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Allusion and Intertext : Dynamics of Appropriation in Roman Poetry - Stephen Hinds

Allusion and Intertext

Dynamics of Appropriation in Roman Poetry

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Published: 30th March 1998
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This is a book about how the poets of Classical Rome found artistic inspiration in the words and themes of their poetic predecessors. It combines traditional Classical approaches to poetic allusion and imitation with modern literary-theoretical ways of thinking about how texts are used and reused, valued and revalued, in particular reading communities. Like other volumes in the series it is among the most broadly conceived short books on Roman literature to be published in recent years.

'Allusion and Intertext is a happy conjunction of a fascinating subject and the ideal author to treat it.' The Times Literary Supplement 'Like the other volumes in the series, Hinds' Allusion and Intertext and Feeney's Literature and Religion at Rome are well written and well edited brief introductions to a significant area of scholarly research in Latin literature, designed simultaneously to incorporate and explain recent scholarship in the field and to serve as a protreptic to others.' Phoenix

Prefacep. xi
List of abbreviationsp. xv
Reflexivity: allusion and self-annotationp. 1
Interpretability: beyond philological fundamentalismp. 17
Diachrony: literary history and its narrativesp. 52
Repetition and changep. 99
Tradition and self-fashioningp. 123
Bibliographyp. 145
General indexp. 151
Index of passages discussedp. 153
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ISBN: 9780521576772
ISBN-10: 0521576776
Series: Roman Literature and Its Contexts
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 172
Published: 30th March 1998
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.74 x 13.03  x 1.17
Weight (kg): 0.21