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The taste for nothingness : a study of Virtus and related themes in Lucan's Bellum civile

Author: R Sklenář
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author explores the nihilistic view of the cosmos expressed by the poet and relates this perspective to the philosophical system of the Stoics

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Sklenář, R. (Robert), 1963-
Taste for nothingness.
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2003
(OCoLC)647337194
Named Person: Lucan; Marcus Annaeus Lucanus; Marcus Annaeus Lucanus
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R Sklenář
ISBN: 0472113100 9780472113101
OCLC Number: 50722307
Description: viii, 158 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Lucan the Nihilist --
2. The Paladins of Decadence --
3. The Futility of Goodness --
4. Aemula Virtus.
Responsibility: R. Sklenář.
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