Roman Constructions: Readings in Postmodern Latin

Roman Constructions: Readings in Postmodern Latin

by Don Fowler

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198153092
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 01/28/2000
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Making it Up 1(4)
Postmodernism, Romantic Irony, and Classical Closure
5(30)
Part I: Points of View 35(74)
Deviant Focalization in Vergil's Aeneid
40(24)
Narrate and Describe: The Problem of Ekphrasis
64(22)
Even Better than the Real Thing: A Tale of Two Cities
86(23)
Part II: Intertextualities 109(60)
On the Shoulders of Giants: Intertextuality and Classical Studies
115(23)
Philosophy and Literature in Lucretian Intertextuality
138(18)
Pyramus, Thisbe, King Kong: Ovid and the Presence of Poetry
156(13)
Part III: Realities 169(66)
Opening the Gates of War: Aeneid 7. 601--640
173(20)
The Ruin of Time: Monuments and Survival at Rome
193(25)
God the Father (Himself) in Vergil
218(17)
Part IV: Ending Up 235(74)
First Thoughts on Closure: Problems and Prospects
239(45)
Second Thoughts on Closure
284(25)
Bibliography 309(32)
Index 341

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