Victim of the muses :

by Compton, Todd, Series: Hellenic studies ; . 11 Published by : Center for Hellenic Studies, Trustees for Harvard University ; | Distributed by Harvard University Press, (Washington, DC : | Cambridge :) Physical details: xv, 432 p. ; 23 cm. ISBN:067401958X; 9780674019584. Year: 2006
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 363-414) and index.

The pharmakos in archaic Greece -- Aesop : satirist as pharmakos in archaic Greece -- Archilochus : sacred obscenity and judgment -- Hipponax : creating the pharmakos -- Homer : the trial of the rhapsode -- Hesiod : consecrate murder -- Shadows of Hesiod : divine protection and lonely death -- Sappho : the barbed rose -- Alcaeus : poetry, politics, exile -- Theognis : faceless exile -- Tyrtaeus : the lame general -- Aeschylus : little ugly one -- Euripides : sparagmos of an iconoclast -- Aristophanes : satirist versus politician -- Socrates : the new Aesop -- Victim of the muses : mythical poets -- Kissing the leper : the excluded poet in Irish myth -- The stakes of the poet : Starka�r/suibhne -- The sacrificed poet : Germanic myths -- "Wounded by tooth that drew blood" : the beginnings of satire in Rome -- Naevius : dabunt malum metelli Naevio poetae -- Cicero maledicus, Cicero exul -- Ovid : practicing the studium fatale -- Phaedrus : another fabulist -- Seneca, Petronius, and Lucan : neronian victims -- Juvenal : the burning poet -- Transformations of myth : the poet, society, and the sacred.

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