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The Narrator in Archaic Greek and Hellenistic Poetry

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This text re-examines the relationship of Hellenistic poetry to Archaic poetry. It demonstrates how Callimachus, Theocritus and Apollonius develop their primary narrators or main narrative voices - a central feature of their poetic manner - by exploiting and adapting models from a wide range of Archaic poets and genres, including Homer, Hesiod, the Homeric Hymns, Pindar, Sappho, Archaic iambos, and early elegy. It goes beyond previous work by bringing together a close study of the Hellenistic re-making of the poetic forms ...

The Narrator in Archaic Greek and Hellenistic Poetry 2011, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521201056

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The Narrator in Archaic Greek and Hellenistic Poetry 2007, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521874502

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