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Lucan

Author: Charles Tesoriero; Frances Muecke; Tamara Neal
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Series: Oxford readings in classical studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A selection of essential essays, by leading scholars, on Lucan's civil war epic, De Bello Civili. Five essays appear in English for the first time, and quotations from Latin and Greek have been  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
études diverses
Named Person: Lucan; Marcus Annaeus Lucanus; Lucain.; Lucain; Lucain; Lucain; Marcus Annaeus Lucanus
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Tesoriero; Frances Muecke; Tamara Neal
ISBN: 9780199277223 0199277222 0199277230 9780199277230
OCLC Number: 313664836
Language Note: Chapters 1, 15 and 16 are translated from the German, ch. 2 is translated from the Italian and ch. 3 from the French.
Description: x, 537 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Susanna Braund --
Lucan as the transmitter of ancient pathos / Eduard Fraenkel --
The proem of Pharsalia / Gian Biagio Conte --
Is the eulogy of Nero at the beginning of the Parsalia ironic? / Pierre Grimal --
Lucan and the declamation schools / Stanley F. Bonner --
Lucan's use of Virgilian reminiscence / Lynette Thompson and R.T. Bruère --
Stimulos dedit aemula virtus : Lucan and Homer reconsidered / C.M.C. Green --
The oak and the lightning : Lucan, Bellum civile 1. 135-157 / Judith A. Rosner-Siegel --
Lucan's Caesar and the sacred grove : deforestation and enlightenment in Antiquity / Matthew Leigh --
Lucan and the history of the civil war / A.W. Lintott --
The politician Lucan / Charles Martindale --
Lucan's imagery of cosmic dissolution / Michael Lapidge --
Lucan's Auctor vix fidelis / Kirk Ormand --
Stat magni nominis umbra : Lucan on the greatness of Pompeius Magnus / D.C. Feeney --
Indocilis privata loqui : the characterization of Lucan's Caesar / Martin Helzle --
Cato, Caesar, and fortune in Lucan / Wolf H. Friedrich --
Lucan's Caesar at Troy / Otto Zwierlein --
Lucan/the word at war / John Henderson.
Series Title: Oxford readings in classical studies.
Responsibility: edited by Charles Tesoriero ; assisted by Frances Muecke and Tamara Neal ; with an introduction by Susanna Braund.

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The eloquence, varuety, and now greaater accessibility of its contributions make this collection a teaching resource of tremendous value. * Sean Easton, Gustavus Adolphus College *

 
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