A Companion to Greek Literature presents a comprehensive introduction to the wide range of texts and literary forms produced in the Greek language over the course of a millennium beginning from the 6th century BCE up to the early years of the Byzantine Empire.
- Features contributions from a wide range of established experts and emerging scholars of Greek literature
- Offers comprehensive coverage of the many genres and literary forms produced by the ancient Greeks—including epic and lyric poetry, oratory, historiography, biography, philosophy, the novel, and technical literature
- Includes readings that address the production and transmission of ancient Greek texts, historic reception, individual authors, and much more
- Explores the subject of ancient Greek literature in innovative ways