Published January 31, 1991
by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||488|
The Poetics of Old Age in Greek Epic, Lyric, and Tragedy (Oklahoma Series in Classical Culture) Hardcover – November 1, by Thomas M. Falkner (Author) › Visit Amazon's Thomas M. Falkner Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Cited by: Form and content. Aristotle's work on aesthetics consists of the Poetics, Politics (Bk VIII) and Rhetoric. The Poetics is specifically concerned with some point, Aristotle's original work was divided in two, each "book" written on a separate roll of papyrus. Only the first part – that which focuses on tragedy and epic (as a quasi-dramatic art, given its definition in Ch Tragedy (from the Greek: τραγῳδία, tragōidia) is a form of drama based on human suffering that invokes an accompanying catharsis or pleasure in audiences. While many cultures have developed forms that provoke this paradoxical response, the term tragedy often refers to a specific tradition of drama that has played a unique and important role historically in the self-definition of. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Oklahoma Series in Classical Culture: The Poetics of Old Age in Greek Epic, Lyric and Tragedy Vol. 19 by Thomas M. Falkner (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!
Greek epic, lyric, and tragedy: the academic papers of Sir Hugh Lloyd-Jones. Format Book Published Oxford [England]: Clarendon Press ; New York: Oxford University Press, Description x, p. ; 25 cm. Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. ). Subject headings Greek literature- . Get this from a library! The poetics of old age in Greek epic, lyric, and tragedy. [Thomas M Falkner] -- A striking feature of ancient Greek literature is its preoccupation with old age. Yet scholars have been slow to explore the subject - a possible reflection of the ageism that characterizes both. Get this from a library! Greek epic, lyric, and tragedy: the academic papers of Sir Hugh Lloyd-Jones.. [Hugh Lloyd-Jones]. Tragedy (Ancient Greek: τραγῳδία, tragōidia, "he-goat-song"]. is a form of art based on human suffering that offers its audience pleasure. While most cultures have developed forms that provoke this paradoxical response, tragedy refers to a specific tradition of drama that has played a unique and important role historically in the self.
As John Herington () has shown, Greek tragedy represents a bold experiment in mixing what were otherwise separate generic forms. Elements of epic, lyric, elegiac, and epinician poetry along with speech clearly marked as belonging to the spheres of oracles, prayer, and lament, for example, all coexist on the same stage. Greek Tragedy Lyrics: We're smashing mics in karaoke bars / You're running late with half your make-up on / This method acting might pay our bills . The most personal Greek poems are the lyrics of Alcaeus, Sappho and Anacreon. The Dorian lyric for choral performance, developed with Alcman, Ibycus, and Stesichorus, achieved perfection in Pindar, Simonides of Ceos, and Bacchylides. The Classical Period Greek drama evolved from the song and dance in the ceremonies honoring Dionysus at Athens. (); Greek Tragedy and the British Theatre (, with Fiona Mac- intosh); The Theatrical Cast of Athens (); The Return of Ulysses: a Cultural History .