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A companion to Latin literature

Author: S J Harrison
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2007.
Series: Blackwell companions to the ancient world. Literature and culture
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A Companion to Latin Literature gives an authoritative account of Latin literature from its beginnings in the third century BC through to the end of the second century AD.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Biography Handbooks, manuals, etc
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: S J Harrison
ISBN: 9781405161312 1405161310
OCLC Number: 225852520
Description: 450 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: List of Figures --
Chronological table --
Notes on Contributors --
Preface --
Reference Works: Abbreviations --
Introduction: Constructing Latin Literature / Stephen Harrison --
Part I: Periods --
1. The Early Republic: the Beginnings to 90 BC / Sander M. Goldberg --
2. The Late Republican/Triumviral period: 90-40 BC --
D.S. Levene --
3. The Augustan Period: 40 BC-AD 14 / Joseph Farrell --
4. The Early Empire: AD 14-68 / Roland Mayer --
5. The High Empire: AD 69-200 / Bruce Gibson --
Part II: Genres --
6. Narrative Epic / Philip Hardie --
7. Didactic Epic / Monica Gale --
8. Roman Tragedy / Elaine Fantham --
9. Comedy, Atellane Farce and Mime / Costas Panayotakis --
10. Pastoral / Stephen Heyworth --
11. Love Elegy / Roy Gibson --
12. Satire / Llewelyn Morgan --
13. Lyric and Iambic / Stephen Harrison --
14. Epigram / Lindsay C. Watson --
15. The Novel / Stephen Harrison --
16. Dialogues and Treatises / J.G.F. Powell --
17. Historiography and Biography / Christina Shuttleworth Kraus --
18. Oratory / D.H. Berry --
19. Epistemology / Catherine Edwards --
Part III: Themes --
20. Decline and Nostalgia / Stephen Harrison --
21. Art and Text / Ja Elsner --
22. The Passions / Robert A. Kaster --
23. Sex and Gender / A.M. Keith --
24. Friendship and Patronage / David Konstan --
25. Romans and Others / Yasmin Syed --
26. Marriage and Family / Susan Treggiari --
27. Slavery and Class / Thomas Habinek --
28. Centre and Periphery / Alessandro Barchiesi --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Blackwell companions to the ancient world. Literature and culture
Responsibility: edited by Stephen Harrison.
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