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Essays & Analysis (7)

132 words, approx. 1 pages
In the following essay, originally published in 1869, Arnold notes that Corinna's beauty may have rivaled her ability to compose verses. This poetess was a native of Tanagra in Bœotia, a... Read more
1,114 words, approx. 4 pages
In the following essay, Bowra sets forth his objections to E. Lobel's argument (see Further Reading) that Corinna belongs to a later date than is traditionally assigned to her. In Hermes LXV. (... Read more
546 words, approx. 2 pages
In the following essay, Rose examines an insulting comment purportedly made by Pindar concerning Corinna's verse, suggesting that it was due to a misreading and that no slight was intended. Mr.... Read more
2,047 words, approx. 7 pages
In the following excerpt from a work originally published in German in 1957-58, Lesky addresses the nature of Corinna's surviving fragments and the problem of assigning a date to them. If we tr... Read more
5,644 words, approx. 19 pages
In the following essay, Skinner contrasts the views of Corinna and Sappho concerning their roles as women artists in ancient Greece. Current scholarly perception of Corinna seems to be colored by an a... Read more
3,755 words, approx. 13 pages
In the following essay, Snyder examines three major fragments of Corinna's works and argues that the poet has not received due critical respect in modern times. Since the publication in 1930 of... Read more
3,290 words, approx. 11 pages
In the following essay, West reasserts the position that Corinna belongs to the third century b.c. and offers a rebuttal to various claims that she flourished two centuries earlier. In CQ [Classical Q... Read more