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Lyric Texts and Lyric Consciousness presents a model for studying the history of lyric as a genre. Prof Miller draws a distinction between the work of the Greek lyrists and the more condensed, personal poetry that we associate with lyric. He then confronts the theoretical issues and presents a sophisticated, Bakhtinian reading of the development of the lyric form from its origins in archaic Greece to the more individualist style of Augustan Rome. This book will appeal to classicists and, since English translations of passages from the ancient authors are provided, to those who specialise in comparative literature.
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Paul Allen Miller is Assistant Professor of Classics and Comparative Literature at Texas Tech University.Review:
"Miller's easygoing and fluid eloquence render his book accessible to any...who will give it the thoughtful attentive reading it deserves."
-"The Classical Outlook Paul Miller's study offers literary critics and intellectual historians a thought-provoking exploration of the relationship between books and their contents. . . Miller's emp
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