Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World: A Companion to Hellenistic Literature

Editor/Author Clauss, James J. and Cuypers, Martine
Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Wiley

Single-User Purchase Price: $239.95
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ISBN: 978-1-4051-3679-2
Category: Language & Literature - Literature
Image Count: 2
Book Status: Available

Offering unparalleled scope, A Companion to Hellenistic Literature in newly commissioned essays explores the social and intellectual contexts of literature production in the Hellenistic period, and examines the relationship between Hellenistic and earlier literature. Provides a wide ranging critical examination of Hellenistic literature, including the works of well-respected poets alongside lesser-known historical, philosophical, and scientific prose of the period. Explores how the indigenous literatures of Hellenized lands influenced Greek literature and how Greek literature influenced Jewish, Near Eastern, Egyptian, and Roman literary works.

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