The Resource Roman epic : an interpretive introduction, by Michael von Albrecht

Roman epic : an interpretive introduction, by Michael von Albrecht

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Roman epic : an interpretive introduction
Title
Roman epic
Title remainder
an interpretive introduction
Statement of responsibility
by Michael von Albrecht
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • englat
  • lat
  • eng
Summary
This book discusses some works of these poets: Livius Andronicus, Naevius, Ennius, Virgil, Ovid, Albinovanus Pedo, Cornelius Severus, Lucan, Valerius Flaccus, Statius, Silius Italicus, Claudian, and Corippus
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Albrecht, Michael von
Index
index present
Language note
Passages in Latin frequently excerpted, with English translation following
LC call number
PA6054
LC item number
.A4 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava. Supplementum,
Series volume
v. 189
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Epic poetry, Latin
  • History, Ancient, in literature
  • Literature and history
  • Rhetoric, Ancient
  • Epic poetry, Latin
  • History, Ancient, in literature
  • Literature
  • Literature and history
  • Rhetoric, Ancient
  • Epen
  • Latijn
  • Rhétorique antique.
  • Littérature et histoire
  • Histoire ancienne
  • Épopées latines
  • Rome
  • Rome (Empire)
  • Rome
Label
Roman epic : an interpretive introduction, by Michael von Albrecht
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [341]-359) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I. Introduction: Intertextuality and Rhetoric. Roman Epic Poets and Their Readers -- II. Livius Andronicus: Inuentio. The Rediscovery of the Odyssey and the Invention of a Poetic Language -- III. Naevius: Dispositio. The Clash of Myth and History -- IV. Ennius: Elocutio. A Horse Simile or A Clash of Two Cultures. A Hellenistic Poet in an Archaic Society -- V. Virgil -- 1. Prooemium. The Poet and His Reader. The Iliad and the Odyssey as Subtexts to the Proem of the Aeneid -- 2. Narratio. Aeneas' Account of his Flight -- 3. Inuentio I. Virgil's View of History in the Catalogue of Heroes (Aen. 6. 679-899) -- 4. Inuentio II. Turnus, a Tragic Hero? Virgil and Aristotle -- 5. Dispositio. Double Inversion and the Rhetoric of Silence -- 6. Elocutio I. Virgil's Similes and the Genesis of the Aeneid -- 7. Elocutio II. On the Use of Tenses in the Aeneid -- VI. Ovid -- 1. Inuentio. Ovid and His Readers -- 2. Prooemium. Ovid's Arachne and Human Creativity -- 3. Elocutio. Similes in Ovid's Metamorphoses and Their Functions -- 4. Clash of Genres. Gods and Religion in Ovid's Metamorphoses with Special Regard to Venus and Elegy -- 5. Clash of Systems of Values. The Daughters of Anius -- VII. Albinovanus Pedo: Elocutio and Defamiliarization. The Thrill of a First Experience -- VIII. Cornelius Severus: Death and Poetic Survival of Oratory -- IX. Lucan: The Revival of Epic through Science and Rhetoric -- X. Valerius Flaccus: Elocutio. The Myth of Io or the Magic of the Present Participle -- XI. Statius: The Futility of Rhetoric. Achilles under the Spell of Beauty (Achilleid 1. 242-396) -- XII. Silius Italicus -- 1. Intertextuality as Guiding Principle of Invention -- 2. From Elegy to Epic. Claudia Quinta: Beauty under False Suspicion -- XIII. Claudian: Poetic Rhetoric and Intertextuality. Proserpina's Tapestry -- XIV. Corippus: Transformation of Epic Imagery
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 371 pages
Isbn
9789004112926
Lccn
98049755
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)40298432
  • (OCoLC)ocm40298432
Label
Roman epic : an interpretive introduction, by Michael von Albrecht
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [341]-359) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I. Introduction: Intertextuality and Rhetoric. Roman Epic Poets and Their Readers -- II. Livius Andronicus: Inuentio. The Rediscovery of the Odyssey and the Invention of a Poetic Language -- III. Naevius: Dispositio. The Clash of Myth and History -- IV. Ennius: Elocutio. A Horse Simile or A Clash of Two Cultures. A Hellenistic Poet in an Archaic Society -- V. Virgil -- 1. Prooemium. The Poet and His Reader. The Iliad and the Odyssey as Subtexts to the Proem of the Aeneid -- 2. Narratio. Aeneas' Account of his Flight -- 3. Inuentio I. Virgil's View of History in the Catalogue of Heroes (Aen. 6. 679-899) -- 4. Inuentio II. Turnus, a Tragic Hero? Virgil and Aristotle -- 5. Dispositio. Double Inversion and the Rhetoric of Silence -- 6. Elocutio I. Virgil's Similes and the Genesis of the Aeneid -- 7. Elocutio II. On the Use of Tenses in the Aeneid -- VI. Ovid -- 1. Inuentio. Ovid and His Readers -- 2. Prooemium. Ovid's Arachne and Human Creativity -- 3. Elocutio. Similes in Ovid's Metamorphoses and Their Functions -- 4. Clash of Genres. Gods and Religion in Ovid's Metamorphoses with Special Regard to Venus and Elegy -- 5. Clash of Systems of Values. The Daughters of Anius -- VII. Albinovanus Pedo: Elocutio and Defamiliarization. The Thrill of a First Experience -- VIII. Cornelius Severus: Death and Poetic Survival of Oratory -- IX. Lucan: The Revival of Epic through Science and Rhetoric -- X. Valerius Flaccus: Elocutio. The Myth of Io or the Magic of the Present Participle -- XI. Statius: The Futility of Rhetoric. Achilles under the Spell of Beauty (Achilleid 1. 242-396) -- XII. Silius Italicus -- 1. Intertextuality as Guiding Principle of Invention -- 2. From Elegy to Epic. Claudia Quinta: Beauty under False Suspicion -- XIII. Claudian: Poetic Rhetoric and Intertextuality. Proserpina's Tapestry -- XIV. Corippus: Transformation of Epic Imagery
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 371 pages
Isbn
9789004112926
Lccn
98049755
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)40298432
  • (OCoLC)ocm40298432

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