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Introduction: Character, techniques of characterization, and the ancient Greek novel

Koen De Temmerman

in Crafting Characters: Heroes and Heroines in the Ancient Greek Novel

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199686148
eISBN:
9780191766381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686148.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The introduction presents and contextualizes the corpus of texts and situates this book in both classical scholarship and modern literary theory. It offers a state of the art in both fields, ... More


Introduction

J. F. de Jong Irene

in Narratology and Classics: A Practical Guide

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199688692
eISBN:
9780191808562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199688692.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter presents a bird's-eye view of the history of narratology, beginning with Plato's distinction between narrator-text and character-text or speech he made in his Republic and Aristotle's ... More


Tears and Emotions in Greek Literary Epitaphs

Doris Meyer

in Greek Epigram from the Hellenistic to the Early Byzantine Era

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198836827
eISBN:
9780191873836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836827.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 11 examines emotions in literary epigrams that employ the motifs of grief and weeping, starting with selected funerary epigrams by Callimachus and Posidippus and concluding with subversive ... More


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