Demetrius Phalereus Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism)

Denniston, J. D. "Notes on Demetrius, De Elocutione." The Classical Quarterly XXIII, No. I (January 1929): 7-10.

Provides emendations and interpretations of particular lines from On Style.

——. "Demetrius, De Elocutione." The Classical Quarterly XXIV, No. I (January 1930): 42-3.

Answers criticisms by J. F. Lockwood regarding earlier emendations and interpretations.

Grube, G. M. A. "Demetrius on Style." In his The Greek and Roman Critics, pp. 110-21. London: Methuen & Co Ltd, 1965.

Overview of On Style that includes examination of what Demetrius meant by "style" and his various approaches to conveying his subject matter.

Lockwood, J. F. "Demetrius, De Elocutione." The Classical Quarterly XXIII, No. 2 (April 1929): 105-08.

Criticizes J. D. Denniston's conclusions about the meaning of assorted passages in On Style.

——. "Notes on Demetrius, De Elocutione." The Classical Quarterly XXXIII, No. 1 (January 1939): 41-7.

Attempts to clarify difficult lines from On Style and examines how various translators have dealt with particular lines in their editions.

Roberts, W. Rhys. "Milton and Demetrius, De Elocutione." The Classical Review 15 (1901): 453-54.

Contends that Milton was acquainted with On Style.

Schenkeveld, Dirk Marie. Studies in "Demetrius On Style." Amsterdam: Adolf M. Hakkert, 1964, 186p.

Compares Demetrius's treatment of style, metaphor, and neologisms to the treatments found in other rhetorical writings of antiquity.