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The Place of Poetry in Ancient Literature

Donald A. Russell

The Place of Poetry in Ancient Literature

A Valedictory Lecture Given (Valedictory Lectures)

by Donald A. Russell

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Published by Clarendon Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poetry & poets: classical, early & medieval,
  • Classical Literature,
  • Classical poetry,
  • History and criticism,
  • Ancient (Classical) Greek,
  • Latin,
  • Poetry

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10138200M
    ISBN 10019814394X
    ISBN 109780198143949

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Place of poetry in ancient literature. Clarendon, (OCoLC) Online version: Russell, D.A. (Donald Andrew). Place of poetry in ancient literature. Clarendon, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: D A Russell.

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Places have been remarkably dependable sources of inspiration for poets. Poetic accounts of places imagined or real are to be found throughout the history of Western civilization – Homer’s Odyssey, Virgil’s poems about farms and farming, Dante’s Inferno, Wordsworth poems of the English Lake District and T.S.

Eliot’s The Wasteland. At least two recent books of poems are simply titled. Literature - Literature - Writings on literature: Research by scholars into the literary past began almost as soon as literature itself—as soon as the documents accumulated—and for many centuries it represents almost all the scholarship that has survived.

The most extensive text of the Sumerian Epic of Gilgamesh, the first of the world’s great classics, is a late Assyrian synthesis that. And The Five Classics includes The Book of Poetry (also known as The Book of Songs, The Book of Odes), The Book of History, The Book of Rites, The Book of Changes, and The Spring and Autumn Annals, The Five Classics got its name during the reign of Emperor Wudi of the Han Dynasty, and there emerged a group of scholars responsible for the.

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Speeches are most likely a throwback to the oral tradition of epic poetry, where a master story teller (rhapsode or rhapsodos in Greek) would recount the story to an audience or to a pupil.

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searches the inventories of overbooksellers worldwide, accessing millions of books in just one simple step. As with the wheel, cities and law codes, the earliest examples of written literature appear to have originated in ancient Mesopotamia. The Sumerian civilization first developed writing around Ancient Prose.

Today, we are accustomed to prose as the usual method of storytelling, especially in the form of novels; only in the nineteenth century, however, did prose secure this dominant position. Until then, poetry (in the form of narrative poetry or verse drama) was generally the preferred medium.

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