Greek Novella in he Classical Period. First Edition

By: TRENKNER, Sophie

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TRENKNER, Sophie. The Greek Novella in he Classical Period. Cambridge : At the University Press, 1958. First Edition. Pp (6),vii-[xv],(1),1-[191],(1),+ 2 plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : I. Narrative in the Pre-Classical Age of Greece. 1. The historical legend. 2. The realistic anecdote. II. Story-Telling in Attica in the Classical Period. 1. The cultural climate of Athens. 2. Narrative in Athenian life. III. Historiography. 1. The novella in Herodotus. 2. Romantic historiography. IV. Eurioidean Tragedy. 1. Themes ot adventure. 2. Themes of intrigue. 3. Themes ot love. 4. Themes of self-sacrifice. 5. Conclusions about Euripides' narrative models. V. Old Comedy. VI. Middle and New Comedy. 1. Themes of adventure. 2. Themes of love. 3. Themes of sorcery. 4. Themes of stupidity and cunning.5. Conclusions about the narrative models of New Comedy. VII. Rhetotic. 1. The Characters of Theophrastus. 2. [Greek word] in public speeches. VIII. The Theory of the Ionian Origin of the Novella in the Light of Athenian Narrative. 1. The repertoire of the Athenian novella. 2. Two aspects of Athenian story-telling. 3. Criticism of 'the Ionian theory'. IX. Athenian Narrative and the Greek Novel. Cloth rubbed, sticker residue to foot of spine, bottom inch of pages vii-viii clipped, else very good. 35.00

Title: Greek Novella in he Classical Period. First Edition

Author Name: TRENKNER, Sophie

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