The Victorians and Ancient Rome / Edition 1

The Victorians and Ancient Rome / Edition 1

by Norman Vance
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631180761

ISBN-13: 9780631180760

Pub. Date: 04/29/1997

Publisher: Wiley

This is the first full-length study of the impact on Victorian Britain of the history and literature of ancient Rome.

Overview

This is the first full-length study of the impact on Victorian Britain of the history and literature of ancient Rome.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631180760
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/29/1997
Pages:
332
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Note on Translations and Texts.

Part I: Living Rome: Romantics and Revolution: .

1. The Persistence of Rome.

2. Rome and European Revolutions.

3. Rome and the Writing of History.

Part II: Roman Poets in the Nineteenth Century:.

4. Lucretius.

5. Catullus.

6. Virgil.

7. Ovid.

8. Horace.

Part III: Late Victorians and Later Rome:.

9. Fictions of Rome, or, Love, Death and Glory.

10. Rome and Imperial Debate.

11. Decadence, Degeneration and Decline.

Afterword.

Notes and References.

Index.

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