By Pierre Destrée, Penelope Murray
The first of its variety, A better half to old Aesthetics offers a synoptic view of the humanities, which crosses conventional barriers and explores the cultured event of the ancients throughout more than a few media—oral, aural, visible, and literary.
- Investigates the numerous ways that the humanities have been skilled and conceptualized within the old world
- Explores the classy adventure of the ancients throughout quite a number media, treating literary, oral, aural, and visible arts jointly in one volume
- Presents an built-in viewpoint at the significant subject matters of old aesthetics which demanding situations conventional demarcations
- Raises questions about the similarities and ameliorations among historical and sleek methods of pondering where of artwork in society
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L’antiquité Classique 54: 285–291. Csapo, E. J. 1995. The Context of Ancient Drama. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. Dougherty, C. and L. Kurke, eds. 2003. The Cultures within Ancient Greek Culture: Contact, Conflict, Collaboration. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Fabbro, E. 1995. Carmina Convivalia Attica. Rome: Istituti editoriali e poligrafici internazionali. J. , eds. 1985. Theognis of Megara: Poetry and the Polis. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. Fisher, N. 2011.
1968. The Dramatic Festivals of Athens. Revised by J. M Lewis. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Power, T. 2010. The Culture of Kitharo ī dia. Washington, DC: Center for Hellenic Studies. Festivals, Symposia, and the Performance of Greek Poetry 29 Reitzenstein, R. 1893. Epigramm und Skolion. Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte der alexandrinischen Dichtung. Giessen. ) Revermann, M. 2006. Comic Business: Theatricality, Dramatic Technique, and Performance Contexts of Aristophanic Comedy. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Oxford: Oxford University Press. Wright, M. 2009. ” Classical Antiquity 28: 138–177. FURTHER READING Essential are source books by Pickard‐Cambridge (1968) and Csapo and Slater (1995). Herington (1985) pioneered study of ancient Greek “song culture”; his useful appendices are keyed to poetic genres. Wilson (2000) examines the details of Athenian production. Wilson (2007) features studies of festivals outside Athens. Kowalzig (2007) demonstrates the bonds between choral poetry and local cult celebrations.
A Companion to Ancient Aesthetics by Pierre Destrée, Penelope Murray