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Homeric Contexts

Neoanalysis and the Interpretation of Oral Poetry

Ed. by Montanari, Franco / Rengakos, Antonios / Tsagalis, Christos C.

Series:Trends in Classics - Supplementary Volumes 12

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    Publication Date:
    April 2012
    Copyright year:
    2012
    ISBN
    978-3-11-027201-7
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    Aims and Scope

    This volume aims at offering a critical reassessment of the progress made in Homeric research in recent years,focussing onits two main trends,Neonalysis and Oral Theory. Interpreting Homer in the 21st century asks for a holistic approach that allows us to reconsider some of our methodological tools and preconceptions concerning what we call Homeric poetry. The neoanalytical and oral 'booms', which have to a large extent influenced the way we see Homer today, may be re-evaluated if we are willing to endorse a more flexible approach to certain scholarly taboos pertaining to these two schools of interpretation. Song-traditions, formula, performance, multiformity on the one hand, and Motivforschung, Epic Cycle on the other, may not be so incompatible as we often tend to think.

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    x, 698 pages
    Language:
    English
    Type of Publication:
    Collection
    Keyword(s):
    Homer; Neoanalysis; Oral Poetry; Oral Theory

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    Franco Montanari, University of Genova, Italy; Antonios Rengakos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece; Christos Tsagalis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.

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