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Hesperos: Studies in Ancient Greek Poetry Presented to M. L. West on his Seventieth Birthday

P. J. Finglass, C. Collard, and N. J. Richardson

Abstract

Martin West is widely recognized as one of the most significant classicists of all time. Over nearly half a century his publications have transformed our understanding of Greek poetry. This book celebrates his achievement with twenty-five chapters on different areas of the subject which he has illuminated, written by distinguished scholars from four continents. It also includes West’s Balzan Prize acceptance speech, â€∼Forward into the Past’, in which he explains his approach to literary scholarship, and a complete bibliography of his academic publications.

Keywords: Martin West, Greek poetry, Balzan Prize, literary scholarship, Ancient Greek poetry

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780199285686
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285686.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

P. J. Finglass, editor
Lecturer in Classical Studies, University of Nottingham
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C. Collard, editor
Before retirement, Professor of Classics, University of Wales at Swansea

N. J. Richardson, editor
Warden of Greyfriars Hall, Oxford

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Contents

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Part I Epic

Part II Lyric, Elegiac, Iambic

Part III Tragedy

Part IV Metre and Textual Criticism