Silence in the land of logos / Silvia Montiglio

Author(s): Montiglio, Silvia, 1960-
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Subjects: Greek literature--History and criticism
Silence in literature
Literature and anthropology--Greece
Literature and society--Greece
Silence
Greece--Civilization
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2000
LC Classification: P, PA
Physical Description: x, 313 p. ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
A Note on Sources
Introduction 3
Ch. 1. Religious Silence without an Ineffable God 9
Ch. 2. A Silent Body in a Sonorous World: Silence and Heroic Values in the Iliad 46
Ch. 3. The Poet's Voice against Silence 82
Ch. 4. "I Will Be Silent": Figures of Silence and Representations of Speaking in Athenian Oratory 116
Ch. 5. Words Staging Silence 158
Ch. 6. Silence and Tragic Destiny 193
Ch. 7. Silence, a Herald of Death 213
Ch. 8. Silence, Ruse, and Endurance: Odysseus and Beyond 252
Conclusion 289
Select Bibliography 293
Index 309
Notes: LCCN: 99036892
ISBN: 0691004722 (cloth : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [293]-307) and index
OCLC Number: 41621341
ISBN/ISSN: 0691004722