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Author Lerer, Seth, 1955- author.

Title Boethius and dialogue : literary method in The consolation of philosophy / Seth Lerer
Published Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [1985]


Description 1 online resource (278 pages)
Series Princeton legacy library
Contents Frontmatter -- CONTENTS -- A NOTE ON TEXTS -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- INTRODUCTION -- I Readers and Writers: Traditions of the Latin Dialogue -- II. The Search for Voice -- III. Language and Loss in Book Three -- IV. Readings and Rewritings in Book Four -- V.A New Beginning -- APPENDIX Seneca's Plays in The Consolation of Philosophy -- INDEX OF NAMES AND SUBJECTS -- INDEX OF LATIN TERMS
Summary This book treats Boethius' Consolation of Philosophy as a work of imaginative literature, and applies modern techniques of criticism to his writings. The author's central purpose is to demonstrate the methodological and thematic coherence of The Consolation of Philosophy. Originally published in 1985. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes In English
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Subject Boethius, -524 -- Technique
Boethius, -524. De consolatione philosophiae.
SUBJECT Boethius, -524. De consolatione philosophiae
Boethius, -524 -- Technique
Boethius, -524 fast
De consolatione philosophiae (Boethius) fast
Subject Dialogues, Latin -- History and criticism
Philosophy, Medieval.
Rhetoric, Medieval.
PHILOSOPHY -- General.
PHILOSOPHY -- Reference.
Dialogues, Latin
Philosophy, Medieval
Rhetoric, Medieval
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781400857654