Hellenistic Poetry: A Selection (Hardback)David Sider (editor)
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The text of each poem is presented, together with basic help on obscurevocabulary, morphology, dialect, meter, syntax, and similar philologicalissues. The modern commentators also offer guidance on a poem'sliterary significance and a brief introduction to the scholarship.
Among the 44 named and anonymous poets represented here areApollonius of Rhodes, Archimedes, Aristotle, Callimachus, Cercidas,Corinna, Eratosthenes, Erinna, Ezekiel, Hermesianax, Herodas,Lycophron, and Phanocles.
Contributors to the volume in addition to David Sider include: SilviaBarbantani, James Clauss, Dee Clayman, Christophe Cusset, ClaudioDe Stefani, Marco Fantuzzi, Andrew Ford, Kathryn Gutzwiller, JohannaHanink, Regina Hoeschele, Richard Hunter, David Konstan, PaulineLeVen, Kelly MacFarlane, Enrico Magnelli, Jackie Murray, Pura Nieto,Maria Noussia, Douglas Olson, Floris Overduin, Richard Rawles, RalphRosen, Chad Schroeder, Alexander Sens, Evina Sistakou, Michael Tueller,and Athanassios Vergados.
Although designed primarily as a textbook for graduate students andupper-level undergraduates, the book offers texts and subsidiaryinformation not easily found (if at all) elsewhere. Since Latin poetsmade constant allusion to Hellenistic poetry, it will also be an importantresource for Latinists.
Publisher: The University of Michigan Press
Number of pages: 424
Weight: 953 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 46 mm
--The Classical Review-- (04/25/2018)