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Franklin Record - Latin literature [electronic resource] / Susanna Morton Braund.

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Latin literature [electronic resource] / Susanna Morton Braund.

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Author/Creator:
Braund, Susanna Morton.
Publication:
London ; New York : Routledge, 2002.
Series:
Classical foundations.
Classical foundations
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xvi, 304 p.) : ill., map
Subjects:
Latin literature -- History and criticism.
Rome -- In literature.
Contents:
Virgil and the meaning of the Aeneid.
Role models for Roman women and men in Livy.
What is Latin literature?
What does studying Latin literature involve?
Making Roman identity: multiculturalism, militarism and masculinity.
Performance and spectacle, life and death.
Intersections of power: praise, politics and patrons.
Annihilation and abjection: living death and living slavery.
Writing 'real' lives.
Introspection and individual identity.
Literary texture and intertextuality.
Metapoetics.
Allegory.
Overcoming an inferiority complex: the relationship with Greek literature.
Building Rome and building Roman literature.
Extract from Darkness visible / by W.R. Johnson.
Who's afraid of literary theory? / by Simon Goldhill.
Notes:
Description based on print version record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 296-297) and index.
Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on print version record.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Francis A. Jackson Memorial Fund.
Contributor:
ebrary, Inc.
Francis A. Jackson Memorial Fund.
ISBN:
0203996852 (electronic bk.)
9780203996850 (electronic bk.)
0415195179 (hb)
9780415195171 (hb)
0415195187 (pbk.)
9780415195188 (pbk.)
Publisher no.:
99952918653
Web link:
The Francis A. Jackson Memorial Fund Home Page
The Francis A. Jackson Memorial Fund Home Page  Bookplate

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