The Full-Knowing Reader: Allusion and the Power of the Reader in the Western Literary Tradition

The Full-Knowing Reader: Allusion and the Power of the Reader in the Western Literary Tradition

by Joseph Pucci

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780300194661
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 06/01/1998
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.64(d)

About the Author


Joseph Pucci is associate professor of classics and in the Program in Medieval Studies at Brown University.

Table of Contents

Preface ix(6)
Introduction xv
Part One The Modern Context 3(48)
1 Contemporary Versions of Allusion
3(24)
2 The Full-Knowing Reader: A New Version of Allusion
27(24)
Part Two The Ancient and Medieval Context 51(60)
3 Versions of Reading
51(32)
4 Versions of Allusion
83(28)
Part Three Reading Allusion: Catullus to Pound 111(148)
5 Swinburne's Battle: Catullus, Callimachus, Anacreon, Sappho
111(38)
6 The Wounded Body: Augustine and Horace
149(29)
7 The Unhealable Wound: Abelard, Ovid, and Lucan
178(21)
8 Scala a Dio: Dante and Ovid
199(24)
9 The Green World: Pound and Contemporary Allusion
223(36)
Index 259

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