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LINGUIST List 21.4201

Thu Oct 21 2010

Books: Linguistics & Literature: Mitsis, Tsagalis (Eds)

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        1.     Julia Ulrich , Allusion, Authority, and Truth: Mitsis, Tsagalis (Eds)

Message 1: Allusion, Authority, and Truth: Mitsis, Tsagalis (Eds)
Date: 20-Oct-2010
From: Julia Ulrich <julia.ulrichdegruyter.com>
Subject: Allusion, Authority, and Truth: Mitsis, Tsagalis (Eds)
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Title: Allusion, Authority, and Truth
Subtitle: Critical Perspectives on Greek Poetic and Rhetorical Praxis
Series Title: Trends in Classics - Supplementary Volumes vol. 7
Published: 2010
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
                http://www.degruyter.com/mouton

Book URL: http://www.degruyter.de/cont/fb/at/detailEn.cfm?id=IS-9783110245394-1

Editor: Phillip Mitsis
Editor: Christos Tsagalis
Electronic: ISBN: 9783110245400 Pages: 460 Price: Europe EURO 99.95
Hardback: ISBN: 9783110245394 Pages: 460 Price: Europe EURO 99.95
Abstract:

Questions about how ancient Greek texts establish their authority, reflect
on each other, and project their own truths have become central for a wide
range of recent critical discourses. In this volume, an influential group
of international scholars examines these themes in a variety of poetic and
rhetorical genres. The result is a series of striking and original readings
from different critical perspectives that display the centrality of these
questions for understanding the poetic and rhetorical aims of ancient Greek
texts. Characterized by a combination of close attention to philological
detail and theoretical sophistication, the essays in this volume make a
compelling case for this kind of focused, critically informed dialogue
about the nature of ancient textual "praxis". Students of classical
literature will find a wealth of critical insights and challenging new
readings of many familiar texts.

Linguistic Field(s): Ling & Literature

Subject Language(s): Greek, Ancient (grc)

Written In: English (eng )

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