Poetry and Culture in Middle Kingdom Egypt - A Dark Side to Perfection - R.B. Parkinson

Poetry and Culture in Middle Kingdom Egypt - A Dark Side to Perfection - R.B. Parkinson

2. General Considerations: Definitions, Genre, Interpretation

Poetry and Culture in Middle Kingdom Egypt - A Dark Side to Perfection - R.B. Parkinson

R.B. Parkinson [+-]
University of Oxford
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Professor of Egyptology; Fellow of The Queen’s College and formerly Former Assistant Keeper,Ancient Egyptian pharaonic culture in the Department: Ancient Egypt and Sudan at the British Museum

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In this chapter the author looks in more detail at three aspects of reading Middle Kingdom literature: the nature of what is 'literary', the role of genre and the nature of interpretation

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Parkinson, R.B. . 2. General Considerations: Definitions, Genre, Interpretation. Poetry and Culture in Middle Kingdom Egypt - A Dark Side to Perfection. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 22-42 Dec 2010. ISBN 9781845537708. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=22508. Date accessed: 20 Sep 2021 doi: 10.1558/equinox.22508. Dec 2010

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