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The Dance of the Muses: Choral Theory and Ancient Greek Poetics

A. P. David

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199292400
eISBN:
9780191711855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199292400.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book develops an authentic and revolutionary musical analysis of ancient Greek poetry. It brings the interpretation of ancient verse into step with the sorts of analyses customarily enjoyed by ... More


Choreia and the Musical Text

A. P. David

in The Dance of the Muses: Choral Theory and Ancient Greek Poetics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199292400
eISBN:
9780191711855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199292400.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter develops the notion of χορεία, according to Plato’s usage of the term, as the proper, restored rubric within which to understand the rhythm and harmony of ancient Greek poetry in both ... More


Hesperos: Studies in Ancient Greek Poetry Presented to M. L. West on his Seventieth Birthday

P. J. Finglass, C. Collard, and N. J. Richardson (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199285686
eISBN:
9780191713958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285686.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Martin West is widely recognized as one of the most significant classicists of all time. Over nearly half a century his publications have transformed our understanding of Greek poetry. This book ... More


Literary Lexicography: Aims and Principles

Michael Silk

in Liddell and Scott: The History, Methodology, and Languages of the World's Leading Lexicon of Ancient Greek

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198810803
eISBN:
9780191847912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810803.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Poetic language in the Western traditions subsumes two distinct categories of usage: elevation (whereby usage conforms to a conventional ‘high style’) and heightening (whereby meaning is enriched, ... More


A Purpose for Sadness: ‘Poèmes antiques et modernes’ (1826)

Roger Pearson

in Unacknowledged Legislators: The Poet as Lawgiver in Post-Revolutionary France

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198754473
eISBN:
9780191816130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754473.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

This chapter examines Vigny’s first collection of poems, tracing its evolution through several editions and discussing its illustration of a tripartite history of poetry that extends from the poetry ... More


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