Corinna Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism)

CRITICISM

Allen, Archibald. “A Date for Corinna.” The Classical Journal 68, no. 1 (October-November 1972): 26-8.

Argues that Corinna was a contemporary of Pindar and that Boeotians would not have made the error of calling her ancient if she were of the third century b.c.

Bolling, George Melville. “Notes on Corinna.” American Journal of Philology 77, no. 3 (July 1956): 282-87.

Suggests a reading of the damaged and error-ridden Berlin papyrus of Corinna.

Frel, Jiri. “A Date for Corinna.” The Classical Journal 68, no. 1 (October-November 1972): 28-30.

Examines a statue reputedly of the fourth century b.c. that may be of Corinna.

Lobel, E. “Corinna.” Hermes 65 (1930): 356–65.

Discusses the dating of Corinna's poetry and concludes that it belongs to the Hellenistic period.

Segal, Charles P. “Pebbles in Golden Urns: The Date and Style of Corinna.” Eranos 73, no. 1-2 (1975): 1-8.

Analyzes the degree of literary sophistication illustrated by Corinna's verses.

Trypanis, C. A. “Lyric Poetry.” In Greek Poetry: From Homer to Seferis, pp. 80-116. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1981.

Asserts that Corinna's poetry was written for women and analyzes its Boeothian characteristics.

West, M. L. “Corinna.” The Classical Quarterly 20 (1970): 277-87.

Examines the meter, content, and language of Corinna's verse, arguing that it is a product of the third century b.c.