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The poetics of colonization : from city to text in archaic Greece, Carol Dougherty

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The poetics of colonization : from city to text in archaic Greece
Title
The poetics of colonization
Title remainder
from city to text in archaic Greece
Statement of responsibility
Carol Dougherty
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • grc
  • eng
Summary
Tales of archaic Greek city foundations continue to be told and retold long after the colonies themselves were settled, and this book explores how the ancient Greeks constructed their memory of founding new cities overseas. Greek stories about colonizing Sicily or the Black Sea in the seventh century B.C.E. are no more transparent, no less culturally constructed than nineteenth-century British tales of empire in India or Africa; they are every bit as much about power, language, and cultural appropriation. This book brings anthropological and literary theory to bear on the narratives that later
Member of
Cataloging source
MT4IT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dougherty, Carol
Dewey number
880.9/321732
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PA3009
LC item number
.D68 1993eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Greek literature
  • Cities and towns
  • Narration (Rhetoric)
  • Literature and history
  • City and town life in literature
  • Poetics
  • Imperialism in literature
  • Colonies in literature
  • Rhetoric, Ancient
  • Greece
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Cities and towns
  • City and town life in literature
  • Colonies in literature
  • Greek colonies
  • Greek literature
  • Historiography
  • Imperialism in literature
  • Literature and history
  • Narration (Rhetoric)
  • Poetics
  • Rhetoric, Ancient
  • Greece
  • Steden
  • Kolonisten
  • Oorsprong
  • Letterkunde
  • Grieks
  • Historia antiga
  • Literatura grega (historia e critica)
  • Villes
  • Vie urbaine
  • Littérature grecque
  • Littérature grecque
  • Colonies
  • Grèce
Label
The poetics of colonization : from city to text in archaic Greece, Carol Dougherty
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-200) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The Poetics of Colonization; Part I. Narratives and Metaphors: Translating the City into Text; Part II. Texts in Context: Staging the City; Conclusion: Interpreting the Metaphors; Appendix; Bibliography; Index of Passages; Subject Index
Control code
252639648
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 209 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786610760329
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)252639648
Label
The poetics of colonization : from city to text in archaic Greece, Carol Dougherty
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-200) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The Poetics of Colonization; Part I. Narratives and Metaphors: Translating the City into Text; Part II. Texts in Context: Staging the City; Conclusion: Interpreting the Metaphors; Appendix; Bibliography; Index of Passages; Subject Index
Control code
252639648
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 209 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786610760329
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)252639648

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