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The Idea of Iambos

Andrea Rotstein

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199286270
eISBN:
9780191713330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286270.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This study of the genre of Greek iambic poetry, from the perspective provided by ancient testimonies, places research on iambos in the framework of a new methodological approach to ancient genres ... More


Iambos and Iambeion in the Classical Period

Andrea Rotstein

in The Idea of Iambos

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199286270
eISBN:
9780191713330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286270.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The examination of evidence in the two previous chapters helped establish the notions with which the genre of iambos was associated in the archaic period. This chapter continues to survey 5th- and ... More


Ionian Iambos and Attic Komoidia: Father and Daughter, or Just Cousins?

Ewen Bowie

in The Language of Greek Comedy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199245475
eISBN:
9780191714993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245475.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter reconsiders the old problem of the relationship between iambus and comedy. By comparing three possible hypotheses of dependence, it rejects the view that Cratinus introduced into Attic ... More


Approaching Genre

Andrea Rotstein

in The Idea of Iambos

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199286270
eISBN:
9780191713330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286270.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

As often happens with ancient literary genres, most divergences on iambos in contemporary scholarship are due to a basic disagreement on what literary genres are. This chapter presents a view of ... More


The Corpus of Iambic Poets

Andrea Rotstein

in The Idea of Iambos

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199286270
eISBN:
9780191713330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286270.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter surveys the poets that may be included in a corpus of iambic poetry. It proposes to view both canon and corpus as a gradient structured by core and periphery, referred to as the ... More


Iambos in Aristotle's Works

Andrea Rotstein

in The Idea of Iambos

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199286270
eISBN:
9780191713330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286270.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

What is the place of iambos in Aristotle's history of poetry? How does the genre of iambos relate to psogos? What does Aristotle really mean by the expression iambike idea? Ancient and modern ... More


Iambos in Archilochus (fr. 215W)

Andrea Rotstein

in The Idea of Iambos

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199286270
eISBN:
9780191713330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286270.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter presents an interpretation of Archil. 215W. It attempts to define a general type of occasion and a general function for the iamboi in Archil. 215W. The occasion: that of ritualized ... More


Iambe and Iambos

Andrea Rotstein

in The Idea of Iambos

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199286270
eISBN:
9780191713330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286270.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter considers the nature of the link between Iambe and iambos. Since all ancient explanations of the type ‘iambos — from Iambe’ ultimately derive from the Homeric Hymn to Demeter, it begins ... More


Musical Performance of Iamboi

Andrea Rotstein

in The Idea of Iambos

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199286270
eISBN:
9780191713330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286270.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines ancient evidence for a connection of iambos and music. It suggests that a similar term (iambos) was used for rhythm, melody and poetry, and -iamb- appears in names of musical ... More


Public Performance of Iamboi

Andrea Rotstein

in The Idea of Iambos

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199286270
eISBN:
9780191713330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286270.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter suggests that iamboi were a ‘performance framed by ritual’; that is to say, not directly playing a role in ritual, but not purely theatrical either. Accordingly, iamboi had a loose ... More


Poetic Persona and Poetic Voice in Cratinus' Comedy

Emmanuela Bakola

in Cratinus and the Art of Comedy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199569359
eISBN:
9780191722332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569359.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 1 sheds light on Cratinus' poetic persona and its central role in his intertextual dialogue with his rivals, especially Aristophanes. Cratinus constructed his persona by taking his stand on ... More


Archilochus as a Prototype of Invective Poetry

Andrea Rotstein

in The Idea of Iambos

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199286270
eISBN:
9780191713330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286270.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter contends that, previous to the categorization of iambos as invective, it was Archilochus who was first of all conceptualized as a representative par excellence of blame poetry. It ... More


Invective as the Dominant Feature of Iambos

Andrea Rotstein

in The Idea of Iambos

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199286270
eISBN:
9780191713330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286270.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The perception of Archilochus played a major role in the process of selection and reduction of the elements relevant for the categorization of iambos. Before the notion of iambos was restricted to ... More


The Broken Net: Comic Failure and Its Consequences

Mario Telò

in Aristophanes and the Cloak of Comedy: "Affect, Aesthetics, and the Canon"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226309699
eISBN:
9780226309729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309729.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter shows an ominous side to the finale of Wasps: the false, quasi-tragic liberation of Cratinus’s mode, usually interpreted as genuinely comic. The chapter starts with the account of ... More


The Ancient Literary History of Iambos

Andrea Rotstein

in Iambus and Elegy: New Approaches

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199689743
eISBN:
9780191769436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689743.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores ancient views regarding the origins and development of iambos as a literary genre. After considering some of the methodological difficulties involved in the interpretation of ... More


Mythological Narratives in Hipponax

Margarita Alexandrou

in Iambus and Elegy: New Approaches

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199689743
eISBN:
9780191769436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689743.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The paper revisits two sets of fragments of the iambic poet Hipponax, frr. 74–7 W and 102–3 W, which appear to draw on the myths of Odysseus and Heracles respectively. The content and manner of these ... More


Bupalus in Scheria: Hipponax’s Odyssean Transcontextualizations

Tom Hawkins

in Iambus and Elegy: New Approaches

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199689743
eISBN:
9780191769436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689743.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Hipponax frequently evokes Odyssean mythology in a lowered poetic register, at times conflating Homeric and contemporary contexts. This chapter analyses Hipponax’s engagement with this mythology by ... More


Poetics and Precedents in Archilochus’ Erotic Imagery

Laura Swift

in Iambus and Elegy: New Approaches

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199689743
eISBN:
9780191769436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689743.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores Archilochus’ imagery and its relationship to his poetic precedents. It argues that Archilochus’ use of imagery is highly creative, and that he reworks conventional motifs in a ... More


The Underwood of Satire: Reading the Epodes through Ovid’s Ibis

Tom Hawkins

in Horace’s Epodes: Contexts, Intertexts, and Reception

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198746058
eISBN:
9780191808760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746058.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter on Ovid’s Ibis argues that Ovid reacts against Horace’s Epodes as part of a discourse about society. It suggests that whilst Ovid’s mode of reacting against, as well as responding to, ... More


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