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Published: 15 May 2018

336 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198805823

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Performance and the Lyric in Early Greece

Edited by Felix Budelmann and Tom Phillips

  • Departs from recent approaches to Greek lyric within social, political, and ritual contexts to explore frameworks which focus instead on formal features and poetic effects
  • Includes a detailed introductory overview of the subject to orient readers at all levels of study
  • Draws on a wide range of interpretative methodologies
  • Offers close readings of several major texts and authors, including Sappho, Alcaeus, and Pindar