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Time and antiquity in American empire : Roma redux

Author: Mark Storey, (Literature teacher)
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2021. ©2021
Series: Oxford studies in American literary history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
"This is a book about two empires--ancient Rome and the United States--and what happens to historical time when we think about them together. Ranging from the present day to the late eighteenth century, it tracks how the political and cultural imagination turned Roman antiquity into an object of mutual recognition--an analogy--for the imperial US state, sometimes for the sake of its justification and perpetuation,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Storey, Mark.
Time and antiquity in American Empire.
Oxford : Oxford University Press USA - OSO, 2021
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Storey, (Literature teacher)
ISBN: 9780192644985 019264498X 9780191914409 0191914401
OCLC Number: 1241451818
Description: 1 online resource (202 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction: Roma ReduxPart One: Histories1: Republic2: SlavePart Two: Genres3: Dominion Without End: Christian Fiction4: Among the Ruins: Travel Narratives5: Waiting for the Barbarians: Science FictionEpilogue: Roma Finita
Series Title: Oxford studies in American literary history.
Responsibility: Mark Storey.


This cultural history of the American empire via ancient Rome tracks the way writers and artists have imagined Roman antiquity as an analogy that variously bolsters and critiques American imperial  Read more...


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