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Ancient literary criticism

D. A. Russell

Ancient literary criticism

the principal texts in new translations

by D. A. Russell

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece.,
  • Rome.
    • Subjects:
    • Classical literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc,
    • Criticism -- Greece,
    • Criticism -- Rome

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by D. A. Russell and M. Winterbottom.
      ContributionsWinterbottom, Michael, 1934-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPA3013 .R8
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 607 p.
      Number of Pages607
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5326335M
      ISBN 100198143591
      LC Control Number72179197

      The Idea of Ancient Literary Criticism traces literary criticism from its origins in archaic Greek poetry through to the earlier Christian era. As well as reading the familiar texts of ancient criticism - Plato's Republic, Aristotle's Poetics, amongst others - it shows how ancient law, history and rhetoric participate in the critical process. In a seminal book from thirty years ago, R. N. Whybray observed that critical scholarship of the Pentateuch has long overlooked how “the cultural differences between ancient Israel and modern western Europe invalidate many of the judgments made by the documentary critics about what could or could not have been attributed to a single author” (The Making of the Pentateuch: A Methodological.

      Literary Criticism – The analysis of a literary text though various lenses that highlight authorial stance, purpose, and perspective. Part of the fun of reading good literature is looking for all its meanings and messages. Since people have written literature, critics have been interpreting it . going all the way back to ancient Greece and Rome. Get this from a library! Oxford Readings in Ancient Literary Criticism. [Andrew Laird, Dr.;] -- The literary criticism of classical Greece and Rome has had an extensive influence on modern thought. The important ancient critics discussed in this book include Plato, Aristotle and Horace. This.

      The volume makes widely available some important scholarship on the canonical texts of ancient rhetoric and poetics. Whilst there are numerous studies of general trends in classical criticism, this collection offers direct discussions of primary sources, which provide a useful companion to the Russell and Winterbottom anthology, Ancient Literary Criticism.   A revised edition, with a new introduction, of Ancient literary criticism, first published T.p. versoPages:


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While there are numerous studies of general trends in classical criticism, this collection offers direct discussions of primary sources, which provide a useful companion to the Russell and Winterbottom anthology, Ancient Literary Criticism. Ancient Greek literature refers to literature written in the Ancient Greek language from the earliest texts until the time of the Byzantine earliest surviving works of ancient Greek literature, dating back to the early Archaic period, are the two epic poems The Iliad and The Odyssey, set in the Mycenaean two epics, along with the Homeric Hymns and the two poems of Hesiod.

There are a number of recent surveys, both long and short, of the Greek and Roman contribution to literary criticism. The purpose of this book is to provide, in English and with brief explanatory comments, the most important texts on which any judgement must be based.

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