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Author Irwin, Elizabeth.

Title Solon and early Greek poetry : the politics of exhortation / Elizabeth Irwin.

Imprint Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.

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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 350 pages).
Series Cambridge classical studies
Cambridge classical studies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-330) and indexes.
Summary Archaic Greek poetry is an important source for the history of the period. This book offers close readings of this poetry, particularly that of Solon, in order to explore the politics and ideologies of the day. The influence of performance context is also examined.
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations and editions; Introduction; Part I: The Politics of Exhortation; Part II: Political Poetics: Solon's Eunomia; Part III: Poetry and Political Culture; Conclusion; Appendix I: Who were Tyrtaeus' gymnetes?; Appendix II: ... When the wolf comes?*; Bibliography; General Index; Index Locorum.
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Subject Solon, approximately 630 B.C.-approximately 560 B.C. -- Criticism and interpretation.
Political poetry, Greek -- History and criticism.
Elegiac poetry, Greek -- History and criticism.
Politics and literature -- Greece -- History -- To 500.
Chronological Term To 500
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Other Form: Print version: Irwin, Elizabeth (Elizabeth K.). Solon and early Greek poetry. Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005 (DLC) 2005296271
ISBN 0511134576
9780511136764 (electronic bk.)
0511136765 (electronic bk.)
9780511482250 (ebook)
0511482256 (ebook)
0521851785 (Cloth)
Standard No. 9780521851787 (hbk.)