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Irony and misreading in the Annals of Tacitus

Author: Ellen O'Gorman
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
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This book is a literary analysis of the language and style of Tacitus' Annals. The political context of first-second century AD Rome is also taken into consideration. Issues relating to the study of narrative, Roman politics and theories of history are addressed in the course of the discussion.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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O'Gorman, Ellen.
Irony and misreading in the Annals of Tacitus.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000
(DLC) 99026462
(OCoLC)41090802
Named Person: Cornelius Tacitus; Cornelius Tacitus; Tacite; Tacite.; Cornelius Tacitus; Tacite; Cornelius Tacitus; Cornelius Tacitus; Cornelius Tacitus
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen O'Gorman
ISBN: 0511017448 9780511017445 0511048556 9780511048555 0511033311 9780511033315 9780511482335 0511482337 6610420793 9786610420797
OCLC Number: 51208905
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 200 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; 1 Introduction: irony, history, reading; 2 Imperium sine Fine: problems of definition in Annals I; 3 Germanicus and the reader in the text; 4 Reading Tiberius at face value; 5 Obliteration and the literate emperor; 6 The empress's plot; 7 Ghostwriting the emperor Nero; 8 Conclusion: the end of history; Bibliography; General Index; Index Locorum.
Responsibility: Ellen O'Gorman.
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