Petronius and the Anatomy of Fiction

Petronius and the Anatomy of Fiction

by Victoria Rimell
     
 

Explores corporeality as a metaphor and its implications for the unity of the text.See more details below

Overview

Explores corporeality as a metaphor and its implications for the unity of the text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521815864
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/01/2002
Pages:
250
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)
Lexile:
1730L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Introduction: corporealities; 1. Rhetorical red herrings; 2. Behind the scenes; 3. The beast within; 4. From the horse's mouth; 5. Bella intestina; 6. Regurgitating Polyphemus; 7. Scars of knowledge; 8. How to eat Virgil; 9. Ghost stories; 10. Decomposing rhythms; 11. Conclusion: licence and labyrinths; Appendices; Bibliography; Index of passages discussed; Index of subjects.

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