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Author Robbins, Emmet, 1939-2011,
Title Thalia delighting in song : essays on ancient Greek poetry / Emmet I. Robbins ; edited by Bonnie MacLachlan.
Imprint Toronto ; Buffalo ; London : University of Toronto Press, 2013.
©2013.

Author Robbins, Emmet, 1939-2011,
Series Phoenix. Supplementary volume ; 53.
Phoenix. Supplementary volume ; http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n42019000 53.
Subject Greek poetry -- History and criticism.
Alt Name MacLachlan, Bonnie,
Author Robbins, Emmet, 1939-2011,
Series Phoenix. Supplementary volume ; 53.
Phoenix. Supplementary volume ; http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n42019000 53.
Subject Greek poetry -- History and criticism.
Alt Name MacLachlan, Bonnie,
Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 324 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc http://rdaregistry.info/termList/RDAColourContent/1003
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Public poetry : Alcman, Stesichorus, Simonides, Pindar, Bacchylides -- The education of Achilles -- Achilles to Thetis : Iliad 1.365-412 -- Alcman's Partheneion : legend and choral ceremony -- 'Every time I look at you ... ' : Sappho thirty-one -- Who's dying in Sappho Fr. 94? -- Sappho Fr. 94 : a further note -- Sappho, Aphrodite, and the muses -- Heracles, the Hyperboreans, and the Hind : Pindar, Ol. 3 -- Intimations of immortality : Pindar, Ol. 3.34-5 -- The broken wall, the burning roof and tower : Pindar, Ol. 8.31-46 -- The gifts of the gods : Pindar's third Pythian -- Jason and Cheiron : the myth of Pindar's fourth Pythian -- Cyrene and Cheiron : the myth of Pindar's ninth Pythian -- Pindar's Oresteia and the tragedians -- Nereids with golden distaffs : Pindar, Nem. 5 -- The divine twins in early Greek poetry -- Famous Orpheus -- To be redeemed from fire by fire : the deaths of Heracles and Siegfried.
Summary Thalia Delighting in Song ensures that the next generation of Classicists will continue to benefit from the insights of one of the foremost scholars in the field.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781442662346 (electronic book)
1442662344 (electronic book)
9781442613430 (paperback)
1442613432 (paperback)
OCLC # 852803495
Additional Format Print version: Robbins, Emmet, 1939-2011. Thalia delighting in song. Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, 2013 9781442613430 (DLC) 2013409399 (OCoLC)824604941.


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