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Some Ancient Views on Narrative, its Structure and Working

René Nünlist

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/9780748680108.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

A prominent characteristic of Greek narrative is the critical literature that reflected on it. The scholia especially can fill out the brief treatment of the narrative genre in Aristotle's Poetics ... 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


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


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