Editing Stesichorus

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Abstract

This chapter examines the challenges involved in editing the fragmentary Greek poet Stesichorus, looking at the methodological problems involved, and comparing a section of the author’s recent edition (Cambridge University Press, 2014) with that of the previous edition (Oxford University Press, 1991). It points out how editorial choices, including the order in which fragments are placed, often have major implications for the literary interpretation of a poet.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSong Regained
Subtitle of host publicationWorking with Greek Poetic Fragments
EditorsM. Alexandrou, C. Carey, G. B. D'Alessio
PublisherWalter de Gruyter GmbH
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 15 Apr 2018

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