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Kivilo, Maarit

Overview
Works: 6 works in 30 publications in 1 language and 1,696 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographies  Academic theses  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PA3043, 881.0109
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Most widely held works by Maarit Kivilo
Early Greek poets' lives : the shaping of the tradition by Maarit Kivilo( )

19 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 1,632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book examines the formation and development of the biographical traditions about early Greek poets, focusing on the traditions of Hesiod, Stesichorus, Archilochus, Hipponax, Terpander and Sappho. The study provides a detailed overview of the traditions and chronographical material about these poets and seeks to clarify who were the creators of the particular traditions; what were the sources; when the traditions were formed; and to what extent they are shaped by formulaic themes and story-patterns. It challenges several mainstream assumptions on the subject, for example, that the tradition
Early Greek Poets? Lives by Maarit Kivilo( )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book examines the formation and development of the biographical traditions about early Greek poets, focusing on the traditions of Hesiod, Stesichorus, Archilochus, Hipponax, Terpander and Sappho. The study provides a detailed overview of the traditions and chronographical material about these poets and seeks to clarify who were the creators of the particular traditions; what were the sources; when the traditions were formed; and to what extent they are shaped by formulaic themes and story-patterns. It challenges several mainstream assumptions on the subject, for example, that the traditions were formed mainly in the Post-Classical period; that the only significant source for the legends is the works of the particular poet; and that the poets were perceived as?new heroes.?
The formation of biographical traditions about the early Greek poets by Maarit Kivilo( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early Greek poets' lives : the shaping of the tradition( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hesiod. The tradition -- Origin and family of Hesiod -- Genealogies of Hesiod -- Hesiod's life -- the story of Hesiod's death -- The works of Hesiod and on Hesiod -- the date of Hesiod -- Formulaic themes and orphic/pythagorean influences in Hesiod's tradition -- Two modern views on the tradition of Hesiod -- Conclusion -- Stesichorus. The tradition -- Stesichorus' family -- Stesichorus' home and travels -- Stesichorus' poetry and music -- Blindness, Helen, and the Palinode -- Stesichorus and politics -- Stesichorus' name and his death -- The date of Stesichorus -- The connections with the Pythagorean tradition -- Formulaic elements in the tradition -- Conclusions -- Archilochus. The tradition -- Aarchilochus' family and his friends -- Archilochus' home, journeys, and contests -- Archilochus' encounter with the muses -- The oracles in the tradition of Archilochus -- Archilochus and the cult of gods -- Lycambes and his daughters -- the death of Archilochus -- The cult of Archilochus -- Ancient criticism of Archilochus -- The date of Archilochus -- Traditional elements in Archilochus' biography -- Conclusion -- Hipponax. The tradition -- Hipponax' origin, home town and family -- Hipponax' inventions and the story of Iambe -- The quarrel with Boupalus -- The death of Hipponax -- Ancient criticism and editions of Hipponax -- The date of Hipponax -- Formulaic themes in Hipponax' tradition -- Conclusion -- Terpander. The tradition -- Terpander's home and origin -- Terpander in Sparta -- The citharodes of lesbos -- The death of Terpander -- Terpander's poetry and music -- The date of Terpander -- Formulaic themes in Terpander's tradition -- Conclusion -- Sappho. The tradition -- Ancient portraits and appearance of Sappho -- Sappho's home and family -- Sappho and Phaon, her exile and death -- Sappho's reputation, circle, and rivals -- Sappho's inventions and music -- The ancient editions of Sappho's poetry, and the treatises on her -- The date of Sappho -- Conclusions -- The formation of biographical traditions. Sources -- Time -- Formulaic themes -- Conclusion
Mnemosyne, Supplements, Volume 322: Early Greek Poets' Lives: The Shaping of the Tradition by Maarit Kivilo( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Early Greek poets' lives : the shaping of the tradition Early Greek Poets? Lives Mnemosyne, Supplements, Volume 322: Early Greek Poets' Lives: The Shaping of the Tradition
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