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Tradition and personal achievement in classical antiquity

W. K. C. Guthrie

Tradition and personal achievement in classical antiquity

the introductory and closing addresses delivered at the Third International Congress of Classical Studies in London, 1959.

by W. K. C. Guthrie

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Published by University, Athlone Press in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Classical philology,
  • Classical education

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsGroningen, Bernhard Abraham van, 1894-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA37 G8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination41p.
    Number of Pages41
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15087720M

    “This study examines the trope of paradox from classical antiquity to the present, with a special focus on its application to early modern Spanish texts, most notably to Don Quixote. This is a significant undertaking, and Presberg manipulates the difficult task of synthesizing rhetoric, philosophy, and literature with competence and elegance. A Journal Devoted to Research in Classical Antiquity. Volume , Number 2 | April SUBSCRIBE/RENEW. Institutions ; Personal Access. Abigail Akavia, "Between Jerusalem and Athens: Israeli Theatre and the Classical Tradition. By Nurit Yaari," Classical Philology , no. 2 (April ): According to the theoretical accounts which survive in the rhetorical handbooks of antiquity, allegory is extended metaphor, or an extended series of metaphors; and both allegory and metaphor are linguistic ‘tropes’: their purpose is essentially ornamental. The distance posited here between meaning on the one hand and the form of its expression on the other has come under decisive attack.


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