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By Andrew L. Ford
Aristotle's literary antecedents are studied with an remarkable fullness that considers the full variety of Greek poetic varieties, together with poems by means of Sappho, Pindar, and Sophocles, and prose texts to boot. except its curiosity as a fancy and sophisticated poem, the music for Hermias is noteworthy as one of many first Greek lyrics for which we have now mammoth and early proof for the way and the place it was once composed, played, and bought. It therefore gives a chance to reconstruct how Greek lyric texts functioned as functionality items and the way they circulated and have been preserved. The booklet argues that Greek lyric poems cash in on being learn as scripts for performances that either formed and have been formed through the social events during which they have been played. the result's a radical and wide-ranging research of a fancy and interesting literary rfile that offers a fuller view of literature within the past due classical age.
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Aristotle as Poet: The Song for Hermias and Its Contexts (Oxford Studies in Sociolinguistics) by Andrew L. Ford