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Title Lucan / edited by Charles Tesoriero
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010

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Description 1 online resource (551 pages)
Series Oxford Readings in Classical Studies
Oxford readings in classical studies.
Contents Contents; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Lucan as the Transmitter of Ancient Pathos; 2. The Proem of the Pharsalia; 3. Is the Eulogy of Nero at the Beginning of the Pharsalia Ironic?; 4. Lucan and the Declamation Schools; 5. Lucan's Use of Virgilian Reminiscence; 6. Stimulos Dedit Aemula Virtus: Lucan and Homer Reconsidered; 7. The Oak and the Lightning: Lucan, Bellum Civile 1. 135157; 8. Lucan's Caesar and the Sacred Grove: Deforestation and Enlightenment in Antiquity; 9. Lucan and the History of the Civil War; 10. The Politician Lucan; 11. Lucan's Imagery of Cosmic Dissolution
12. Lucan's Auctor vix fidelis13. Stat Magni Nominis Umbra: Lucan on the Greatness of Pompeius Magnus; 14. Indocilis Privata Loqui: The Characterization of Lucan's Caesar; 15. Cato, Caesar, and Fortune in Lucan; 16. Lucan's Caesar at Troy; 17. Lucan/The Word at War; References; Index
Summary This book makes available in convenient form a selection of seminal articles on the Roman poet Lucan's grim epic, written in the time of Nero, on the world-changing civil war between Caesar and Pompey in the mid first century BC. The selection enables the reader of Lucan's work to trace the emergence of vital critical perspectives and controversies and the diverse approaches that have been applied to them. Five essays appear in English for the first time, and quotations from Latinand Greek have been translated. A specially written Introduction, by Susanna Braund, provides an up-to-date guide t
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Online resource; title from PDF file page (EBSCO, viewed April 8, 2019)
Subject Lucan, 39-65. Pharsalia.
SUBJECT Pharsalia (Lucan) fast (OCoLC)fst01356201
Subject POETRY -- Ancient, Classical & Medieval.
Form Electronic book
Author Tesoriero, Charles, 1973-2005.
ISBN 9780191557170
019155717X