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Center for Hellenic Studies Colloquia 4

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HARDCOVER

$92.00 • £73.95 • €83.00

ISBN 9780674003385

Publication Date: 12/30/2000

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This volume consists of a collection of eleven papers on genre and generic definition in Greek and Roman literature. The contributions are divergent in both subject and approach, ranging from seldom considered, even single-instance genres, to the reception of generic traditions in Hellenistic and Roman poetry… The volume contains scholarship of a high standard with stimulating contributions both in the higher and lower genres. It can be recommended to all interested in this apparently flourishing branch of literary analysis.—Philip Bosman, Scholia Reviews

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