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    DescriptionNagy challenges the widely held view that the development of lyric poetry in Greece represents the rise of individual innovation over collective tradition. Arguing that Greek lyric represents a tradition in its own right, Nagy shows how the form of Greek epic is in fact a differentiation of forms found in Greek lyric. (Criticism)


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    Title
    Pindar's Homer
    Subtitle
    The Lyric Possession of an Epic Past
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Gregory Nagy
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 540
    Width: 147 mm
    Height: 224 mm
    Thickness: 41 mm
    Weight: 748 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780801848476
    ISBN 10: 0801848474
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.7
    BIC subject category V2: DSK, DSC
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LIT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: DSBB
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2AHA
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25770
    LC classification: PA
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    B&T General Subject: 495
    Abridged Dewey: 809
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000, LIT004190
    B&T Approval Code: A24204000
    DC20: 883.01
    DC22: 884.0109
    LC classification: 89019938
    Thema V1.0: DSBB, DSK, DSC
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    19 March 1994
    Publication City/Country
    Baltimore, MD
    Review quote
    An original and substantial contribution. This is Nagy at his best, in full control of the primary and secondary material, helping us see it in a new and revealing light. Michael N. Nagler, University of California, Berkeley "A fascinating book by a bold and learned scholar, displaying an impressive breadth of knowledge, interest, and reading... One admires the way Nagy gathers together strands of information usually examined in isolation and spins them into a coherent and persuasively presented argument. American Journal of Philology