ISBN-10:
0715628828
ISBN-13:
9780715628829
Pub. Date:
07/28/2000
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Lucretius in the Modern World

Lucretius in the Modern World

by W.R. Johnson
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ISBN-13: 9780715628829
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 07/28/2000
Series: Classical Inter/Faces Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.37(d)

About the Author

W.R. Johnson is John Matthews Manly Professor of Classics and Comparative Literature, Emeritus, at the University of Chicago. He is the author of several books on Latin literature, including Darkness Visible and Horace and the Dialectic of Freedom.

Table of Contents

Preface
Part I The Poem Itself
1. No Truth But in Atoms
2. The Gospel of Pleasure
Part II Our Lucretius
3. A Genealogy of Melancholy
4. The Anti-Lucretius Himself
5. Wizards in Bondage
Bibliography
Index

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