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The Well-Read Muse: Present and Past in Callimachus and the Hellenistic Poets

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Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Tradition and originality, the interplay of present and past, are a concern of poets in any age. Peter Bing's seminal monograph chases this idea through the thickets of Hellenistic poetry and particularly among the lines of Callimachus' Hymn to Delos.

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Preface to the 2008 Edition Acknowledgements Abbreviations
Chapter 1 - Poetic Inspiration and the Poet's Self Image in Hellenistic Greece
Chapter 2 - Rupture and Revival. The Poet's Link to the Literary Past
Chapter 3 - Callimachus' Hymn to Delos
Chapter 4 - Conclusion Structural Diagram of the Hymn to Delos Bibliography Index Locorum Subject Index

Portrait

Peter Bing is Professor of Classics at Emory University, and Chair of his department. He is well known for his work on Hellenistic poetry, his translations of Greek and Roman erotic poetry, and also of books on Greek religion. He has been a fellow of the Center for Hellenic Studies, the Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung at the University of Tubingen, Clare Hall at the University of Cambridge, and holder of the Tytus Fellowship at the University of Cincinnati.
EAN: 9780979971303
ISBN: 0979971306
Untertitel: 2008. Auflage. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: MICHIGAN CLASSICAL PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2008
Seitenanzahl: 163 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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