Papers of the Leeds International Latin Seminar,Sixth Volume,1990. Roman Poetry and Drama;Greek Epic,Comedy,Rhetoric (Arca,Classical and Medieval Texts,Papers and Monographs 29)

Papers of the Leeds International Latin Seminar,Sixth Volume,1990. Roman Poetry and Drama;Greek Epic,Comedy,Rhetoric (Arca,Classical and Medieval Texts,Papers and Monographs 29)

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Overview

Papers of the Leeds International Latin Seminar, Sixth Volume continues the series begun with the five volumes of Papers of the Liverpool Latin Seminar. Like the earlier volumes, it includes some of the papers, in revised form, presented at meetings of the Seminar, together with other contributions. Malcolm Heath joins for the first time in the editorship with Francis Cairns. Covering a wide range of topics in Latin and Greek literature, PLLS 6 offers sixteen papers (all in English) by scholars from seven countries.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780905205816
Publisher: Francis Cairns Publications
Publication date: 12/01/1990
Series: Arca Classical and Medieval Texts, Papers and Monographs Series , #29
Pages: 375
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

About the Author

Francis Cairns is Professor of Classical Languages at The Florida State University, having previously held the Chair of Latin in the University of Liverpool and the Chair of Latin Language and Literature in the University of Leeds. He is the author of numerous articles and of Generic Composition in Greek and Roman Poetry (1972), Tibullus: A Hellenistic Poet at Rome (1979), Virgil's Augustan Epic (1989), Sextus Propertius: The Augustan Elegist (2006), Papers on Roman Elegy (1969-2003) (2007), Roman Lyric: Collected Papers on Catullus and Horace (2012) and Hellenistic Epigram: Contexts of Exploration (2016).

Table of Contents

ROMAN POETRY AND DRAMA


W. Stockert: Wood and wax: 'hendiadys' in Plautus (1-11)
L. Watson: Rustic Suffenus (Catullus 22) and literary rusticity (13-33)
R. Mayer: The epic of Lucretius (35-43)
S.J. Harrison: Dictamnum and moly: Vergil Aeneid 12.411-19 (45-47)
N. Horsfall: Virgil and the illusory footnote (49-63)
J.-M. Claassen: Ovid's poetic Pontus (65-94)
R.G.M. Nisbet: The dating of Seneca's tragedies, with special reference to the Thyestes (95-114)
P. Cutolo: The genre of the Copa (115-119)
T.E.S. Flintoff: Juvenal's Fourth Satire (121-37)
R. Cuccioli: The 'banquet' in Juvenal Satire 5 (139-143)
A. Hardie: Juvenal and the condition of letters: the Seventh Satire (145-209)
GREEK EPIC, COMEDY, RHETORIC
G. Zanker: Loyalty in the Iliad (211-27)
M. Heath: Some deceptions in Aristophanes(229-40)
P.G. McC. Brown: Plots and prostitutes in Greek New Comedy (241-66
M. Dickie: Talos bewitched: magic, atomic theory and paradoxography in Apollonius Argonautica 4.1638-88 (267-96)
J. Moles: The Kingship Orations of Dio Chrysostom (297-375


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