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Oxford Readings in Ancient Literary Criticism / edited by Andrew Laird.

E-book E-book (2006.)
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 491 pages).
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.

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  • ISBN: 9780199258666
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Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (pages 457-478) and indexes.
Contents: The value of ancient literary criticism / Andrew Laird -- Poetic inspiration in early Greece / Penelope Murray -- Homeric professors in the age of the sophists / N.J. Richardson -- A theory of imitation in Plato's Republic / Elizabeth Belfiore -- Plato and Aristotle on the denial of tragedy / Stephen Halliwell -- Ethos and dianoia : 'character' and 'thought' in Aristotle's Poetics / A.M. Dale -- Aristotle on the effect of tragedy / Jacob Bernays ; (translated by Jennifer Barnes ; introduction by Jonathan Barnes) -- Literary criticism in the exegetical scholia to the Iliad : a sketch / N.J. Richardson -- Stoic readings of Homer / A.A. Long -- Epicurean poetics / Elizabeth Asmis -- Rhetoric and criticism / D.A. Russell -- Theories of evaluation in the rhetorical works of Dionysius of Halicarnassus / D.M. Schenkeveld -- Longinus : structure and unity / Doreen C. Innes -- The structure of Plutarch's De audiendis poetis / D.M. Schenkeveld -- 'Ars poetica' / D.A. Russell -- Ovid on reading : reading Ovid, reception in Ovid, Tristia 2 / Bruce Gibson -- Reading and response in the Dialogus / T.J. Luce -- The Virgil commentary of Servius / Don Fowler -- Ancient literary genres : a mirage? / Thomas G. Rosenmeyer -- Criticism ancient and modern / Denis Feeney.
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Summary: 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 volume has a helpful introduction, chronology and suggestions for further reading. It will appeal to any readers with interests in literature, criticism or aesthetics. All Latin and Greek quotations are translated. - ;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 cri.
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Authors: Laird, Andrew, Dr. (Added Author).
Alternate Title: Readings in Ancient Literary Criticism
Ancient Literary Criticism
Citation: Laird, Andrew. "Oxford Readings in Ancient Literary Criticism." Oxford ; Oxford University Press, 2006.
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