By Kathryn Gutzwiller
- A consultant to the literature of the Hellenistic age, from the loss of life of Alexander the good in 323 BCE to the conflict of Actium in 31 BC
- Provides overviews of the social, political, highbrow and literary old contexts during which Hellenistic literature used to be produced
- Introduces the foremost writers and genres of the period
- Provides information regarding variety, meter and languages to help readers without past wisdom of the language in realizing technical elements of literary Greek
- Distinctive in its insurance of present matters in Hellenistic feedback, together with viewers reception, the political and social heritage, and Hellenistic theories of literature
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A Guide to Hellenistic Literature (Blackwell Guides to Classical Literature) by Kathryn Gutzwiller