The Resource Roman literary culture : from Plautus to Macrobius, Elaine Fantham

Roman literary culture : from Plautus to Macrobius, Elaine Fantham

Label
Roman literary culture : from Plautus to Macrobius
Title
Roman literary culture
Title remainder
from Plautus to Macrobius
Statement of responsibility
Elaine Fantham
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
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Fantham, Elaine
Index
index present
LC call number
PA6003
LC item number
.F36 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Ancient society and history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Latin literature
  • Literature and history
  • Intellectual life
  • Latin literature
  • Literature and history
  • Leesgewoonten
  • Publiek
  • Bellettrie
  • Latijn
  • Latein
  • Literatur
  • Literarisches Leben
  • Rome
  • Rome (Empire)
  • Romeinse rijk
  • Römisches Reich
Label
Roman literary culture : from Plautus to Macrobius, Elaine Fantham
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction. Toward a social history of Latin literature ; Author, audience, and medium ; Ennius and Cato, two early writers ; New genres of literature, from Lucilius to Apuleius ; Generic preoccupations -- One. Starting from scratch ; Drama -- the first literary genre ; Comedy: Naevius, Plautus, and Terence ; The tragic tradition ; Patriotism and history in poetry and prose ; The first Latin history: Cato's Origines ; From the Gracchi to Sulla: Lucilian satire and the new individualism ; Catullus and Lucretius -- Two. Rome at the end of the Republic ; Roman education, for better or worse ; Literature and nationalism ; Literature and the amateur ; Literary studies and the recreation of literary history ; Literature and scholarship: Cicero's evidence for the studies of Caesar and Varro -- Three. The coming of the principate: "Augustan" literary culture ; Two survivors: the new poets Gallus and Virgil ; The Roman poetry book, a new literary form ; Private and public patronage ; The emperor as theme and patron ; The best of patrons, and the patron's greater friend ; Performance and readership ; Spoken and written prose in Augustan society: rhetoric as training and display ; The first real histories -- Four. Un-Augustan activities ; The literature of youth ; Love and elegy ; Ovid the scapegoat, and the sorrows of Augustus ; Innocence and power of the book
  • Five. An inhibited generation: suppression and survival ; Permissible literature: prose ; Moral treatises and letters ; Didactic and descriptive poetry ; The tastes and prejudices of Augustus's imperial successors ; The divergence of theater and drama -- Six. Between Nero and Domitian: the challenge to poetry ; The Neronian revival ; Poetry and parody in a new setting ; Vicissitudes of the epic muse ; Professional poets in the time of Domitian -- Seven. Literature and the governing classes: from the accession of Vespasian to the death of Trajan ; Equestrian and senatorial writers: a changing elite ; Choices of literary career: fame or survival? ; Pliny's letters and his literary world ; The public world of the senator and orator ; The world of the auditorium
  • Eight. Literary culture in decline: the Antonine years ; Hadrian, the Philhellene ; The traveling sophists ; The provinces and Latin culture ; Marcus Aurelius and his teachers ; Aulus Gellius, the eternal student in Rome and Greece ; Apuleius, the ultimate word artist -- Nine. Classical literary culture and the impact of christianity ; Tertullian and his successors ; Diocletian and a generation of political change ; Ausonius ; The controversy over the Altar of victory: Symmachus and Prudentius ; Claudian ; The maturity of christian prose: Jerome and Augustine ; Macrobius: the last celebrant of secular literary culture
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
xx, 338 pages
Isbn
9781421408361
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012035467
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
40022472636
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)809250626
  • (OCoLC)ocn809250626
Label
Roman literary culture : from Plautus to Macrobius, Elaine Fantham
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction. Toward a social history of Latin literature ; Author, audience, and medium ; Ennius and Cato, two early writers ; New genres of literature, from Lucilius to Apuleius ; Generic preoccupations -- One. Starting from scratch ; Drama -- the first literary genre ; Comedy: Naevius, Plautus, and Terence ; The tragic tradition ; Patriotism and history in poetry and prose ; The first Latin history: Cato's Origines ; From the Gracchi to Sulla: Lucilian satire and the new individualism ; Catullus and Lucretius -- Two. Rome at the end of the Republic ; Roman education, for better or worse ; Literature and nationalism ; Literature and the amateur ; Literary studies and the recreation of literary history ; Literature and scholarship: Cicero's evidence for the studies of Caesar and Varro -- Three. The coming of the principate: "Augustan" literary culture ; Two survivors: the new poets Gallus and Virgil ; The Roman poetry book, a new literary form ; Private and public patronage ; The emperor as theme and patron ; The best of patrons, and the patron's greater friend ; Performance and readership ; Spoken and written prose in Augustan society: rhetoric as training and display ; The first real histories -- Four. Un-Augustan activities ; The literature of youth ; Love and elegy ; Ovid the scapegoat, and the sorrows of Augustus ; Innocence and power of the book
  • Five. An inhibited generation: suppression and survival ; Permissible literature: prose ; Moral treatises and letters ; Didactic and descriptive poetry ; The tastes and prejudices of Augustus's imperial successors ; The divergence of theater and drama -- Six. Between Nero and Domitian: the challenge to poetry ; The Neronian revival ; Poetry and parody in a new setting ; Vicissitudes of the epic muse ; Professional poets in the time of Domitian -- Seven. Literature and the governing classes: from the accession of Vespasian to the death of Trajan ; Equestrian and senatorial writers: a changing elite ; Choices of literary career: fame or survival? ; Pliny's letters and his literary world ; The public world of the senator and orator ; The world of the auditorium
  • Eight. Literary culture in decline: the Antonine years ; Hadrian, the Philhellene ; The traveling sophists ; The provinces and Latin culture ; Marcus Aurelius and his teachers ; Aulus Gellius, the eternal student in Rome and Greece ; Apuleius, the ultimate word artist -- Nine. Classical literary culture and the impact of christianity ; Tertullian and his successors ; Diocletian and a generation of political change ; Ausonius ; The controversy over the Altar of victory: Symmachus and Prudentius ; Claudian ; The maturity of christian prose: Jerome and Augustine ; Macrobius: the last celebrant of secular literary culture
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
xx, 338 pages
Isbn
9781421408361
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012035467
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
40022472636
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)809250626
  • (OCoLC)ocn809250626

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