Sappho in the making :

by Yatromanolakis, Dimitrios. Published by : Center for Hellenic Studies, Trustees for Harvard University ; | Distributed by Harvard University Press, (Washington, D.C. : | Cambridge, Mass. :) Physical details: xx, 442 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. ISBN:9780674026865 (pbk.). Year: 2007
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [369]-426) and indexes.

An anthropology of reception -- Paradigms and filters -- Classics and anthropology -- The persistence of allegory : expected horizons and textualized cultures -- Cultural translations and writing practices -- Beyond fictionalization: agency, collective schemata, and interdiscursivity -- Mythopraxis and traditions in flux -- "Coining" Sappho and the hermeneutics of vraisemblance -- Ethnographic archives of vraisemblance in attic ceramics -- A syntax of image and representation -- The social life of attic vases -- Visualizing idealized cognitive models -- Connotation and denotation -- [Sappho] in the image -- Performing with a barbitos -- Singers; together -- The grammar of late performances -- Yes, in the company of a young woman -- The tithonos painter and modes of representation -- The rhetoric of lettering -- Contextualizing schemata -- Cultural performance, Anakreon, and the "elaborately dressed revelers" -- Metonymic webs of signification -- Recitals among women -- Visualizing song/making -- The anthropology of ancient reception : the late archaic and classical periods -- On Lesbos -- The politics of Lesbian idioms -- Paradigms and histories -- Libidinal economies -- Cultural theatrics -- Early performative poetics -- Music and words : transmission in performance -- The strategies of traveling -- Economies of symposia and taverns -- Clusters -- Fluidities -- A politics of music -- Saxa loquuntur : alterities -- Trafficability of palimpsests -- Contextual plasticity -- Traditions in flux -- Reception as reenacted 'script' -- The paradigms of comedy -- An anatomy of representations -- Elective affinities -- Performance and metonymy -- Herodotos, oral traditions, and symposia -- Reperformance, genre, and textual plasticity: the anatomy of improvisation -- Textual plasticity and dialogues -- Reconstructive images -- Closing stages -- In search of Sappho's companions : anthropological fieldwork on socioaesthetic cultures.

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