The Resource After antiquity : Greek language, myth, and metaphor, Margaret Alexiou

After antiquity : Greek language, myth, and metaphor, Margaret Alexiou

Label
After antiquity : Greek language, myth, and metaphor
Title
After antiquity
Title remainder
Greek language, myth, and metaphor
Statement of responsibility
Margaret Alexiou
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • gre
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
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Alexiou, Margaret
Index
index present
LC call number
PA5130.M96
LC item number
A54 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Byzantine literature
  • Greek literature, Modern
  • Greek literature, Modern
  • Mythology in literature
  • Metaphor
  • Littérature byzantine
  • Littérature grecque moderne
  • Littérature grecque moderne
  • Mythologie dans la littérature
  • Métaphore
  • Metaforen
  • Mythen
  • Letterkunde
  • Taalkwesties
  • Byzantine literature
  • Greek literature, Modern
  • Metaphor
  • Mythology in literature
Label
After antiquity : Greek language, myth, and metaphor, Margaret Alexiou
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 505-546) and indexes
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Diversity and Change: From Ancient Greek to Koine
  • Concluding Comments
  • Ch. 8.
  • Between Worlds: From Myth to Fiction
  • 1.
  • Greek Novel, c. 1830-1880
  • 2.
  • Paralogic Fiction: The Case of Georgios Vizyenos
  • 3.
  • Ethnicity and Sanity
  • 4.
  • 3.
  • Antithesis as a Strategy of Reading/Writing
  • 5.
  • Ekphrasis: Between Time and Place
  • 6.
  • Coda: After Vizyenos
  • Ch. 9.
  • Resources of Ritual
  • 1.
  • Ritual and Metaphor
  • 2.
  • Conflicts of Language and Style in the Byzantine Period
  • Contextualizing Ritual: Everyday Life
  • 3.
  • Autistic Rituals
  • 4.
  • Ritual and Reciprocity
  • 5.
  • Rituals of the Life Cycle: Separation, Transition, and Integration
  • 6.
  • Greek Texts: Resources of the Past
  • Ch. 10.
  • 4.
  • Metaphors in Songs of the Life Cycle
  • 1.
  • Journey
  • 2.
  • Clothes and Gems
  • 3.
  • Hair
  • 4.
  • Garden of Love
  • 5.
  • Emergence of Dialect Literature: Cyprus and Crete
  • Dangerous Spaces: Hunting and Hunted
  • 6.
  • Burning and Withering
  • 7.
  • Tears and Poison, Blood and Water
  • 8.
  • Plants and Fruits of the Earth
  • 9.
  • Hunting Birds
  • 10.
  • 5.
  • Tree of Love and Life
  • 11.
  • What Is Love?
  • 12.
  • Who Is Speaking?
  • Conclusion: Backward to the Present
  • App.
  • Romanos the Melodist (Fifth to Sixth Centuries A.D.)
  • Forms of Greek in the Ottoman Period
  • 6.
  • After National Independence: Struggles for Hegemony
  • 7.
  • Foreword
  • From "Diglossia" to "Standard Modern Greek"?
  • Ch. 2.
  • New Testament and Its Legacy
  • 1.
  • Voices from the Past
  • 2.
  • New Testament
  • 3.
  • Emergence of a Byzantine Genre: The Kontakion and Romanos
  • 4.
  • Gregory Nagy
  • Precursors and Precedents
  • 5.
  • Romanos' Kontakia On the Nativity and On the Resurrection
  • Ch. 3.
  • Nonliterary Genres: Some Private and Public Voices
  • 1.
  • Writing Home
  • 2.
  • Of Purple Pants and Chamber Pots: The Imperial Baggage Train
  • 3.
  • Introduction: Forward to the Past
  • Fragments of a Byzantine Tradition of Oral Song?
  • Ch. 4.
  • New Departures in the Twelfth Century
  • 1.
  • Texts and Contexts
  • 2.
  • Timarion
  • 3.
  • Eros and the "Constraints of Desire" in Hysmine and Hysminias
  • 4.
  • Ch. 1.
  • Prodromos and the Politics of Hunger
  • Ch. 5.
  • Diversity of Mythical Genres
  • 1.
  • From Speech Genres to Mythical Genres?
  • 2.
  • What Is Myth?
  • 3.
  • Linking Past and Present: Myth and History
  • 4.
  • Greek Polyglossia: Historical Perspectives
  • Averting Danger: Myth, Ritual, and Religion
  • 5.
  • Dialogic Ethics: Parables and Fables, Proverbs and Riddles
  • 6.
  • Songs and Tales: Myth and Fantasy
  • 7.
  • From Myth to Literature
  • 8.
  • How Do Myths Mean?
  • 9.
  • 1.
  • Nereid "Kalypso"
  • Ch. 6.
  • Myth in Song
  • 1.
  • Ideology and Folklore: Greek Songs and European Models
  • 2.
  • Greek Canon, the Ballad, and the Muses
  • 3.
  • Toward New Approaches?
  • 4.
  • Distinctive Features of the Greek Language
  • Form and Structure: Melody and Narrative
  • 5.
  • Focal Conflicts: Life beyond the Grave
  • Ch. 7.
  • Magic Cycles in the Wondertales
  • 1.
  • Cinderella of Greek Folklore?
  • 2.
  • Spinning Yarns and Narrative Contingency
  • 3.
  • 2.
  • Teasers, Twisters, and Movers: Metanarrative and Paranarrative
  • 4.
  • Weaving Pictures: The Interpenetration of Themes and Images
  • 5.
  • Metamorphosis: Cyclical Images of Body and Cosmos
  • 6.
  • Cosmology and Morality
  • 7.
  • Tree of Life and the Cosmic Cycle
  • 8.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 567 pages
Isbn
9780801433016
Lccn
2001028172
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)46366312
  • (OCoLC)ocm46366312
Label
After antiquity : Greek language, myth, and metaphor, Margaret Alexiou
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 505-546) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Diversity and Change: From Ancient Greek to Koine
  • Concluding Comments
  • Ch. 8.
  • Between Worlds: From Myth to Fiction
  • 1.
  • Greek Novel, c. 1830-1880
  • 2.
  • Paralogic Fiction: The Case of Georgios Vizyenos
  • 3.
  • Ethnicity and Sanity
  • 4.
  • 3.
  • Antithesis as a Strategy of Reading/Writing
  • 5.
  • Ekphrasis: Between Time and Place
  • 6.
  • Coda: After Vizyenos
  • Ch. 9.
  • Resources of Ritual
  • 1.
  • Ritual and Metaphor
  • 2.
  • Conflicts of Language and Style in the Byzantine Period
  • Contextualizing Ritual: Everyday Life
  • 3.
  • Autistic Rituals
  • 4.
  • Ritual and Reciprocity
  • 5.
  • Rituals of the Life Cycle: Separation, Transition, and Integration
  • 6.
  • Greek Texts: Resources of the Past
  • Ch. 10.
  • 4.
  • Metaphors in Songs of the Life Cycle
  • 1.
  • Journey
  • 2.
  • Clothes and Gems
  • 3.
  • Hair
  • 4.
  • Garden of Love
  • 5.
  • Emergence of Dialect Literature: Cyprus and Crete
  • Dangerous Spaces: Hunting and Hunted
  • 6.
  • Burning and Withering
  • 7.
  • Tears and Poison, Blood and Water
  • 8.
  • Plants and Fruits of the Earth
  • 9.
  • Hunting Birds
  • 10.
  • 5.
  • Tree of Love and Life
  • 11.
  • What Is Love?
  • 12.
  • Who Is Speaking?
  • Conclusion: Backward to the Present
  • App.
  • Romanos the Melodist (Fifth to Sixth Centuries A.D.)
  • Forms of Greek in the Ottoman Period
  • 6.
  • After National Independence: Struggles for Hegemony
  • 7.
  • Foreword
  • From "Diglossia" to "Standard Modern Greek"?
  • Ch. 2.
  • New Testament and Its Legacy
  • 1.
  • Voices from the Past
  • 2.
  • New Testament
  • 3.
  • Emergence of a Byzantine Genre: The Kontakion and Romanos
  • 4.
  • Gregory Nagy
  • Precursors and Precedents
  • 5.
  • Romanos' Kontakia On the Nativity and On the Resurrection
  • Ch. 3.
  • Nonliterary Genres: Some Private and Public Voices
  • 1.
  • Writing Home
  • 2.
  • Of Purple Pants and Chamber Pots: The Imperial Baggage Train
  • 3.
  • Introduction: Forward to the Past
  • Fragments of a Byzantine Tradition of Oral Song?
  • Ch. 4.
  • New Departures in the Twelfth Century
  • 1.
  • Texts and Contexts
  • 2.
  • Timarion
  • 3.
  • Eros and the "Constraints of Desire" in Hysmine and Hysminias
  • 4.
  • Ch. 1.
  • Prodromos and the Politics of Hunger
  • Ch. 5.
  • Diversity of Mythical Genres
  • 1.
  • From Speech Genres to Mythical Genres?
  • 2.
  • What Is Myth?
  • 3.
  • Linking Past and Present: Myth and History
  • 4.
  • Greek Polyglossia: Historical Perspectives
  • Averting Danger: Myth, Ritual, and Religion
  • 5.
  • Dialogic Ethics: Parables and Fables, Proverbs and Riddles
  • 6.
  • Songs and Tales: Myth and Fantasy
  • 7.
  • From Myth to Literature
  • 8.
  • How Do Myths Mean?
  • 9.
  • 1.
  • Nereid "Kalypso"
  • Ch. 6.
  • Myth in Song
  • 1.
  • Ideology and Folklore: Greek Songs and European Models
  • 2.
  • Greek Canon, the Ballad, and the Muses
  • 3.
  • Toward New Approaches?
  • 4.
  • Distinctive Features of the Greek Language
  • Form and Structure: Melody and Narrative
  • 5.
  • Focal Conflicts: Life beyond the Grave
  • Ch. 7.
  • Magic Cycles in the Wondertales
  • 1.
  • Cinderella of Greek Folklore?
  • 2.
  • Spinning Yarns and Narrative Contingency
  • 3.
  • 2.
  • Teasers, Twisters, and Movers: Metanarrative and Paranarrative
  • 4.
  • Weaving Pictures: The Interpenetration of Themes and Images
  • 5.
  • Metamorphosis: Cyclical Images of Body and Cosmos
  • 6.
  • Cosmology and Morality
  • 7.
  • Tree of Life and the Cosmic Cycle
  • 8.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 567 pages
Isbn
9780801433016
Lccn
2001028172
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)46366312
  • (OCoLC)ocm46366312

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