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Introduction

Ruth Scodel

in Defining Greek Narrative

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748680108
eISBN:
9780748697007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748680108.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Although many studies have applied structuralist narratology to Greek literature, this volume, influenced by ‘new narratologies', seeks to define about Greek narrative practice is universal and what ... More


Who, Sappho?

Alex Purves

in Defining Greek Narrative

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748680108
eISBN:
9780748697007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748680108.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Greek lyric avoids the thorough, point-by-point narration characteristic of epic. Sappho engages in anti-narrative, exemplified by Aphrodite's questions in Sappho 1, which—unlike the questions gods ... More


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