Displaced Persons: The Literature of Exile from Cicero to Boethius

Displaced Persons: The Literature of Exile from Cicero to Boethius

by Jo-Marie Claassen

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ISBN-13: 9780299166441
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date: 08/28/1999
Series: Studies in Classics
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 6.07(w) x 9.19(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Introduction 1(6)
The First Stage: Types and Tales Preamble: Setting the stage and priming the canvas 7(66)
Exiled Persons
9(27)
Exile, power and sublimation
9(2)
Exilic and generic taxonomies
11(4)
Tales of exile: legal, historical and literary sources
15(4)
The consolatory tradition
19(3)
Elements of the consolatory genre and their application
22(5)
Cicero on his own exile: generic variations
27(2)
Protean Ovid
29(2)
Multiple 'I's': a 'truth' stronger than fiction
31(1)
Ovid's invention without parallel
32(4)
The Third Person: Exilic Narrative
36(37)
Myth and literature
36(12)
Political exile in historical context
48(20)
History into myth: Ovid's exilic mythologising
68(5)
The Second Stage: Exilic Outreach Preamble: On the nature of second person exchange 73(82)
Comfort in Exile
77(26)
Cicero
77(8)
Formal consolation
85(17)
The Protean tradition
102(1)
From You to Me: Exilic Apeal
103(29)
Bridging the divide
103(2)
Cicero's letters of appeal
105(5)
Ovid's poems as 'letters from exile'
110(4)
Ovid's use of literary epistolary devices
114(5)
Ovid's poems as portrayal of the conventions of amicitia
119(3)
Appeal to a god: the exilic poems as prayer
122(7)
Non-reply by the second person: the rhetoric of silence
129(2)
Dialogue with posterity
131(1)
From Me to You: Exilic Invective
132(23)
Externalising blame
132(1)
Cieronian invective
133(6)
Ovid's exilic poems as invective
139(8)
Defence as attack: Ovid's controversia against Augustus
147(8)
The Third Stage: Exilic Subjectivity Preamble: Of times and places 155(50)
Retrospection
158(24)
Cicero: rewriting history
158(5)
Dio Chrysostomus: dispassionate appraisal of exile
163(5)
Boethius: calm after the storm
168(5)
Ovid: the self before exile
173(9)
The Horror of Isolation
182(23)
The inner life
182(1)
Cicero's exilic myth
183(2)
Exilic self-sufficiency: time encapsulated and space transcended
185(5)
Ovid's depiction of his place of exile
190(8)
The exiled poet in his surroundings
198(7)
The Fourth Stage: The Poetry of Exile Preamble: Universalising the particular 205(47)
Generic range in the poetry of exile
207(22)
Ciceronian epic
207(3)
Ovid and power
210(1)
Flebile carmen: Ovid's exilic poetry as elegy
211(3)
Exilic recusatio: Ovid's apologia pro vita arteque sua
214(5)
Ovid's answer to the Augustan challenge: the poetry of power repudiated
219(10)
Exile universalised: Ovid's contribution to the exilic genre
229(23)
Ovid's use of convention in his exilic poetry
229(2)
The adynata of exile
231(2)
Ovidian humour in exile
233(5)
Imagery: the creation of the metaphors of exile
238(3)
Poetry ascribed to Seneca
241(3)
Boethius' elegiacs
244(8)
Epilogue 252(7)
Notes 259(54)
Bibliography 313(23)
Index Locorum 336(7)
General Index 343

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