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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford [England], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Greek literature -- History and criticism.,
  • Characters and characteristics in literature.,
  • Individuality in literature.,
  • Identity (Psychology) in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Statementedited by Christopher Pelling.
    ContributionsPelling, C. B. R.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA3015.C5 C47 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 270 p. ;
    Number of Pages270
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2201195M
    ISBN 100198140584
    LC Control Number89022845

    Because Book 5 presents the reader's first meeting with Odysseus, it is interesting that Homer chooses to show him alone on a beach on Calypso's island, apparently defeated and weeping. Throughout the poem, Odysseus is a series of apparent contradictions, a much more complicated character than we would find in any stereotypical epic hero. Prometheus - One of the most enduring figures in Greek myth, Prometheus is the only Titan to side with Zeus against repeatedly defies the gods by helping humans, most notably by bringing them fire from Olympus. Though Zeus devises a cruel torture for him, chaining him to a rock where every day an eagle comes to pick at his innards, Prometheus never surrenders.

      There is no doubt that Anderson’s best work, The Imperial Self, cuts against the grain of the criticism of the time; even praise of the book, like Harold Bloom’s (in a characteristically self-serving review), ignored its arguments that readers should ground literature in social context in order to elevate its idiosyncrasies. For all. Minor character - Often provides support and illuminates the protagonist. Static character - A character that remains the same. Dynamic character - A character that changes in some important way. Characterization - The choices an author makes to reveal a character’s personality, such as appearance, actions, dialogue, and motivations.

    Christopher Brendan Reginald Pelling (born 14 December ) is a British classical scholar. He was the Regius Professor of Greek, at Christ Church, Oxford, from to He was President of the Hellenic Society from to His research interests range . Summary and Analysis Book 11 - The Visit to the Dead. The Land of the Dead is near the homes of the Cimmerians, who live "shrouded in mist and cloud" (), never seeing the sun. Odysseus follows Circe's instructions, digging a trench at the site prescribed and pouring libations of milk, honey, mellow wine, and pure water. He ceremoniously.


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Characterization and Individuality in Greek Literature. by Pelling, Christopher. Editor. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Taplin, and J. Griffin examines a range of topics including childhood and personality in Greek biography, the construction of character in Greek tragedy, ethos as rhetorical theory, characterization in Plato's dialogues, the people of Aristophanes, the role of Agamemnon in the Iliad, and characterization.

This volume attempts to illuminate the connections and mutual influences of the various genres in the portrayal of the individual in Greek literature. The work contains ten essays which explore characterization in epic, tragedy, comedy, biography, oratory and rhetoric and philosophical dialectic.

Characterization and individuality in Greek literature. Oxford [England]: Clarendon Press ; New York: Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Online version: Characterization and individuality in Greek literature.

Oxford [England]: Clarendon Press ; New York: Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet. This is the fourth volume in the series Studies in Ancient Greek Narrative.

The book deals with the narratological concepts of character and characterization and explores the textual devices used for purposes of characterization by ancient Greek authors from Homer to Heliodorus. This is the fourth volume in the series Studies in Ancient Greek Narrative.

The book deals with the narratological concepts of character and characterization and explores the textual devices used for purposes of characterization by ancient Greek authors from Homer to Heliodorus. Characterization in Ancient Greek Literature is the fourth volume in the series Studies in Ancient Greek Narrative.

The book deals with the narratological concepts of character and characterization and explores the textual devices used for purposes. Despite the wide-ranging scope of this aspect of Greek literature, most previous discussions on Greek characterization and individuality have been limited to particular authors or genres.

This volume attempts to illuminate the connections and mutual influences of the various genres in the portrayal of the : Pelling. Christopher Pelling, ed., Characterization and Individuality in Greek Literature Christopher Pelling has gathered a series of essays which focuses on the mix of self-consciousness, introspection.

Characterization in Ancient Greek Literature is the fourth volume in the series Studies in Ancient Greek Narrative. The book deals with the narratological concepts of character and characterization and explores the textual devices used for purposes of characterization by ancient Greek authors spanning a large historical period (from Homer to Heliodorus) and a variety of literary genres (epic.

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