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Hellenistic Epic and Homeric Form *

G. O. Hutchinson

in Talking Books: Readings in Hellenistic and Roman Books of Poetry

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199279418
eISBN:
9780191707322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279418.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The chapter looks at the relation of Homeric structures to Callimachus' Hecale and Apollonius' Argonautica. It starts from criticism of the time, and from the ideas of Aristotle on Homer and unity. ... More


Europa and the Bull: Sex, Society, and Politics

Theodore Ziolkowski

in Minos and the Moderns: Cretan Myth in Twentieth-Century Literature and Art

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195336917
eISBN:
9780199868353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336917.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter investigates how the tale of Europa and the bull—in poetry, drama, and art, but also in cartoons, advertising, and currency—was initially seized upon by artists around the turn of the ... More


Conclusion: Diversity and Unity in Roman Legal Perspectives on Prostitution

Thomas A. J. McGinn

in Prostitution, Sexuality, and the Law in Ancient Rome

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195161328
eISBN:
9780199789344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161328.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This conclusion reviews the topics discussed. Firstly it presents an analytical summary of the findings contained in all the chapters and then in brings together a synthetic conclusion for the book.


The Homeric Hymn to Apollo: The Question of Unity

Mike Chappell

in The Homeric Hymns: Interpretative Essays

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199589036
eISBN:
9780191728983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589036.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the controversial question of narrative unity in the Homeric Hymn to Apollo. A thorough review is undertaken of previous scholarship on the issue of whether the unified poem ... More


Platonic Dialogue and the Education of the Reader

A. K. Cotton

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199684052
eISBN:
9780191763571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684052.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This study examines the role that the reader’s dialogue with Plato’s texts can play within the philosophical project, exploring the familiar claim that the reader’s activity parallels the ... More


Character Roles and Narrative Design

Benjamin Sammons

in Device and Composition in the Greek Epic Cycle

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190614843
eISBN:
9780190614867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190614843.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter makes use of the concept of “character-space” to treat character roles as an underlying feature of narrative structure. The argument begins with a discussion of how Achilles’ presence ... More


Structure and Unity: Challenging the Reader

A. K. Cotton

in Platonic Dialogue and the Education of the Reader

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199684052
eISBN:
9780191763571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684052.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter considers the Plato’s approach to the unity of literary works, and especially his own dialogues, with special reference to works such as Phaedrus and Politicus which have often struck ... More


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