Guide to Hellenistic Literature by Kathryn Gutzwiller
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Guide to Hellenistic Literature
By Kathryn Gutzwiller

A Guide to Hellenistic Literature

By (author) See other recent books by Kathryn Gutzwiller
Format: Hardback

Normal Price: $176.95
Your Price: $159.26 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $17.69! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $7.96 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply



Guide to Hellenistic Literature by Kathryn Gutzwiller

Book Description

This book is a guide to the extraordinarily diverse literature of the Hellenistic period.* A guide to the literature of the Hellenistic age, from the death of Alexander the Great in 323 BCE to the Battle of Actium in 31 BC* Provides overviews of the social, political, intellectual and literary historical contexts in which Hellenistic literature was produced* Introduces the major writers and genres of the period* Provides information about style, meter and languages to aid readers with no prior knowledge of the language in understanding technical aspects of literary Greek* Distinctive in its coverage of current issues in Hellenistic criticism, including audience reception, the political and social background, and Hellenistic theories of literature

Buy Guide to Hellenistic Literature book by Kathryn Gutzwiller from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9780631233213
ISBN-10: 0631233210
Format: Hardback
(244mm x 167mm x 21mm)
Pages: 264
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 5-Jul-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions...


Books By Author Kathryn Gutzwiller

New Posidippus by Kathryn Gutzwiller New Posidippus, Paperback (April 2008)

From an Egyptian mummy has come an exciting discovery of previously unknown Greek literature. This volume contains a translation of these epigrams by the Greek poet Posidippus, together with essays about the papyrus by experts in the fields of papyrology, Greek and Roman literature, Ptolemaic history, and visual culture.

Guide to Hellenistic Literature by Kathryn Gutzwiller Guide to Hellenistic Literature, Paperback (July 2007)

This book is a guide to the extraordinarily diverse literature of the Hellenistic period.

» View all books by Kathryn Gutzwiller

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Guide to Hellenistic Literature book by Kathryn Gutzwiller and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Author Biography - Kathryn Gutzwiller

Kathryn Gutzwiller is Professor of Classics at the University of Cincinnati. Her recent publications include Poetic Garlands: Hellenistic Epigrams in Context (1998) and The New Posidippus: A Hellenistic Poetry Book (edited, 2005). She is the winner of the American Philological Association's Goodwin Award of Merit and has twice won the Gildersleeve Prize for the best article in the American Journal of Philology.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Kathryn Gutzwiller close
New Posidippus by Kathryn Gutzwiller
Guide to Hellenistic Literature by Kathryn Gutzwiller
New Posidippus by Kathryn Gutzwiller
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close