A Companion to Greek Lyric


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<p><b>Discover&nbsp;the power of Greek lyric with essays from&nbsp;some of the foremost scholars in the field today&nbsp;</b></p> <p>Recent decades have seen a strong resurgence of interest in Greek lyric,&nbsp;resulting in this topic becoming one of the most dynamic areas of Classical scholarship. In&nbsp;<i>A Companion to Greek Lyric</i>, renowned Classical scholar Laura Swift delivers a collection of essays by international experts and emerging voices that&nbsp;offers up-to-date approaches on the methodology, contexts, and reception of Greek lyric from the archaic to the Hellenistic period.&nbsp;</p> <p>This edited volume includes detailed analyses of the poets themselves, as well as&nbsp;a reflection of the current state of play in the study of Greek lyric. It showcases the scope and range of approaches to be found in scholarly work in the field.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>Newcomers to the subject will benefit from the range of contextual and technical information included&nbsp;that allows for a more effective engagement with the lyric poets. Readers will also enjoy:&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Guidance on&nbsp;working with texts that are mainly preserved as fragments&nbsp;</li> <li>A selection of ways in which lyric poetry has influenced and inspired writers from Rome to the modern era&nbsp;</li> <li>Recommendations for further reading that offer a starting point for how to follow up on a particular topic&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p>Perfect for undergraduate and&nbsp;master&rsquo;s&nbsp;students taking&nbsp;courses on Greek lyric or survey courses on classical literature,&nbsp;<i>A Companion to Greek Lyric</i>&nbsp;also belongs in the libraries of&nbsp;students of English or Comparative Literature seeking an authoritative resource&nbsp;for&nbsp;Greek lyric.&nbsp;</p>