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Now and Rome : Lucan and Vergil as theorists of politics and space

Author: Ika Willis
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2011.
Series: Continuum studies in classical reception
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Offers discussion of themes such as spatiality, temporality and sovereignty in Latin literature, drawing upon key conteporary critical theorists. This title deals with the way that sovereign power  Read more...

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Named Person: Virgil.; Virgil.; Lucan; Virgil; Lucan; Publius Vergilius Maro; Lucanus; Lucan; Virgil.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ika Willis
ISBN: 9781441120519 1441120513
OCLC Number: 606767017
Description: ix, 186 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements; Introduction: Empire After Earth; 1. Aratrum (Plough) - Hannah Arendt and the Agricultural Archive; Interlude I: Fast Car; 2. Fulmen (Lightning): Paul Virilio's Politics at the Speed of Light 86; Interlude II: Romulus and Remus; 3. Hostis (Enemy): Carl Schmitt and the War of the Words; Interlude III: Templum; 4. Fas (Speakability): Jacques Derrida's Writing of Space; Interlude IV: Terminology; 5. Now: The Angel, the Boat, and the Storm in Walter Benjamin; Bibliography; Index of Passages Discussed; General Index.
Series Title: Continuum studies in classical reception
Responsibility: Ika Willis.

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