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The idea of lyric : lyric modes in ancient and modern poetry / W.R. Johnson.

Berkeley : University of California Press, [1982] .
ISBN 0520044622

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Subjects Classical poetry -- History and criticism.
Classical poetry.
Lyric poetry -- History and criticism.
Lyric poetry.
Poésie ancienne -- Histoire et critique.
Poésie lyrique -- Histoire et critique.
Series Eidos (University of California Press)
Description x, 214 pages ; 22 cm.
Copyright Date [1982]
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Swans in crystal: the problem of modern lyric and its pronouns -- Praise and blame: Greek lyric: The fragments and the music ; Archilochus and Pound and Ethopoeia ; The rhetoric of Sappho ; The waning of song and its last renewal: Anacreon, Simonides, and Pindar ; The genius of Greek lyric -- On the absence of ancient lyric theory -- In the birdcage of the muses: ancient literary lyric: When the sea is remembered: Callimachus and Meleager ; The sparrow and nemesis: Catullus ; In the deserts of the heart: Horace -- The figure of Ariadne: some lyric mongrels and lyric monologue -- The amplitude of time: Whitman and modern choral.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7459880
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Johnson, W. R. 1933-
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