The Classical Commentary : Histories, Practices, Theory.

By: Gibson, Roy KContributor(s): Kraus, Christina Shuttleworth | Kraus, Chris(tina) Shuttleworth | GibsonSeries: Mnemosyne, Supplements SerPublisher: Leiden : BRILL, 2002Copyright date: ©2002Description: 1 online resource (451 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9789047400943Subject(s): Classical literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.;Classical literature -- Criticism, Textual.;Classical philology.;Criticism -- Greece.;Criticism -- RomeGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Classical Commentary : Histories, Practices, TheoryDDC classification: 880/.09 LOC classification: PA47 .C53 2002ebOnline resources: Click to View
Contents:
Intro -- THE CLASSICAL COMMENTARY: HISTORIES, PRACTICES, THEORY -- CONTENTS -- Editors᾽ Preface -- List of Contributors -- Further Reading -- 1. Introduction: Reading Commentaries/Commentaries as Reading -- 2. Starting from the Telemachy -- 3. A Narratological Commentary on the Odyssey: Principles and Problems -- 4. Commenting on Fragments -- 5. The Sense of an Author: Theocritus and [Theocritus] -- 6. "A Woman Does Not Become Ambidextrous": Galen and the Culture of Scientific Commentary -- 7. Classical Commentary in Byzantium: John Tzetzes on Ancient Greek Literature -- 8. Juan Luis de La Cerda and the Predicament of Commentary -- 9. The Way We Were: R. G. Austin, In Caelianam -- 10. The Xenophon Factory -- 11. Between Scylla and Charybdis? Historiographical Commentaries on Latin Historians -- 12. Handling a Philosophical Text -- 13. Text and Commentary: The Example of Cicero's Philosophica -- 14. ῾Cf. e.g.᾽: A Typology of ῾Parallels᾽ and the Role of Commentaries on Latin Poetry -- 15. A Network with a Thousand Entrances: Commentary in an Electronic Age? -- 16. Commenting on Commentaries: A Pragmatic Postscript -- Index -- SUPPLEMENTS TO MNEMOSYNE.
Summary: Written primarily by practising commentators, these papers examine the issues raised by the writing and reading of commentaries on classical Greek and Latin texts.
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Intro -- THE CLASSICAL COMMENTARY: HISTORIES, PRACTICES, THEORY -- CONTENTS -- Editors᾽ Preface -- List of Contributors -- Further Reading -- 1. Introduction: Reading Commentaries/Commentaries as Reading -- 2. Starting from the Telemachy -- 3. A Narratological Commentary on the Odyssey: Principles and Problems -- 4. Commenting on Fragments -- 5. The Sense of an Author: Theocritus and [Theocritus] -- 6. "A Woman Does Not Become Ambidextrous": Galen and the Culture of Scientific Commentary -- 7. Classical Commentary in Byzantium: John Tzetzes on Ancient Greek Literature -- 8. Juan Luis de La Cerda and the Predicament of Commentary -- 9. The Way We Were: R. G. Austin, In Caelianam -- 10. The Xenophon Factory -- 11. Between Scylla and Charybdis? Historiographical Commentaries on Latin Historians -- 12. Handling a Philosophical Text -- 13. Text and Commentary: The Example of Cicero's Philosophica -- 14. ῾Cf. e.g.᾽: A Typology of ῾Parallels᾽ and the Role of Commentaries on Latin Poetry -- 15. A Network with a Thousand Entrances: Commentary in an Electronic Age? -- 16. Commenting on Commentaries: A Pragmatic Postscript -- Index -- SUPPLEMENTS TO MNEMOSYNE.

Written primarily by practising commentators, these papers examine the issues raised by the writing and reading of commentaries on classical Greek and Latin texts.

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