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Previous scholarly work has argued that the choral odes in Greek tragedies contain many characteristics of epic and lyric genres. Willigers aims to contribute to this line of research by investigating is and how the tragic poets adopted and developed narrative techniques from their epic and lyric predecessors. One aspect she specifically focuses on is narrative authority, or the competence a narrator claims to have to give a reliable account of events.

Event details of Narrative authority from epic to drama
Date 24 January 2017
Time 12:00 -13:00
Location Agnietenkapel
Room Location

Previous scholarly work has argued that the choral odes in Greek tragedies contain many characteristics of epic and lyric genres. Willigers aims to contribute to this line of research by investigating is and how the tragic poets adopted and developed narrative techniques from their epic and lyric predecessors. One aspect she specifically focuses on is narrative authority, or the competence a narrator claims to have to give a reliable account of events.

S. Willigers: Narrative Authority: From Epic to Drama. Promotor is prof. dr. I.J.F. de Jong.

Supervisor

Prof. I.J.F. de Jong

Agnietenkapel

Room Location

Oudezijds Voorburgwal 229 - 231
1012 EZ Amsterdam

Entrance

This event is open to the public.