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Author Nill, Hans-Peter, author

Title Gewalt und Unmaking in Lucans Bellum Civile : Textanalysen aus narratologischer, wirkungsasthetischer und gewaltsoziologischer Perspektive / Hans-Peter Nill
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2018]


Description 1 online resource
Series Amsterdam Studies in Classical Philology ; 27
Amsterdam studies in classical philology ; 27.
Contents Einleitung -- Asthetik und Zerstuckelung: Marius Gratidianus -- Verdichtung: Massensterben und Tiberflut -- Tension: Die Seeschlacht vor Massilia -- Suspense: Hercules vs. Antaeus -- Exzess: Pharsalus -- Schluss: Narrative Gewalt als Unmaking
Summary In Gewalt und Unmaking in Lucans Bellum Civile Hans-Peter Nill offers a theoretical approach to essential narrative representations of violence in Lucan's civil war epic, combining theories and methods of narratology, reception aesthetics, and sociology. The focus of the analyses lies on the configurations and modes of violence as represented in the text. The objective is to present 'Lucanesque violence' as a multifaceted, open structure, instead of reducing it to allegedly 'typical' scenes. The study aims to demonstrate that the narrated world (fabula) and its narrative representation (story) become dynamically intertwined by means of violence, which has a disturbing effect on narrative immersion. Altogether, Unmaking is exemplified by aspects such as aesthetics and mutilation, densification, tension, suspense, and excess"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Lucan, 39-65. Pharsalia.
Lucan, 39-65
SUBJECT Pharsalia (Lucan) fast
Subject Violence in literature.
Violence in literature
Genre/Form Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2018051448
ISBN 9789004379459