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This index presents the list of poet names that occur in this book titled Poetry as Window and Mirror. Hellenistic Poetry has enjoyed a notable re-appreciation in recent years and received ample scholarly discussion, especially focusing on its reception and innovation of Greek poetic tradition. Nevertheless, the book wishes to add, however modestly, to the picture of how Hellenistic poetry works by looking at it from a slightly different angle. Concentrating on the interaction between contemporary poets, it attempts to view the dynamics of imitation and reception in the light of poetical self-positioning. The book sets out to chart, then, not only the well-known complexities of handling the poetic past, but especially their relation to the poetic interaction of the Hellenistic, in particular Alexandrian poets.

Keywords:Alexandrian poets; Greek poetic tradition; hellenistic poetry



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