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Earmarks: Derrida's Reinvention of Philosophical Writing in ‘Plato's Pharmacy’

Michael Naas

in Derrida and Antiquity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199545544
eISBN:
9780191720598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545544.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter demonstrates through a close reading of Derrida's crucial 1968 work ‘Plato's Pharmacy’ how Derrida's early engagement with Plato's theory of language came to be reflected in Derrida's ... More


Grand Designs: Unrolling Epistles 2

Christopher Whitton

in Pliny the Book-Maker: Betting on Posterity in the Epistles

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198729464
eISBN:
9780191796357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729464.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter subjects Epistles 2 to sustained scrutiny, arguing for minute signs of grand designs in the ‘architexture’ of Pliny’s prose. It addresses in turn: the importance of proportion, from the ... More


Pliny Book 8: Two Viewpoints and the Pedestrian Reader

Ruth Morello

in Pliny the Book-Maker: Betting on Posterity in the Epistles

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198729464
eISBN:
9780191796357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729464.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter is inspired by Bodel’s earlier discussion of the famous paired Epistles 8.10 and 8.11 to look at the ‘choreography’ of book 8 more generally. Insisting on the necessity of adopting a ... More


Introduction: Performance and the Second-Best City

Marcus Folch

in The City and the Stage: Performance, Genre, and Gender in Plato's Laws

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190266172
eISBN:
9780190266196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190266172.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter presents the volume’s principal contentions and foci of inquiry: the Laws and its project of rehabilitating ancient Greek mousikê and Athenian performance culture. It also provides a ... More


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