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1. For a comprehensive treatment of metaphors for poetry in pre-Hellenistic Greek writers, including the ones discussed by A., see R. Nünlist's forthcoming book Poetologische Bildersprache in der frühgriechischen Dichtung, Stuttgart.
2. Compare the discussion in A. Ford, Homer: The Poetry of the Past, Ithaca 1992, 40-48.
3. For a recent level-headed and very attractive metapoetic reading of a Hellenistic poem, see R. Albis, Poet and Audience in the Argonautica of Apollonius, Lanham, MD, 1996.