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Title Homeric receptions across generic and cultural contexts / edited by Athanasios Efstathiou and Ioanna Karamanou.
Imprint ©2016.
Berlin : De Gruyter, [2016]

Series Trends in Classics - Supplementary Volumes ; volume 37.
Trends in classics. Supplementary volumes ; v. 37.
Subject Homer -- Criticism and interpretation.
Epic poetry, Greek -- History and criticism.
Reader-response criticism.
Alt Name Efstathiou, Athanasios,
Karamanou, Ioanna,
Description 1 online resource (x, 495 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Note Print version record.
Summary This collective volume provides a fresh perspective on Homeric reception through a methodologically focused, interdisciplinary investigation of the transformations of Homeric epic within varying generic and cultural contexts. It explores how various aspects of Homeric poetics appeal and can be mapped on to a diversity of contexts under different socio-historical, intellectual, literary and artistic conditions. The volume brings together internationally acclaimed scholars and acute young researchers in the fields of classics and reception studies, yielding insight into the varied strategies and ideological forces that define Homeric reception in literature, scholarship and the performing arts (theatre, film and music) and shape the 'horizon of expectations' of readers and audience. This collection also showcases that the wide-ranging 'migration' of Homeric material through time and across place holds significant cultural power, being instrumental in the construction of new cultural identities. The volume is of particular interest to scholars in the fields of classics, reception and cultural studies and the performing arts, as well as to readers fascinated by ancient literature and its cultural transformations.
Contents Preface ; Table of contents ; Introduction: The Contexts of Homeric Reception ; Part I. Framing ; Homer, Repetition and Reception ; Part II: Homer In Archaic Ideology ; Hipponax and the Odyssey: Subverting Text and Intertext ; Archaic Funerary Epigram and Hector's Imagined Epitymbia
Performance, Poetic Identity and Intertextuality in Pindar's Olympian 4 Homer and Epic in Herodotus' Book 7 ; Part III. Homeric Echoes in Philosophical and Rhetorical Discourse ; Argumenta Homerica: Homer's Reception by Aeschines ; Homeric Values in the Epitaphios Logos
The Ancient Quarrel between Philosophy and Poetry: Plato's Hippias Minor A Philosophical Reception of Homer: Homeric Courage in Aristotle's Discussion of??d?e?a ; Homeric Echoes, Pythagorean Flavour: The Reception of Homer in Iamblichus ; Part IV. Hellenistic and Later Receptions
Trees and Plants in Poetic Emulation: From the Homeric Epic to Virgil's Eclogues Embracing Homeric Orality in the Aeneid: Revisiting the Composition Politics of Virgil's First Descriptio ; 'tollite me, Teucri' (Verg. Aen. 3.601): Saving Achaemenides, Saving Homer
ISBN 9783110479799 (electronic bk.)
3110479796 (electronic bk.)
9783110479188 (electronic bk.)
3110479184 (electronic bk.)
9783110477832
3110477831
OCLC # 954046803
Additional Format Print version: Homeric receptions across generic and cultural contexts. Berlin : De Gruyter, [2016] 3110477831 (OCoLC)938386560.


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