Statius: Poet Between Rome and Naples (BOK)

Carole E. Newlands

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This book examines the poetry of Statius (c. 40-96 AD), in relation to significant social and cultural issues of his day, in particular shifting attitudes to Hellenism, gender and Roman imperialism. It also discusses the reception of Statius' poetry in the Middle Ages, when his reputation was at its zenith. Medieval interpretations of Statius' epics suggest that their popularity rested in part on the prominence they give to female action and the female voice, thus suggesting new expressive and generic possibilities.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2012 Forfatter Carole E. Newlands
Forlag
Bloomsbury Academic
ISBN 9781780932132
Antall sider 224 Vekt 350 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Emner og form Literary studies: classical, early & medieval, Literary studies: poetry & poets