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Calliope's Classroom: Studies in Didactic Poetry From Antiquity to the Renaissance

editors, Annette Harder, Alasdair A. MacDonald, Gerrit J. Reinink
Format
Book
Published
Paris ; Dudley, MA : Peeters, 2007.
Language
English
ISBN
904291808X, 9789042918085
Contents
  • Towards a Typology of Sumerian Didactic Poetry / Herman L.J. Vanstiphout
  • To Teach or not to Teach ...? Some Aspects of the Genre of Didactic Poetry in Antiquity / Annette Harder
  • Propagandistic Strategies in Lucretius' De Rerum Natura / Piet H. Schrijvers
  • Didaxis and Aesthetics in the Georgics Tradition / Richard F. Thomas
  • Question of Didacticism in Medieval Hebrew Poetry / Wout J. van Bekkum
  • Man as Microcosm: A Syriac Didactic Poem and its Prose Background / Gerrit J. Reinink
  • Antithesis of Urjuza and Badi'iyya: Two Forms of Arabic Versified Stylistics / Geert Jan van Gelder
  • Geography and Didaxis in Early Gaelic Poetry / William Gillies.
Description
x, 323 pages ; 25 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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