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Title Brill's companion to Lucan / edited by Paolo Asso
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011


Description 1 online resource (xxi, 625 pages)
Series Brill's companions in classical studies
Brill's companions in classical studies.
Contents A controversial life / Elaine Fantham -- The Bellum civile as a Roman epic / Joseph D. Reed -- Internal evidence for the completeness of the Bellum civile / Jonathan Tracy -- Shipwrecked "Argonauticas" / Jackie Murray -- The Bellum civile as an anti-Aeneid / Sergio Casali -- Ovid in Lucan: the poetics of instability / Alison Keith -- Lucan's elegiac moments / Ruth R. Caston -- Noscendi nilum cupido: the Nile digression in Book 10 / Eleni Manolaraki -- Sine funeris ullo ardet honore rogus: burning pyres in Lucan and Silius Italicus' Pvnica / Antony Augoustakis -- Lucan's Cato and the poetics of exemplarity / J. Mira Seo -- Terrible manliness?: Lucan's Cato / Ben Tipping -- Partisans in civil war / Marco Fucecchi -- The dead and their ghosts in the Bellum civile: Lucan's visions of history / Neil W. Bernstein -- Lucan's Bellum civile: a specimen of a Roman "literature of trauma" / Christine Walde -- Lucan and historical bias / Shadi Bartsch -- Lucan the formalist / Robert Sklenár -- Crime in Lucan and Statius / Randall Ganiban -- Envy and fame in Lucan's Bellum civile / Sean Easton -- Memoria redux: memory in Lucan / Mark Thorne -- And then it rained shields: revising nature and Roman myth / Paolo Asso -- Lucan's poetic geographies: center and periphery in civil war epic / Micah Y. Myers -- Social relations in Lucan's Bellum civile / Neil Coffee -- The first biography of Lucan: Statius' Silvae 2.7 / Carole Newlands -- Early and Medieval scholia and commentaria on Lucan / Paolo Esposito -- Lucan in Medieval Latin: a survey of the bibliography / Edoardo D'Angelo -- Lucan at last: history, epic, and Dante's Commedia / Simone Marchesi -- Lucan in the English Renaissance / Philip Hardie -- Violence in translation / Susanna Braund -- Lucan's Cato, Joseph Addison's Cato, and the poetics of passion / Francesca D'Alessandro Behr -- In at the death / John Henderson
Summary The present collection samples the most current approaches to Lucan's poem, its themes, its dialogue with other texts, its reception in medieval and early modern literature, and its relevance to audiences of all times
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Lucan, 39-65 -- Criticism and interpretation
Lucan, 39-65. Pharsalia.
Lucan, 39-65
SUBJECT Pharsalia (Lucan) fast
Subject Epic poetry, Latin -- History and criticism
Punic War, 2nd, 218-201 B.C. -- Literature and the war
Punic War, 2nd, 218-201 B.C. -- Poetry
Epic poetry, Latin
War and literature
Rome -- History, Military -- 265-30 B.C. -- Poetry
Rome (Empire)
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Military history
Form Electronic book
Author Asso, Paolo, 1965-
ISBN 9789004217096
Other Titles Companion to Lucan