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Title Synaesthesia and the ancient senses / edited by Shane Butler and Alex Purves
Published Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 230 pages) : illustrations
Series The senses in antiquity
Senses in antiquity.
Contents 1. Why are there nine Muses? / James I. Porter -- 2. Haptic Herodotus / Alex Purves -- 3. The understanding ear : synaesthesia, paraesthesia and talking animals / Mark Payne -- 4. Aristophanes, Cratinus and the smell of comedy / Mario Tel? -- 5. "Looking mustard" : Greek popular epistemology and the meaning of [Greek characters] / Ashley Clements -- 6. Plato, beauty and "philosophical synaesthesia" / Ralph M. Rosen -- 7. Manilius' cosmos of the senses / Katharina Volk -- 8. Reading death and the senses in Lucan and Lucretius / Brian Walters -- 9. Colour as synaesthetic experience in antiquity / Mark Bradley -- 10. Blinded by the light : oratorical clarity and poetic obscurity in Quintilian / Curtis Dozier -- 11. The sense of a poem : Ovids Banquet of Sence (1595) / Sean Keilen -- 12. Saussure's anaphonie : sounds asunder / Joshua T. Katz -- 13. Beyond Narcissus / Shane Butler
Notes Originally published in 2013 by Acumen
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Aesthetics, Ancient.
Senses and sensation.
Aesthetics, Ancient.
Senses and sensation.
Form Electronic book
Author Butler, Shane.
Purves, Alex
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