Cicero's Correspondence: A Literary Study

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Overview

This study breaks new ground in exploring the letters of Cicero, one of the most important Latin prose writers, whose letters have remained unaccountably neglected. The volume shows that Cicero's letters should be regarded as artistic works, of no less value for being bound up with personal situations, providing a remarkable insight into contemporary culture and literature. All Latin in the text is translated.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780198150664
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 3/28/1998
  • Pages: 256
  • Lexile: 1290L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.70 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 0.90 (d)

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Table of Contents

List of Dates
Abbreviations
1 The Letters and Literature 1
2 Exile 25
3 Consolation 49
4 Narrative 78
5 Dialogue 113
6 Time 139
7 Humour 172
Bibliography 200
Index of Passages Discussed 217
General Index 223
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