The Poetic Style of the Greek Poet Sappho: A Study in Word Playfulness (New ed.)

The Poetic Style of the Greek Poet Sappho: A Study in Word Playfulness (New ed.)

By: Harold Zellner (author)Hardback

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Argues that Sappho's style is characteristically playful, and that this is probably the best explanation for some problematic features of her text.

Contents

Foreword by Edmund P. Cueva; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Sappho's Wordplay; 2. Sapphic Humor; 3. Sapphic Rhetoric; 4. Sapphic Rhetoric, Continued; 5. Sappho's Games of Love; 6. Concluding Remarks; Appendix - Gongyla, the Apple, and the Papyrus Evidence; Bibliography; Indices; Names of Persons and Places Subject Index; Ancient Authors Cited.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773436268
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 142
  • ID: 9780773436268
  • ISBN10: 077343626X
  • edition: New ed.

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