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Traditional elegy

Robert Scott Garner

Traditional elegy

the interplay of meter, tradition, and context in early Greek poetry

by Robert Scott Garner

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oral tradition,
  • Greek Elegiac poetry,
  • Greek language,
  • Metrics and rhythmics,
  • Oral-formulaic analysis,
  • History and criticism,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [141]-148) and index.

    StatementR. Scott Garner
    SeriesAmerican classical studies -- v. 56
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA3113 .G37 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 152 p. ;
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25313194M
    ISBN 109780199757923
    LC Control Number2010011178

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The elegy is a form of poetry in which the poet or speaker expresses grief, sadness, or loss. History of the Elegy Form. The elegy began as an ancient Greek metrical form and is traditionally written in response to the death of a person or group.

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Scott: BooksCited by: 4. Though often assumed to be a product of traditional compositional practices comparable to those found in early Greek epic, archaic elegy has not previously been analyzed in similar detail with respect to such verse‐making techniques.

This volume redresses some of this imbalance by exploring several issues related to the production of Greek elegiac poetry. Traditional Elegy The Interplay of Meter, Tradition, and Context in Early Greek Poetry R.

Scott Garner Society for Classical Studies American Classical Studies. First ever study devoted to the actual traditional techniques of composition that oral performance of Greek elegy makes likely. Elegy, meditative lyric poem lamenting the death of a public personage or of a friend or loved one; by extension, any reflective lyric on the broader theme of human mortality.

In classical literature an elegy was simply any poem written in the elegiac metre (alternating lines of dactylic hexameter and pentameter) and was not restricted as to subject. Though some classical. Read this book on Questia. Though often assumed by scholars to Traditional elegy book a product of traditional, and perhaps oral, compositional practices comparable to those found in early Greek epic, archaic elegy has not until this point been analyzed in similar detail.

Traditional Elegy explores several issues related to the traditional compositional techniques that lay behind archaic Greek elegy. Through investigation of elegy's metrical partitioning, its repeated phraseological patterns, and the symbiosis of those patterns with metrical anomalies, it becomes clear that oral-formulaic processes were indeed.

Called the "mother of beauty" by Wallace Stevens, death has been perhaps the favorite muse of modern poets. From Langston Hughes's lynch poems to Sylvia Plath's father elegies, modern poetry has tried to find a language of mourning in an age of mass death, religious doubt, and forgotten ritual.

For this reason, Jahan Ramazani argues, the elegy, one of the most ancient of Reviews: 1. Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard By Thomas Gray About this Poet Alongside Alexander Pope, Thomas Gray is one of the most important English poets of the 18th century.

Samuel Johnson was the first of many critics to put forward the view that Gray spoke in two languages, one public and the other private, and that the. Elegy is a American romantic drama film directed by Isabel screenplay is adapted by Nicholas Meyer from the novel The Dying Animal by Philip film stars Penélope Cruz, Ben Kingsley, and Dennis Hopper, and features Patricia Clarkson and Peter Sarsgaard in supporting roles.

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David Svennungsen. After summarizing the evidence for the oral performance of early Greek poetry in general, Chapter 1 represents an initial investigation into the possibilities that existed for the employment of traditional and formulaic phraseology within archaic elegy.

Within Homeric epic, oral‐formulaic phraseology existed in symbiosis with a flexible partitioning system in which each stichic. Vance’s new book Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and a Culture in Crisis couldn’t have been better timed.

For the past year, as Donald Trump has defied political gravity to seize. An elegy is not same as a ‘eulogy’ which is a statement written in prose that is read aloud at a funeral, although an elegy might serve as a eulogy.

Three elements are found in a traditional elegy-Firstly, it begins with mourn, a grief at the loss of something or someone. An Elegy to Paper Advance Reader Copies Gretchen Lida One of my favorite things about reviewing books is mail.

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Elegy In traditional English poetry, it is often a melancholy poem that laments its subject’s death but ends in consolation. Examples include John Milton’s “Lycidas”; Alfred, Lord Tennyson’s “In Memoriam”; and Walt Whitman’s “When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd.”.

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