Kathryn Gutzwiller's A Guide to Hellenistic Literature (Blackwell Guides to PDF

By Kathryn Gutzwiller

This publication is a consultant to the terribly various literature of the Hellenistic interval.

  • 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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