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A Companion to Greek Literature

A Companion to Greek Literature (Hardback)

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A Companion to Greek Literature presents a comprehensive introduction to the wide range of texts and literary forms produced in the Greek language over the course of a millennium beginning from the 6th century BCE up to the early years of the Byzantine Empire. * Features contributions from a wide range of established experts and emerging scholars of Greek literature * Offers comprehensive coverage of the many genres and literary forms produced by the ancient Greeks including epic and lyric poetry, oratory, historiography, biography, philosophy, the novel, and technical literature * Includes readings that address the production and transmission of ancient Greek texts, historic reception, individual authors, and much more * Explores the subject of ancient Greek literature in innovative ways

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: classical, early & medieval Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd Publication Date: 09/10/2015 ISBN-13: 9781444339420  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Martin Hose is Professor of Greek Literature at Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Germany and Fellow of the Bavarian Academy. He is the author of Euripides (2008) and of books on Greek historiography, Aristotle's fragments, and Synesius. David Schenker is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Classical Studies at the University of Missouri. He has published many articles on Aeschylus, Euripides, and Plato.

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