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Guide to Hellenistic Literature
by Kathryn Gutzwiller




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This book is a guide to the extraordinarily diverse literature of the Hellenistic period.
  • A guide to the literature of the Hellenistic age, from the death of Alexander the Great in 323 BCE to the Battle of Actium in 31 BC
  • Provides overviews of the social, political, intellectual and literary historical contexts in which Hellenistic literature was produced
  • Introduces the major writers and genres of the period
  • Provides information about style, meter and languages to aid readers with no prior knowledge of the language in understanding technical aspects of literary Greek
  • Distinctive in its coverage of current issues in Hellenistic criticism, including audience reception, the political and social background, and Hellenistic theories of literature

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Overview

This book is a guide to the extraordinarily diverse literature of the Hellenistic period.
  • A guide to the literature of the Hellenistic age, from the death of Alexander the Great in 323 BCE to the Battle of Actium in 31 BC
  • Provides overviews of the social, political, intellectual and literary historical contexts in which Hellenistic literature was produced
  • Introduces the major writers and genres of the period
  • Provides information about style, meter and languages to aid readers with no prior knowledge of the language in understanding technical aspects of literary Greek
  • Distinctive in its coverage of current issues in Hellenistic criticism, including audience reception, the political and social background, and Hellenistic theories of literature


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  • ISBN-13: 9780631233220
  • ISBN-10: 0631233229
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
  • Publish Date: September 2007
  • Page Count: 261
  • Dimensions: 9.01 x 6.37 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.9 pounds

Series: Blackwell Guides to Classical Literature

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