Literary Medieval Criticism

Critical Moments in Classical Literature: Studies in the by Hunter

By Hunter

via a chain of cutting edge serious readings Richard Hunter builds an image of the way the ancients mentioned the that means of literary works and their value in society. He will pay specific consciousness to the interaction of feedback and creativity via no longer treating feedback in isolation from the works which the critics mentioned. realization is given either to the improvement of a heritage of feedback, so far as our resources permit, and to the consistent recurrence of comparable topics around the centuries. on the head of the publication stands the competition of Aeschylus and Euripides in Aristophanes' Frogs which foreshadows extra of the following serious culture than is frequently realised. different chapters are dedicated to old mirrored image on Greek and Roman comedy, to the Augustan critic Dionysius of Halicarnassus, to 'Longinus', at the chic, and to Plutarch. All Greek and Latin is translated.

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