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Space and time in ancient Greek narrative

Alex C. Purves

Space and time in ancient Greek narrative

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geography in literature,
  • Space and time in literature,
  • Greek literature -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAlex C. Purves.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA3015.G44 P87 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23643946M
    ISBN 109780521190985
    LC Control Number2009031382


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Mar 22,  · In this wide-ranging survey of ancient Greek narrative from archaic epic to classical prose, Alex Purves shows how stories unfold in space as well as in time.

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Contrary perspectives are already evident in Homer: the Iliad looks down upon human events synoptically from on high while in the Odyssey events tend to be viewed from a human, ground-level, perspective.

The Iliadic bird’s-eye orientation is exampled both in the Muses’ comprehensive. Download book Space and Time in Ancient Greek Narrative Author: Alex C. Purves. In this wide-ranging survey of ancient Greek narrative from archaic epic to classical prose, Alex Purves shows how stories unfold in space as well as in time.

This is the second volume in a series of volumes which together will provide an entirely new history of ancient Greek (narrative) literature. Its organization is formal rather than biographical. It traces the history of central narrative devices, such as the narrator and his.

Studies in ancient Greek narrative. Vol. 2: Time in ancient Greek literature. Leiden (Mnemosyne Supplement ) Studies in ancient Greek narrative. Vol. 3: Space in ancient Greek literature. Leiden (Mnemosyne Supplement 39) Homer Iliad Book XXII. Cambridge ; I classici e la narratologia.

Guida alla lettura degli autori greci e Alma mater: University of Amsterdam. This is the third volume in the series Studies in Ancient Greek narrative. It deals with the narratological category of space: how is space, including objects Space and time in ancient Greek narrative book function as 'props', presented in Greek narrative texts and what are its functions (thematic, symbolic, psychologising, or characterising)?How are longer descriptions organised and integrated into the story.

The project here proposed involves the third volume in a multi-volume literary history of Ancient Greek Narrative (Studies in Ancient Greek Narrative).

It consists of three subprojects, which deal with space in archaic lyric, Attic drama, and the Hellenistic epyllion.

Alex C. Purves is the author of Space and Time in Ancient Greek Narrative ( avg rating, 3 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Touch and the Ancient /5. The individual articles analyse ancient and modern literary texts from the angle of the most recent theoretical conceptualisations of space.

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One of the most important trends in recent scholarship on ancient historiography is to explore how historical meaning is constructed through the form of narrative. This essay argues that the narratives of ancient historians can and should also be seen as an engagement with temporality.

Such a view, combining the lenses of narratology, philosophy, and linguistics, yields a “grammar of Author: Jonas Grethlein. Whereas the former two volumes in the Studies in Ancient Greek Narrative series were devoted to concepts which have received a good deal of critical attention ('time' and 'narrators, narratees, and narratives'), the narratology of space has by comparison been rather neglected, and one of the goals of this book is to give this methodology a more.

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