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Emotion, restraint, and community in ancient Rome

Author: Robert A Kaster
Publisher: Oxford, England ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Series: Classical culture and society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Emotion, Restraint, and Community in Ancient Rome is an essay in cultural psychology. By examining the ways in which emotions, and talk about emotions, reinforce cultural norms, it aims to understand the interplay between the emotions and the ethics of the Roman upper classes in the late Republic and early Empire. How (in the Roman view) is virtuous behavior shaped by the emotions? How in particular do various
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Kaster, Robert A.
Emotion, restraint, and community in ancient Rome.
Oxford, England ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
(OCoLC)607736307
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert A Kaster
ISBN: 0195140788 9780195140781
OCLC Number: 55738024
Description: ix, 245 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Between respect and shame: verecundia and the art of social worry --
Fifty ways to feel your pudor --
The structure of paenitentia and the egoism of regret --
Invidia is one thing, invidia quite another --
The dynamics of fastidium and the ideology of disgust --
Being "wholly" Roman.
Series Title: Classical culture and society.
Responsibility: Robert A. Kaster.
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Examines the ways in which emotions, and talk about emotions, interacted with the ethics of the Roman upper classes in the late Republic and early Empire. This book considers how various Roman forms  Read more...

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Kaster's recent monograph is a rich, stimulating investigation of a particular set of Roman emotions. * Matthew B. Roller, John Hopkins University *

 
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