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

Subjects:

  • Appreciation,
  • Greek literature,
  • Influence,
  • LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Ancient, Classical & Medieval,
  • History and criticism,
  • Criticism and interpretation

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementRichard Hunter
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPA4291 .H85 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25087089M
ISBN 109781107012929
LC Control Number2011042603

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‎This book explores both how Plato challenged existing literary forms, principally Homeric epic, and how later literature then created 'classics' out of some of Plato's richest works. It will appeal to all those with a serious interest in ancient literature; all Greek and Latin is translated. Plato and the traditions of ancient literature: the silent stream / Richard Hunter. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. isbn (hardback) 1 Plato – Criticism and interpretation. –Influence Greek literature – History and criticism. 4. Greek literature – Appreciation. I. Title. pah85 Download Citation | Plato and the traditions of ancient literature: The silent stream | Exploring both how Plato engaged with existing literary forms and how later literature then created. Exploring both how Plato engaged with existing literary forms and how later literature then created 'classics' out of some of Plato's richest works, this book includes chapters on such subjects as rewritings of the Apology and re-imaginings of Socrates' defence, Plato's high style and the criticisms it attracted, and how Petronius and Apuleius threaded Plato into their wonderfully comic : Cambridge University Press.

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