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First-Person Fictions: Pindar's Poetic "i"


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First-Person Fictions: Pindar's Poetic "i" - Lefkowitz, Mary R
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This collection of essays, although written over a period of almost 30 years, deals with one problem: who is the I in the odes of the most celebrated ancient Greek poet, Pindar?. since antiquity, the complex and allusive language of the first-person statements has provoked many different answers, Professor Lefkowitz describes the function and nature of Pindar's I statements and proposes a controversial solution that would cause some histories of Greek literature to be rewritten. Rather than accept the view that the identity ...

First-Person Fictions: Pindar's Poetic "i" 1991, Clarendon Press, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198146865