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Constructing Literature in the Roman Republic: Poetry and Its Reception


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November 2005

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Constructing Literature in the Roman Republic examines the problem of Rome's literary development by shifting attention from Rome's writers to its readers. This book explores the development of this literary sensibility from the Romans' early interest in epic and drama, through the invention of satire and the eventual enshrining of books in the public collections that became so important to Horace and Ovid.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

1. The Muse arrives; 2. Becoming literature; 3. Comedy at work; 4. Dido's furies; 5. Enter satire; 6. Roman helicon.

Portrait

Sander M. Goldberg is professor of classics at the University of California, Los Angeles. The author of The Making of Meander's Comedy, Understanding Terence, and Epic in Republican Rome, he has held fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Fulbright-Hays Commission.

Pressestimmen

Review of the hardback: 'Inquisitive, zestful, enthusiastic...' Bryn Mawr Classical Review
EAN: 9780521854610
ISBN: 052185461X
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2005
Seitenanzahl: 249 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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