Author: Elizabeth Irwin
Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 1st edition (September 12, 2005)
Category: History & Criticism
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However, the Greek classical pictorial doctrine which we have at our. The influence on Ovid of Hesiod, the most important archaic Greek poet after Homer, has been underestimated. Yet, as this book shows, a profound engagement with Hesiod's themes is central to Ovid’s poetic world. An important contribution to the study of Ovid and the wider poetry of the Augustan age, the book also forms an excellent case study in how the reception of previous traditions can become the driving force of poetic creation. The Continuity of Greek Poetry.
The study demonstrates how Solon's poetry subverts this practice, using the poetic traditions of epic and Hesiod to further different political aims
The study demonstrates how Solon's poetry subverts this practice, using the poetic traditions of epic and Hesiod to further different political aims. It concludes by looking beyond the confines of Solon's poetic appropriations to argue for other influences on his poetry, in particular that of tyranny. Download (pdf, . 6 Mb) Donate Read. Epub FB2 mobi txt RTF. Converted file can differ from the original. If possible, download the file in its original format.
Cambridge classical studies. Solon and early greek poetry. The Politics of Exhortation. ELIZABETH IRWIN Girton College, Cambridge. cambridge university press. early Greek poetry that has shaped this study: the tension between the fragment and the narrative.
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The poetry of archaic Greece gives voice to the history and politics of the . The book concludes by exploring the implications of this reading of elegy for a political interpretation of the Homeric epics in Athens.
The poetry of archaic Greece gives voice to the history and politics of the culture of that ag. In doing so, it pays particular attention to the stance of exhortation adopted in early Greek elegy, and to the political poetry of Solon; it also stresses the importance of considering performance context as a critical factor in interpreting the political expressions of this poetry.
Elizabeth Irwin has studied at Columbia (BA), Oxford (BA/MA) and Cambridge (PhD), and held Post-doctoral .
Her first book, Solon and Early Greek Poetry: the Politics of Exhortation (Cambridge 2005), studies the intersection of early Greek hexameter poetic traditions with archaic poetic and political culture as found in the early Greek elegists, with a particular emphasis on Solon.
Solon and Early Greek Poetry The Politics of Exhortation (ISBN: 9780521851787) The poetry of archaic Greece gives voice to the history and politics of the culture of that ag. More About Elizabeth (Girton College, Cambridge) Irwin.
Solon and Early Greek Poetry: The Politics of Exhortation. J. P. Barron and P. Easterling, 'Elegy and Iambus' in The Cambridge History of Classical Literature: Greek Literature, eds. 2005); page 17. ^ Irwin (2005), pages 35–62.