Latin Elegy and Hellenistic Epigram

Latin Elegy and Hellenistic Epigram

A Tale of Two Genres at Rome

eBook - 2011
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The relationship between the genres of elegy and epigram has been much debated and from a dizzying variety of angles. The contributors to this volume explore the impact of Hellenistic Greek epigram on Latin erotic elegy in the light of the recent discovery and publication of papyrus book-rolls, especially those containing Hellenistic Greek epigram collections. Individual chapters approach the interrelations of Greek epigram and Latin elegy through the theoretical frameworks of intermediality ...
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2011
ISBN: 9781443827614
Characteristics: 1 online resource (vi, 158 pages)


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