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Woodman, A. J. (Anthony John) 1945-

Works: 63 works in 283 publications in 4 languages and 11,386 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Conference proceedings  Sources 
Roles: edt, Other, Honoree, Author of introduction, Commentator, Creator
Classifications: PA6411, 874.01
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Traditions and contexts in the poetry of Horace by A. J Woodman ( )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 1,703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book explores the whole range of the output of an exceptionally versatile and innovative poet. Distinguished scholars introduce readers to a variety of critical approaches to Horace and to Latin poetry. Close analysis of the actual text of Horace is placed in several different political, philosophical and historical contexts
Latin historiography and poetry in the early empire generic interactions by John F Miller ( )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Quality and pleasure in Latin poetry by A. J Woodman ( Book )
16 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
These studies of Latin poetry were commissioned with two main purposes in mind: to encourage a fresh reading of several Latin poets from the time of Catullus to Horace, and to illustrate various, critical approaches to literature
Rhetoric in classical historiography : four studies by A. J Woodman ( Book )
12 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Professor Woodman's radical study argues against the view that the historian's craft has remained largely unchanged since classical times. A thought-provoking discussion of ancient historiographical theory
Creative imitation and Latin literature ( Book )
14 editions published between 1979 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Poetry and politics in the Age of Augustus by T Woodman ( Book )
12 editions published between 1984 and 1989 in English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Latin historians by Christina Shuttleworth Kraus ( Book )
16 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The histories of Rome by Sallust, Livy, Tacitus and others shared the desire to demonstrate their practical applications and attempted to define the significance of the empire. Politics and military activity were the central subjects of these histories. Roman historians' claims to telling the truth probably meant they were denying bias rather than conforming to the modern tendency to be objective
The annals by Cornelius Tacitus ( Book )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tacitus' 'Annals' recounts the major historical events from the years shortly before the death of Augustus to the death of Nero in AD 68. Despite his claim that the 'Annals' were written objectively, Tacitus' account is sharply critical of the emperors' excesses and fearful for the future of imperial Rome
The Cambridge companion to Tacitus by A. J Woodman ( Book )
22 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Tacitus is universally recognised as ancient Rome's greatest writer of history, and his account of the Roman Empire in the first century AD has been fundamental in shaping the modern perception of Rome and its emperors. This Companion provides a new, up-to-date and authoritative assessment of his work and influence which will be invaluable for students and non-specialists as well as of interest to established scholars in the field. First situating Tacitus within the tradition of Roman historical writing and his own contemporary society, it goes on to analyse each of his individual works and then discuss key topics such as his distinctive authorial voice and his views of history and freedom. It ends by tracing Tacitus' reception, beginning with the transition from manuscript to printed editions, and concluding with his significance in the twentieth century, particularly his influence on political thought in early modern Europe"--Provided by publisher
Tacitus and the Tacitean tradition by T. James Luce ( Book )
13 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this volume distinguished scholars from both sides of the Atlantic explore the work of Tacitus in its historical and literary context and also show how his text was interpreted in the sixteenth through eighteenth centuries. Discussed here, for example, are the ways predilections of a particular age color one's reading of a complex author and why a reexamination of these influences is necessary to understand both the author and those who have interpreted him. All of the essays were first prepared for a colloquium on Tacitus held at Princeton University in March 1990. The resulting volume
Past perspectives : studies in Greek and Roman historical writing : papers presented at a conference in Leeds, 6-8 April 1983 ( Book )
3 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Author and audience in Latin literature ( Book )
15 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tacitus reviewed by A. J Woodman ( Book )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Professor Woodman argues that the 'Annals' is a very familiar text, and through this familiarity passages have been misconstrued, perpetuating a distorted view of what Tacitus has to say. The author aims to disclose the true meaning
The Tiberian narrative, 2.94-131 by Velleius Paterculus ( Book )
5 editions published between 1977 and 2004 in English and Latin and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Annals by Cornelius Tacitus ( Book )
13 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and Latin and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Catiline's war ; The Jugurthine war ; Histories by Sallust ( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The earliest Roman historian with complete works to his name, Sallust (86-c. 35 B.C.) was a senator of the Roman Republic and younger contemporary of Cicero, Pompey and Julius Caesar. His Catilino's War tells of the conspiracy in 63 B.C. led by L. Sergius Catilino, who plotted to assassinate numerous senators and take control of the government, but was thwarted by Cicero. Sallust's vivid account of Roman public life shows a Republic in decline, prey to moral corruption and internal strife. In The Jugurthine War he describes Rome's fight in Africa against the king of the Numidians from 111 to 105 B.C., and provides a damning picture of the Roman aristocracy. Also included in this volume are the major surviving extracts from Sallust's now fragmentary Histories, depicting Rome after the death in 78 B.C. of the dictator Sulla." "A. J. Woodman's translation retains the individualism of the original Latin, while his introduction discusses Sallust's life and political career and his approach lo writing history. This edition includes chronologies, further reading, an index, maps and extensive notes."--Jacket
The Caesarian and Augustan narrative (2.41-93) by Velleius Paterculus ( Book )
8 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and Latin and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The annals of Tacitus, Book 3 by Cornelius Tacitus ( Book )
17 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and Latin and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ancient historiography and its contexts : studies in honour of A.J. Woodman ( Book )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This collection of studies on ancient poetry and historiography pays tribute to the distinguished classicist Tony Woodman. It focuses on the impact of rhetoric on both genres, and on the importance of the literature on illuminating the historical Roman context, and the historical context to illuminate the literature
Catullus : poems, books, readers ( Book )
7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In this book, a sequel to Traditions and Contexts in the Poetry of Horace (Cambridge University Press, 2002), ten leading Latin scholars provide specially commissioned in-depth discussions of the poetry of Catullus, one of ancient Rome's most favourite and best loved poets. Some chapters focus on the collection as a whole and the interrelationship of various poems; others deal with intertextuality and translation and Catullus' response to his Greek predecessors, both classical and Hellenistic. Two of the key subjects are the communication of desire and the presentation of the real world. Some chapters provide analyses of individual poems, others discuss how Catullus' poetry was read by Virgil and Ovid. A wide variety of critical approaches is on offer, and in the Epilogue the editors provide a provocative survey of the issues raised by the volume"--
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Woodman, A. J. (Anthony John), 1945-
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