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Jong, Irene J. F. de

Works: 121 works in 400 publications in 7 languages and 11,988 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Poetry  Epic poetry, Greek  Handbooks and manuals  Literatures 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Collector, Contributor, Author of introduction, Opponent, Creator
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Most widely held works by Irene J. F. de Jong
A narratological commentary on the Odyssey by Irene J. F. de Jong( )

23 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Whereas traditional commentaries tend to be comprehensive and micro-textual, this narratological commentary focuses on one aspect of the Odyssey, its narrativity, and pays lavish attention to the meso- and macro-levels. Drawing on the concepts of modern narratology as well as the insights of Homeric scholarship, it discusses the role of narrator and narratees, methods of characterization and description, plot-development, focalization, and the narrative exploitation of type-scenes. Full attention is also given to the structure, characterizing function, and relation to the narrative context of the abundantly present speeches. Finally, the numerous themes and motifs, which so subtly contribute to the unity of this long text, are traced and evaluated. Although Homer's brilliant narrative art has always been admired, this commentary aims to lay bare the techniques responsbile for this brillance. All Greek is translated and all technical terms explained in a glossary."--Jacket
Narrators, narratees, and narratives in ancient Greek literature by Irene J. F. de Jong( )

27 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the first part of a new narratological history of Greek literature, which deals with the definition and boundaries of narrative and the role of narrators and narratees
Modern critical theory and classical literature( )

14 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 1,619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In recent decades the study of literature in Europe and the Americas has been profoundly influenced by modern critical theory in its various forms, whether Structuralism or Deconstructionism, Hermeneutics, Reader-Response Theory or Rezeptionsasthetik, Semiotics or Narratology, Marxist, feminist, neo-historical, psychoanalytical or other perspectives. Whilst the value and validity of such approaches to literature is still a matter of some dispute, not least among classical scholars, they have had a substantial impact on the study both of classical literatures and of the mentalite of Greece and Rome. In an attempt to clarify issues in the debate, the eleven contributors to this volume were asked to produce a representative collection of essays to illustrate the applicability of some of the new approaches to Greek and Latin authors or literary forms and problems. The scope of the volume was deliberately limited to literary investigation, broadly construed, of Greek and Roman authors. Broader areas of the history and culture of the ancient world impinge in the essays, but are not their central focus. The volume also contains a separate bibliography, offering for the first time a complete bibliography of classical studies which incorporate modern critical theory
Time in ancient Greek literature by Irene J. F. de Jong( )

11 editions published in 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the second in a series of books which together will provide a history of ancient Greek (narrative) literature. The text traces the history of central narrative devices, such as the narrator and his narratees, time, focalisation, characterisation, and space
Space in ancient Greek literature : studies in ancient Greek narrative by Irene J. F. de Jong( )

14 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The third volume of the Studies in Ancient Greek narrative deals with the narratological category of space: how is space, including objects which function as 'props', presented in narrative texts and what are its functions (thematic, symbolic, psychologising, or characterising)
Brill's companion to Herodotus by Egbert J Bakker( )

19 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herodotus' 'Histories' can be read in many ways. Their literary qualities, never in dispute, can be more fully appreciated in the light of recent developments in the study of pragmatics, narratology, and orality. Their intellectual status has been radically reassessed: no longer regarded as naïve and 'archaic', the 'Histories' are now seen as very much a product of the intellectual climate of their own day - not only subject to contemporary literary, religious, moral and social influences, but actively contributing to the great debates of their time. Their reliability as historical and ethnographic accounts, a matter of controversy even in antiquity, is being debated with renewed vigour and increasing sophistication. This 'Companion' offers an up-to-date and in-depth overview of all these current approaches to Herodotus' remarkable work
Sophocles and the Greek language : aspects of diction, syntax and pragmatics by Albert Rijksbaron( )

20 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrators and focalizers : the presentation of the story in the Iliad by Irene J. F. de Jong( Book )

44 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Irene de Jong's Narrators and Focalizers was acclaimed as one of the pioneering texts to introduce narratology (the theory that deals with the general principles underlying narrative texts) to classical scholarship. The book explains key concepts such as 'narrator', 'narratee', 'focalization', 'analepsis' and 'prolepsis', highlighting their relevance by using them for the analysis and interpretation of Homer's Iliad. What is the role of the narrator, how does the subjectivity of the characters find expression, and how do the parts of the story told by the narrator relate to the many speeches for which Homer is famous? This new edition of this important work includes a substantial new Introduction by the author, offering an overview of the trends in Homeric narratological scholarship over the last decade, along with a much more user-friendly Index of Passages."--Bloomsbury Publishing
Narratology and classics : a practical guide by Irene J. F. de Jong( Book )

19 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and Italian and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrative is an important element in our daily life and the novel is arguably the most popular genre of our times. The theory of narrative or narratology, which was developed in the 1960s, has helped us towards a better understanding of the how and why of narrative. This book provides an introduction to narratology that deals specifically with classical narrative: epic, historiography, biography, the ancient novel, but also the many narratives inserted in drama or lyric. The first part of the volume sketches the rise of narratology, and defines key narratological terms, illustrated with examples from both modern novels and Greek and Latin texts. Among the topics discussed are the identity of the role of narrator and narratees, tales within tales, metalepsis, temporal devices such as prolepsis and analepsis, retardation and acceleration, repetition and gaps, focalisation, and the thematic, symbolic, or characterising functions of space. The second part of the volume offers three close readings of famous classical texts and shows how the interpretation of these texts can be enriched by the use of narratology
Narrative in drama : the art of the Euripidean messenger-speech by Irene J. F. de Jong( Book )

10 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Iliad by Homer( Book )

19 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Book XXII recounts the climax of the Iliad: the fatal encounter between the main defender of Troy and the greatest warrior of the Greeks, which results in the death of Hector and Achilles' revenge for the death of his friend Patroclus; but at the same time adumbrates Achilles' own death and the fall of Troy. The introduction summarises central debates in Homeric scholarship, such as the circumstances of composition and the literary interpretation of an oral poem, and offers synoptic discussions of the structure of the Iliad, the role of the narrator, similes and epithets. There is a separate section on language, which provides a compact list of the most frequent Homeric characteristics. While the introduction is mainly geared at intermediate and advanced students, the commentary is designed for use by both students and professional classicists: it offers up-to-date linguistic guidance, and elucidates narrative techniques, typical elements and central themes."--Back cover
Homer : beyond oral poetry : recent trends in Homeric interpretation( Book )

7 editions published in 1987 in English and Multiple languages and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homer : critical assessments( Book )

14 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Door het oog van de tekst : essays voor Mieke Bal over visie by Ernst van Alphen( Book )

4 editions published in 1988 in Dutch and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bundel opstellen over narratologische kwesties
Kommentar by Martha Krieter-Spiro( )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in German and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The main focus of the commentary on book 24 of the Iliad is the interpretation of one of the most exciting and moving scenes in the epic: how the Trojan King, Priam, makes his way to his deadly enemy Achilles, at whose hands his son Hector had died; how the god Hermes guides him almost mystically into the Greek camp; how Achilles, at the end of an emotional encounter, invites Priam to dine with him and hands over Hector's body for burial
In betovering gevangen : aspecten van Homerus' vertelkunst by Irene J. F. de Jong( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in Dutch and Undetermined and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homer's Iliad : the Basel commentary by Magdalene Stoevesandt( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Prolegomena provide an introduction to the Basler Iliad commentary. The volume includes essays on the history of Iliad commentaries and the text, formulaic language and the oral tradition, grammar, meter, characters, plot and chronological structure, narrative technique, and developments in Homeric criticism, as well as an Index of Mycenaean words with brief explanations
Schurken en schelmen : cultuurhistorische verkenningen rond de Middellandse Zee by A. Maria van Erp Taalman Kip( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in Dutch and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opstellen over verschillende antieke culturen rond de Middellandse Zee (met nadruk op de Grieks-Romeinse cultuur), waarin diverse typen schurken en schelmen belicht worden
Time in ancient Greek literature( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrators, narratees, and narratives in ancient Greek literature( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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A narratological commentary on the Odyssey
Narrators, narratees, and narratives in ancient Greek literatureTime in ancient Greek literatureBrill's companion to HerodotusSophocles and the Greek language : aspects of diction, syntax and pragmaticsNarrators and focalizers : the presentation of the story in the IliadIliadHomer : critical assessmentsTime in ancient Greek literatureNarrators, narratees, and narratives in ancient Greek literature
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