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A companion to Latin literature

Author: S J Harrison
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., ©2005.
Series: Blackwell companions to the ancient world., Literature and culture.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
""Essay after essay conveys the excitement of research into the ancient world, showing that nothing is settled, that there are always new questions and new ideas. The essays are lively and provocative, making representative use of source material and enticing readers to enter into the debate themselves ... There is little to criticise in this volume ... This 'Companion' titillates the reader into thinking about  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Handbooks and manuals
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Companion to Latin literature.
Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., ©2005
(DLC) 2004005855
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: S J Harrison
ISBN: 9780470996683 0470996684 9781405161312 1405161310 1405137371 9781405137379 0631235299 9780631235293 1782684735 9781782684732 1280198702 9781280198700 9786610198702 6610198705 0470707410 9780470707418
OCLC Number: 184983652
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 450 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction : constructing Latin literature / Stephen Harrison --
The early republic : the beginnings to 90 BC / Sander M. Goldberg --
The late republican/triumviral period, 90-40 BC / D.S. Levene --
The Augustan period, 40BC-AD 14 / Joseph Farrell --
The early empire, AD 14-68 / Roland Mayer --
The high empire, AD 69-200 / Bruce Gibson --
Narrative epic / Philip Hardie --
Didactic epic / Monica Gale --
Roman tragedy / Elaine Fantham --
Comedy, atellane farce and mime / Costas Panayotakis --
Pastoral / Stephen Heyworth --
Love elegy / Roy Gibson --
Satire / Llewelyn Morgan --
Lyric and iambic / Stephen Harrison --
Epigram / Lindsay C. Watson --
The novel / Stephen Harrison --
Dialogues and treatises / J.G.F. Powell --
Historiography and biography / Christina Shuttleworth Kraus --
Oratory / D.H. Berry --
Epistolography / Catharine Edwards --
Decline and nostalgia / Stephen Harrison --
Art and text / Jaś Elsner --
The passions / Robert A. Kaster --
Sex and gender / A.M. Keith --
Friendship and patronage / David Konstan --
Romans and others / Yasmin Syed --
Marriage and family / Susan Treggiari --
Slavery and class / Thomas Habinek --
Centre and periphery / Alessandro Barchiesi.
Series Title: Blackwell companions to the ancient world., Literature and culture.
Responsibility: edited by Stephen Harrison.
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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.  Read more...


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