1st Edition

Greek Literature in the Classical Period: The Prose of Historiography and Oratory Greek Literature

Edited By Gregory Nagy Copyright 2002

    This volume is available on its own or as part of the seven volume set, Greek Literature. This collection reprints in facsimile the most influential scholarship published in this field during the twentieth century. For a complete list of the volume titles in this set, see the listing for Greek Literature [ISBN 0-8153-3681-0]. A full table of contents can be obtained by email: [email protected].

    Part I Bowersock, G. Pseudo-Xenophon. Harvard Studies in Classical Philology 71 (1967). Cartledge, P. The Silent Women of Thucydides: 2.45.2 Re-Viewed. In R.M. Rosen and J. Farrell, eds., Nomodeiktes: Greek Studies in Honor of Martin Ostwald (Ann Arbor, 1993). Crane, G. Power, Prestige and the Corcyrean Affair in Thucydides I. Classical Antiquity 12 (1992). Connor, W.R. A Post-Modernist Thucydides. Classical Journal 72 (1977). Dewald, C. Narrative Surface and Authorial Voice in Herodotus' Histories. Arethusa 20 (1987). Edmunds, L. Thucydides in the Act of Writing. In R. Pretagostini, ed., Tradizione e innovazione nella cultura greca 21 (Rome, Italy: Gruppo Editorale Internationale, 1993). Flory, S. Who Read Herodotus' Histories? American Journal of Philology 101 (1980). Hollmann, A. Epos as Authoritative Speech in Herodotos' Histories . Harvard Studies in Classical Philology 100 (1980). Hornblower, S. Thucydides' use of Herodotus. In J.M. Sanders, ed., Philolakôn (London, 1992). Kurke, L. Herodotus and the Language of Metals. Helios 22 (1995). Mackie, C.J. Homer and Thucydides: Corcyra and Sicily. Classical Quarterly 46 (1996). Momigliano, A. The Historians of the Classical World and their Audiences. Sesto Contributo (Rome, 1980). Munson, R.V. Herodotus' Use of Prospective Sentences and the Story of Rhapsinitus and the Thief in the Histories . American Journal of Philology 114 (1993). Redfield, J. Herodotus the Tourist. Classical Philology 80 (1985). Rusten, J.S. Structure, Style, and Sense in Interpreting Thucydides: The Soldier's Choice. Harvard Studies in Classical Philology 90 (1986). List of Recommended Readings Part II Beale, W.H. Rhetorical Performative Discourse: A New Theory of Epideictic. Philosophy and Rhetoric 11 (1978). Bers, V. Dikastic Thorubos. Journal of Political Thought 6 (1985). Dorjahn, A.P. On Demosthenes' Ability to Speak Extemporaneously. Transactions of the American Philological Association 78 (1947). Dué, C. Poetry and the Dêmos : State Regulation of a Civic Possession. In R. Scaife, ed., Stoa Consortium (2000). Hansen, M.H. The Athenian 'Politicians', 403-322 B.C. Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies 24 (1983). Kennedy, G.A. Focusing of Arguments in Greek Deliberative Oratory. Transactions of the American Philological Association 90 (1959). Pearson, L. The Virtuoso Passages in Demosthenes' Speeches. Phoenix 29 (1975). Slater, W.J. The Epiphany of Demosthenes. Phoenix 42 (1988). List of Recommended Readings


    Gregory Nagy is Professor of Classics at Harvard University and Director of the Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington, D.C. He has written and edited numerous books on Greek literature, including Homeric Questions, The Everyman's Library The Iliad, Greek Mythology and Poetics, and Poetry as Performance.