The Traffic in Praise

The Traffic in Praise : Pindar and the Poetics of Social Economy

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Commissioned to celebrate athletic victories in the first half of the fifth century B.C., Pindar's odes have continued to resist interpretation by modern readers. In The Traffic in Praise, Leslie Kurke offers an engaging new reading of the odes within their rich social context and poetic tradition.
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  • Hardback | 287 pages
  • 229 x 152 x 25.4mm | 599g
  • Ithaca, United States
  • English
  • 0801423503
  • 9780801423505

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