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Making Mockery: The Poetics of Ancient Satire

Ralph Rosen

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195309966
eISBN:
9780199789443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309966.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book explores the dynamics of comic mockery and satire in Greek and Latin poetry, and argues that poets working in such genres composed their “attacks” on targets, and constructed their ... More


The Idea of Iambos

Andrea Rotstein

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199286270
eISBN:
9780191713330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286270.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This study of the genre of Greek iambic poetry, from the perspective provided by ancient testimonies, places research on iambos in the framework of a new methodological approach to ancient genres ... More


On Not Being Archilochus: Horace's Epodes

S.J. Harrison

in Generic Enrichment in Vergil and Horace

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199203581
eISBN:
9780191708176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203581.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Horace's Epodes both incorporate and react against their archaic model Archilochus, and also interact significantly with other contemporary genres (Vergil's Eclogues and love-elegy). The second half ... More


Literary Metaphor and Philosophical Insight: The Significance of Archilochus *

Paul Crowther

in Metaphor, Allegory, and the Classical Tradition: Ancient Thought and Modern Revisions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199240050
eISBN:
9780191716850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199240050.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Aristotle’s emphasis on ‘vividness’ in his account of metaphor is missed by many later theories. Metaphor operates by the imaginative realization and traversal of connections which exist in the ... More


Iambos in Archilochus (fr. 215W)

Andrea Rotstein

in The Idea of Iambos

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199286270
eISBN:
9780191713330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286270.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter presents an interpretation of Archil. 215W. It attempts to define a general type of occasion and a general function for the iamboi in Archil. 215W. The occasion: that of ritualized ... More


Musical Performance of Iamboi

Andrea Rotstein

in The Idea of Iambos

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199286270
eISBN:
9780191713330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286270.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines ancient evidence for a connection of iambos and music. It suggests that a similar term (iambos) was used for rhythm, melody and poetry, and -iamb- appears in names of musical ... More


Public Performance of Iamboi

Andrea Rotstein

in The Idea of Iambos

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199286270
eISBN:
9780191713330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286270.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter suggests that iamboi were a ‘performance framed by ritual’; that is to say, not directly playing a role in ritual, but not purely theatrical either. Accordingly, iamboi had a loose ... More


Poetic Persona and Poetic Voice in Cratinus' Comedy

Emmanuela Bakola

in Cratinus and the Art of Comedy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199569359
eISBN:
9780191722332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569359.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 1 sheds light on Cratinus' poetic persona and its central role in his intertextual dialogue with his rivals, especially Aristophanes. Cratinus constructed his persona by taking his stand on ... More


Archilochus as a Prototype of Invective Poetry

Andrea Rotstein

in The Idea of Iambos

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199286270
eISBN:
9780191713330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286270.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter contends that, previous to the categorization of iambos as invective, it was Archilochus who was first of all conceptualized as a representative par excellence of blame poetry. It ... More


Invective as the Dominant Feature of Iambos

Andrea Rotstein

in The Idea of Iambos

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199286270
eISBN:
9780191713330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286270.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The perception of Archilochus played a major role in the process of selection and reduction of the elements relevant for the categorization of iambos. Before the notion of iambos was restricted to ... More


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