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ISBN: 0801423503
Author: Leslie Kurke
Language: English
Publisher: Cornell University Press; 1 edition (May 1, 1991)
Pages: 287
Category: History & Criticism
Subcategory: Literature
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Leslie Kurke (born 1959) is a Richard and Rhoda Goldman Distinguished Professor, Professor of Classics and Comparative . The traffic in praise: Pindar and the poetics of social economy, Cornell University Press, 1991

Leslie Kurke (born 1959) is a Richard and Rhoda Goldman Distinguished Professor, Professor of Classics and Comparative Literature at University of California, Berkeley. She graduated from Bryn Mawr College with a . in 1981, and from Princeton University with a P. 1999 MacArthur Fellows Program. The traffic in praise: Pindar and the poetics of social economy, Cornell University Press, 1991, ISBN 978-0-8014-2350-5

Pindar - Criticism and interpretation, Laudatory poetry, Greek - History and criticism, Political poetry, Greek - History and criticism, Literature and society - Greece, Odes - History and criticism, Social values in literature, Praise in literature. Ithaca : Cornell University Press.

Author(s): Kurke, Leslie Abstract: Pindar’s epinikian odes were poems commissioned to celebrate athletic . The Traffic in Praise aims to provide new insight into Pindar’s poetry as well as into the conceptual world of archaic and classical Greece.

Author(s): Kurke, Leslie Abstract: Pindar’s epinikian odes were poems commissioned to celebrate athletic victories in the first half of the fifth century BCE. Drawing on the insights of interpretive anthropology and cultural history, Leslie Kurke investigates how the socially embedded genre of epinikion responded to a period of tremendous social and cultural change. Kurke examines the odes as public performances which enact the reintegration of the athletic victor into his heterogeneous communities.

Leslie Kurke: The Traffic in Praise: Pindar and the Poetics of Social Economy. Pp. xvi + 287. Ithaca and London, Cornell University Press, 1991. William H. Race: Style and Rhetoric in Pindar's Odes. American Philological Classical Studies, 2. x + 217.

The Traffic In Praise book. In The Traffic in Praise, Leslie Kurke offers an engaging new reading of the odes within their rich social context and poetic tradition.

Pindar's epinikia were poems commissioned to celebrate athletic victories in the first half of the fifth century BCE. Drawing on the insights of interpretive anthropology and cultural history, Leslie Kurke examines the odes as public performances which enact the reintegration of the athletic victor into his heterogeneous communities.

Kurke considers in particular the different modes of exchange in which Pindar's poetry participated: the symbolic economy of the household, gift exchange between aristocratic houses, and the workings of monetary exchange within the city. How can I use this format?

CX266/CX366: Politics and Poetics in Classical Literature. Section: Pindar and Bacchylides. Next: Ancient tyranny.

CX266/CX366: Politics and Poetics in Classical Literature.

Commissioned to celebrate athletic victories in the first half of the fifth century B.C., Pindar's odes have continued to resist interpretation by modern readers. In The Traffic in Praise, Leslie Kurke offers an engaging new reading of the odes within their rich social context and poetic tradition.

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