Literary Medieval Criticism

Case Studies: Volume 2 by Giulio Colesanti,Laura Lulli,Roberto Nicolai

By Giulio Colesanti,Laura Lulli,Roberto Nicolai

The ebook is the second one quantity of a chain of stories facing the Submerged literature in historical Greek tradition (s. vol. 1: G. Colesanti, M. Giordano, eds., Submerged Literature in historical Greek tradition. An Introduction, Berlin-Boston, de Gruyter, 2014). it's a odd start line of the examine within the box of Greek tradition, because it casts a gentle on many case stories up to now now not but analyzed as literary items subjected to the method of submersion: e.g. oracles, philosophy, phlyax play, epigrams, Aesopic fables, periplus, sacred texts, mysteries, clinical treatises, dance, tune. accordingly the ebook investigates the advanced and manifold dynamics of ‘emergence’ and ‘submersion’ in old Greek literary tradition, dealing specially with concerns because the interplay among orality and literacy, the authorship, the cultural transmission, the folklore. additionally, the publication deals the reader new stimulating methods with a purpose to reconstruct the huge body which contained the final cultural approaches, together with the literary items subjected to the submersion, in a chronological span going from Greek archaic age to the Imperial age.

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