The Resource Poetics before Plato : interpretation and authority in early Greek theories of poetry, Grace M. Ledbetter

Poetics before Plato : interpretation and authority in early Greek theories of poetry, Grace M. Ledbetter

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Poetics before Plato : interpretation and authority in early Greek theories of poetry
Title
Poetics before Plato
Title remainder
interpretation and authority in early Greek theories of poetry
Statement of responsibility
Grace M. Ledbetter
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Combining literary and philosophical analysis, this study defends an utterly innovative reading of the early history of poetics. It is the first to argue that there is a distinctively Socratic view of poetry and the first to connect the Socratic view of poetry with earlier literary tradition. Literary theory is usually said to begin with Plato's famous critique of poetry in the Republic. Grace Ledbetter challenges this entrenched assumption by arguing that Plato's earlier dialogues Ion, Protagoras, and Apology introduce a distinctively Socratic theory of poetry that responds polemically to trad
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
881/.0109
Index
index present
LC call number
PA3092
LC item number
.L43 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Poetics before Plato : interpretation and authority in early Greek theories of poetry, Grace M. Ledbetter
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 119-124) and index
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Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : poetry, knowledge, and interpretation -- Supernatural knowledge in Homeric poetics -- Hesiod's naturalism -- Pindar : the poet as interpreter -- Socratic poetics -- Toward a model of Socratic interpretation
Control code
ocn368344295
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 128 pages)
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400825288
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Media category
computer
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rdamedia
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c
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unknown
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Specific material designation
remote
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  • (OCoLC)368344295
  • pebcs1400825288

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