M. Vöhler, Th. Fuhrer et S. Frangoulidis (éd.), Strategies of Ambiguity in Ancient Literature

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Martin Vöhler, Therese Fuhrer and Stavros Frangoulidis (éd.), Strategies of Ambiguity in Ancient Literature, Berlin & Boston, 2021.

Éditeur : De Gruyter
Collection : Edited volume
xi + 422 pages
ISBN : 9783110715415
129,95 €

The Department of Classics at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and the Department of Classics at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich are pleased to announce the publication of the 13th Trends in Classics Conference Series (May 23-26, 2019) on Strategies of Ambiguity in Ancient Literature, edited by Martin Vöhler, Therese Fuhrer and Stavros Frangoulidis, Berlin and Boston: De Gruyter, 2021 (https://www.degruyter.com/document/isbn/9783110715842/html).

Contents include:

Preface, V-VI
List of Figures, XI

Part I: Concepts and Aesthetics of Ambiguity
Martin Vöhler, “Modern and Ancient Concepts of Ambiguity”, 3-10.
Pantelis Golitsis, “Aristotle on Ambiguity”, 11-27.
Chloe Balla, “Intended Ambiguity in Plato's Phaedo”, 29-42.
Susanne Reichlin, “The Ambiguity of the Unambiguous: Figures of Death in Late Medieval Literature”, 43-59.
Michael Lüthy, “The Modern Perspective: Ambiguity, Artistic Self-Reference, and
the Autonomy of Art”, 61-78.

Part II: Playing with Linguistic Ambiguity
Jenny Strauss Clay, “Traversing No-Man's Land”, 81-89.
John T. Hamilton, “The Ambiguity of Wisdom: Mētis in the Odyssey”, 91-99.
Evina Sistakou, “Borges in Alexandria? Modes of Ambiguity in Hellenistic Poetry”,
Anna Lamari, “Sympotic Sexuality: The Ambiguity of Seafood in Middle Comedy
(Nausicrates fr. 1 K.-A.)”, 123-139.
Antje Wessels, “Liber esto– Wordplay and Ambiguity in Petronius' Satyrica”, 141-

Part III: Ambiguous Narratives
Robert Kirstein, “Half Heroes? Ambiguity in Ovid's Metamorphoses”, 157-173.
Stella Alekou, “Underneath the Arachnean and Minervan Veil of Ambiguity: Cultural and Political Simulatio in Ovidian Ecphrasis”, 175-191.
Jacqueline Fabre-Serris, “Ambigua Verba, Hidden Desire and Auctorial Intentionality in Some Ovidian Speeches (Met. 3.279–92; 7.810–23, 10.364–6; 440–1)”, 193-205.
Stavros Frangoulidis, “The Pleasures of Ambiguity: Aristomenes' Tale of Socrates in Apuleius'Metamorphoses”, 207-218.
Marco Formisano, “Legens. Ambiguity, Syllepsis and Allegory in Claudian's De Raptu Proserpinae”, 219-233.

Part IV: Ambiguity as Argument
Irmgard Männlein-Robert, “Between Conversion and Madness: Sophisticated Ambiguity in Lucian's Nigrinus”, 237-250.
Richard F. Thomas, “Catullan Ambiguity”, 251-272.
Stephen Harrison, “Prophetic, Poetic and Political Ambiguity in Vergil Eclogue 4”, 273-284.
Janja Soldo, “Vitae aut vocis ambigua: Seneca the Younger and Ambiguity”, 285-
Lisa Cordes, “Who speaks? – Ambiguity and Vagueness in the Design of Cicero's
Dialogue Speakers”, 297-314.
Therese Fuhrer, “Unsettling Effects and Disconcertment − Strategies of Enacting
Interpretations in Tacitusʼ Annals”, 315-329.
Bram van der Velden, “The Latin Commentary Tradition on ‘Inclusive' Intended
Ambiguity”, 331-347.

Part V: Ambiguous Recepions
Florian Mehltretter, “Ambivalent Allegories. Giovan Battista Marino's Adone (1623)
Between Censorship and Hermeneutic Freedom”, 351-363.
Michalis Chryssanthopoulos, “Multipliers of Ambiguity: The Use of Quotations in
Cavafy's Poems Concerning the Emperor Julian”, 365-380.
Joachim Knape, “Seven Perspectives of Ambiguity and the Problem of
Intentionality”, 381-403.

List of Contributors, 405-409
General Index, 411-415
Index of Passages, 417-422



Source : De Gruyter


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