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Metapoetry in Euripides

Isabelle Torrance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199657834
eISBN:
9780191745393
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657834.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book is the first detailed study of self-conscious aspects of Euripidean drama. This book argues that Euripides employed a complex system of metapoetic devices in order to draw the audience’s ... More


Representation Delimited and Historicized: Metalepsis in Ancient Literature and Vase-Painting

Jonas Grethlein

in Metalepsis: Ancient Texts, New Perspectives

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198846987
eISBN:
9780191881930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846987.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter enriches the volume’s overall diachronic approach with an additional transmedial perspective as it compares cases of metalepsis in archaic and classical vase-painting with violations of ... More


Introduction

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/9780199657834.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Introduction provides an explanation of the concept of metapoetry applied in this book, and considers the associated terminology of intertextuality, metatheatricality, metafiction, metamythology, ... More


Tragedy, Comedy, and Euripides

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/9780199657834.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter contextualizes the metapoetic strategies of Euripides more broadly within the poetics of fifth‐century drama. It is shown that Aeschylus and Sophocles used some of the same techniques as ... More


Paracomedy and the Structure of Euripides’s Helen

Craig Jendza

in Paracomedy: Appropriations of Comedy in Greek Tragedy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190090937
eISBN:
9780190090968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190090937.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter analyzes Euripides’s Helen in terms of paracomedy and suggests that the structure of the play should be interpreted as staging a metaliterary conflict between tragedy and comedy. This ... More


Metapoetics in the Prefaces of Claudian’s De raptu Proserpinae

Stephen Harrison

in The Poetics of Late Latin Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199355631
eISBN:
9780199355655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199355631.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Both extant prefaces to De raptu Proserpinae are rich in allusion and metapoetical symbolism. The chapter suggests that the symbolic ship of poetry in the preface to De raptu 1, which represents a ... More


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