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Horace's narrative Odes

Horace's narrative Odes

Author: Michèle Lowrie
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

This book analyses the different use of lyric and narrative in Horace's Odes. On the formal level, numerous odes contain narration. Together they tell a larger story about the aesthetic and political  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Horace.; Horace; Horace.; Quintus Horatius Flaccus; Horace.; Horace.; Horace (0065?-0008? av. J.-C.).; Quintus Horatius Flaccus
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michèle Lowrie
ISBN: 0198150539 9780198150534
OCLC Number: 37505064
Language Note: In English with some Latin and Greek.
Description: viii, 382 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Abbreviations --
Introduction (starting p. 1) --
Pt. 1 The Poetics of Presence/The Poetics of Immortality --
1 Lyric Discourses (starting p. 19) --
2 The Time of Writing and of Song (starting p. 49) --
3 Forbidding Mourning (starting p. 77) --
Pt. II Lyric Narratives --
4 Programmatic Narrative: Degrees of Relevance (starting p. 97) --
5 History and Epic: Civil War (starting p. 138) --
6 Personal Narrative and the Fantastic, or, the Poet Out of Bounds (starting p. 187) --
7 History and Epic: The Roman Odes (starting p. 224) --
8 Narrative Seduction (starting p. 266) --
9 Praising Caesar (starting p. 317) --
References (starting p. 353) --
Index Locorum (starting p. 369) --
General Index (starting p. 375)
Other Titles: Narrative Odes
Responsibility: Michèle Lowrie.
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The vastness of the Horatian literary treasure is difficult for any single volume, but Lowrie manages well ... Lowrie reads the texts closely and often offers challenging, fresh insights ... Lowrie Read more...

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