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Novelty

Stefan Tilg

in Chariton of Aphrodisias and the Invention of the Greek Love Novel

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199576944
eISBN:
9780191722486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576944.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter five tracks Chariton's awareness of literary novelty. First, it presents and interprets all passages in which Chariton explicitly claims to do something original. Then, it analyses all ... More


Conclusion: The Iliad and the Odyssey

Tobias Myers

in Homer's Divine Audience: The Iliad's Reception on Mount Olympus

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198842354
eISBN:
9780191878350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842354.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Conclusion contrasts the Odyssey’s treatment of performance dynamics, which has been well studied, with that of the Iliad, the focus of the book. In doing so, it also sums up key phenomena that ... More


Narratology

Genevieve Liveley

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199687701
eISBN:
9780191841842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199687701.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book explores the extraordinary contribution that classical poetics has made to twentieth- and twenty-first-century theories of narrative. Its aim is not to argue that modern narratologies ... More


Zeus, the Poet, and Vision

Tobias Myers

in Homer's Divine Audience: The Iliad's Reception on Mount Olympus

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198842354
eISBN:
9780191878350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842354.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 1 argues that the Iliad’s proem anticipates certain key elements of the battlefield spectacle to come: its central action (warfare and the desecration of corpses), and its staging and ... More


Plot and Action: Process vs. Resolution

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/9780199684052.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter considers the dialogues’ handling of narratives, and the extent to which Plato’s works contain plots of a classical type. After surveying the different types of stories found in Plato’s ... More


Euripides and the Oresteia

Isabelle Torrance

in Metapoetry in Euripides

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199657834
eISBN:
9780191745393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657834.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines Euripides’ Electra, Iphigenia among the Taurians, and Orestes and argues that the intertextual allusions to the Oresteia in these plays form part of a network of metapoetic ... More


Writing and Self‐Conscious Mythopoiēsis

Isabelle Torrance

in Metapoetry in Euripides

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199657834
eISBN:
9780191745393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657834.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter compares the motif of writing in the plays of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, and argues that Euripides exploits writing in an entirely new way. It is argued that Euripides ... 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


Poststructuralism

Genevieve Liveley

in Narratology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199687701
eISBN:
9780191841842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199687701.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter argues that the willingness of the poststructuralist narratologists (particularly Chatman, Lanser, Brooks, and de Lauretis) to look beyond the confines of twentieth-century linguistics ... More


Vergil in Russian: Lost in Translation?

Zara Martirosova Torlone

in Vergil in Russia: National Identity and Classical Reception

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199689484
eISBN:
9780191782787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689484.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter contemplates the fate of Russian translations of Vergil’s poems after Petrov, their viability, ideology, and value. It is primarily concerned with the Aeneid but also briefly surveys ... 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


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