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Guide to Hellenistic Literature

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ISBN-10: 0631233229

ISBN-13: 9780631233220

Edition: 2007

Authors: Kathryn Gutzwiller

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This work is 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 BCE.
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Book details

List price: $47.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/7/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 6.05" wide x 9.05" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 0.968
Language: English

List of Illustrations
History and Culture
The Successors
Macedonia and Greece
Seleucid Asia
Attalid Pergamum
Ptolemaic Egypt
Aesthetics and Style
Aesthetic Principles
Meter, Dialect, and Diction
Literature as Artefact
Authors and Genres
Theocritus and the Other Bucolic Poets
Didactic Poetry
Dramatic Poetry
Parodic and Philosophical Literature
Technical Prose Writing
Topics in Hellenistic Literature
Learning and Innovation
Book Culture and Performance
Social and Political Background
The Critical Impulse
Reception in Rome
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