Brill's Companion to Greek and Latin Pastoral

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Marco Fantuzzi, Theodore D. Papanghelis
BRILL, 2006 M06 1 - 680 pages
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The twenty-three contributions collected in this volume on Greek and Latin Pastoral focus mainly on the historical genesis, the stylistic and narrative features, the literary self-definition, and the fortunes of pastoral from its Theocritean origins to the Byzantine age.

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Contents

The Herdsman in Greek Thought
1
Lyric and Elegiac Resonances in Theocritus Bucolic Idylls
25
How Bucolic are Theocritus Bucolic Singers?
53
Magic Medicine and Eros in the Prologue to Theocritus Id 11
75
Ptolemaic Pastoral
91
Is There Urban Pastoral? The Case of Theocritus Id 15
119
Epigram at the Margins of Pastoral
147
The Idea of Bucolic in the Imitators of Theocritus 3rd1st century BC
167
Textuality in Virgils Eclogues
369
Ovids Metamorphoses Bucolic Evolution and Bucolic Criticism
403
A Dream Shattered? Pastoral Anxieties in Senecan Drama
427
Latin Pastoral after Virgil
451
Bucolic Tradition and Poetic Programme in Calpurnius Siculus
467
The Pastoral Novel and the Bucolic Tradition
479
Virgil Longus and the Pipes of Pan
499
The Drama of Pastoral in Nonnus and Colluthus
515

Continuity and Change in Greek Bucolic between Theocritus and Virgil
209
Theocritus Constructive Interpreters and the Creation of a Bucolic Reader
235
Virgils Ecl I and the Origins of Pastoral
263
Cultural and Historical Narratives in Virgils Eclogues and Lucretius
275
Panegyric in Virgils Bucolics
301
Time and Textuality in the Book of the Eclogues
333
The Pastoral in Byzantium
549
Bibliography
581
General Index
615
Index of Passages Discussed
629
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