDF
Best literary medieval criticism books
Untersucht werden literaturtheoretische Positionen von der Antike bis 1800. Vergessene historische Dimensionen werden freigelegt und Antworten auf die Frage nach der Tragfähigkeit der Kategorie 'literarischer textual content' (der Literatur im engeren Sinn) gesucht. Der interdisziplinäre Zugang erlaubt es, ideengeschichtliche Kontexte in ihrer für die Literaturtheorie bestimmenden Bedeutung angemessen zu berücksichtigen.
Thucydides' paintings used to be some of the most intriguing creations within the cultural background of Greece within the 5th century BC - certainly one of basically huge prose works to have survived - and it nonetheless poses clean and tough questions on the writing of historical past. within the twenty-first century, it nonetheless demanding situations the reader: there's a marked pressure in Thucydides' background among his objective to write down approximately modern occasions and his hope that his paintings should still out live the interval during which he composed it.
In fresh many years, the facts for an oral epic culture in old Greece has grown tremendously besides our ever-increasing information of globally oral traditions. John Foley the following examines the inventive implications that oral culture holds for the knowledge of the Iliad and Odyssey in an effort to identify a context for his or her unique functionality and modern day reception.
The elegist Sextus Propertius (ca 50–ca sixteen BC) is usually reckoned one of the such a lot tough of Latin authors. on the root of this hassle lies a deeply corrupt textual content and uncertainty over the manuscript transmission; in addition, the manuscripts utilized in the traditional variants of this present day were chosen and not using a complete exam of the surviving copies.
- Language and Rhythm in Plautus: Synchronic and Diachronic Studies (Sozomena)
- A Commentary on Livy, Books VI-X: Volume IV: Book X: 4
- Writers of the Reign of Henry II: Twelve Essays (The New Middle Ages)
- Fictions of Identity in Medieval France (Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature)
Additional info for A Short History of Greek Literature
A Short History of Greek Literature by Suzanne Said,Monique Trede