New PDF release: Aristotle as Poet: The Song for Hermias and Its Contexts

By Andrew L. Ford

ISBN-10: 0199733295

ISBN-13: 9780199733293

Aristotle is really a thinker and as a theorist of poetry, yet he used to be additionally a composer of songs and verse. this is often the 1st entire learn of Aristotle's poetic task, examining his last fragments in terms of the sooner poetic culture and to the literary tradition of his time. Its centerpiece is a research of the only whole ode to outlive, a music commemorating Hermias of Atarneus, Aristotle's better half's father and client within the 340's BCE. This impressive textual content is expounded to have embroiled the thinker in fees of impiety and so is studied either from a literary standpoint and in its political and non secular contexts.

Aristotle's literary antecedents are studied with an unparalleled fullness that considers the full variety of Greek poetic varieties, together with poems via Sappho, Pindar, and Sophocles, and prose texts in addition. except its curiosity as a fancy and sophisticated poem, the music for Hermias is noteworthy as one of many first Greek lyrics for which we now have huge and early facts for the way and the place it was once composed, played, and acquired. It hence provides a chance to reconstruct how Greek lyric texts functioned as functionality items and the way they circulated and have been preserved. The e-book argues that Greek lyric poems cash in on being learn as scripts for performances that either formed and have been formed via the social events within which they have been played. the result's an intensive and wide-ranging examine of a posh and engaging literary rfile that provides a fuller view of literature within the past due classical age.

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