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Inconsistency in Roman Epic

Studies in Catullus, Lucretius, Vergil, Ovid and Lucan (Roman Literature and its Contexts)

by James J. O"Hara

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: classical, early & medieval,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Italian,
  • General,
  • History / General,
  • European - Italian

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7750000M
    ISBN 100521646421
    ISBN 109780521646420

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      Inconsistency in Roman Epic: Studies in Catullus, Lucretius, Vergil, Ovid and Lucan Building on recent work on both Greek and Roman authors, this book explores the possibility of interpreting inconsistencies in Roman epic. After a chapter surveying Greek background material including Homer, tragedy, Plato and the Alexandrians, five chapters. James O'Hara's Inconsistency in Roman Epic, part of the "Roman Literature and its Contexts" series published by Cambridge University Press, consists of an introduction, a first chapter that.


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Inconsistency in Roman Epic by James J. O"Hara Download PDF EPUB FB2

Classicists once assumed that all inconsistencies in ancient texts needed to be amended, explained away, or lamented. Building on recent work on both Greek and Roman authors, this book explores the possibility of interpreting inconsistencies in Roman by:   Inconsistency in Roman Epic by James J.

O'Hara,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(8). Inconsistency in Roman Epic: Studies in Catullus, Lucretius, Vergil, Ovid Inconsistency in Roman Epic book Lucan By James J.

O’Hara ’ In his book, Inconsistency in Roman Epic (Cambridge University Press), James J. O’Hara ’81 addresses how readers should react when two passages in a literary work contradict one another.

Although classicists once assumed that all inconsistencies in ancient texts needed to be. The broad range of Roman epic allows O’Hara to establish an interpretive “framework for understanding the poetic or rhetorical use of inconsistencies in any ancient author ” (p.5).

O’Hara’s study is aimed at any reader, expert or not, interested in using literary theory. Inconsistency in Roman Epic How should we react as readers and as critics when two passages in a literary work contradict one another.

Classicists once assumed that all inconsistencies in ancient texts needed to be emended, explained away, or lamented. Building on. Get this from a library.

Inconsistency in Roman epic: studies in Catullus, Lucretius, Vergil, Ovid and Lucan. [James J O'Hara] -- "How should we react as readers and as critics when two passages in a literary work contradict one another.

Classicists once assumed that all inconsistencies in ancient texts needed to be emended. Classicists once assumed that all inconsistencies in ancient texts needed to be amended, explained away, or lamented. Building on recent work on both Greek and Roman authors, this book explores the possibility of interpreting inconsistencies in Roman epic.

Roman epic lays firm claim to being western civilization's prime literary form. Roman epic draws together fourteen critically and methodologically distinct essays, focusing on particular epicists, their reaction to, influence on and rewriting of each other.

The book examines the formation and transformation of Roman epic from its beginnings in the third century BCE Saturnian poets Livius and. Roman literature and its contexts. Roman literature and its contexts Format/Description: Book 1 online resource ( p.) Subjects: Epic poetry, Latin -- History and criticism.

Inconsistency (Logic) Form/Genre: Electronic books. Language: English Summary: Explores the possibility of providing literary interpretations of inconsistencies in five. Inconsistency in Roman Epic: Studies in Catullus, Lucretius, Vergil, Ovid and Lucan. By James J. O'Hara. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (Roman Literature and Its Contexts).

xiv, In another fine volume from this notable series, O'Hara explores the topic of inconsis. Roman epic is both index and critique of the foundational culture of the western world. It is one of Europe's most persistent and determinant poetic modes.

In this book distinguished Latinists examine the formation and evolution of Roman epic from its beginnings. The Changing Face of Mount Circeo: A Geographical Inconsistency in Virgil’s Aeneid Recent scholarship has amply demonstrated that inconsistencies within the Aeneid, rather than being read as imperfections that would have been removed upon revision, can be interpreted.

Inconsistency in Roman Epic - Free ebook download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read book online for free.5/5(1). Epic was the most prestigious literary form in the ancient world.

Roman poets adapted and developed Greek epic, particularly influenced by the Homeric Iliad and epics similarly deal with divine and heroic material, but Roman poets also weave contemporary and topical themes into the mythical subject matter.

Blaming Helen: Inconsistency in Aeneid 6 and Odyssey 24 parallel with Vergil’s Book 6: like Deiphobus, Amphimedon gives an incorrect account that places the blame for his death on a deceptive female, displacing the male murderer with his Inconsistency in Roman Epic.

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to a single “epic” poem. In part this reflects the wide range of influences that produced Roman epic, but there is also a degree to which this first chapter could have been the beginning of a much broader study of Roman poetry – not limited to epic – the outlines of which this book can only suggest.

I do. A truly epic history (as the author entitled the book) covering 5, years of of guerrilla warfare and terrorism. Although at times the book is a little think-tank wonky, I learned a lot more about many different conflicts about which I previously only had a superficial understanding/5.Inconsistency in Roman Epic: Studies in Catullus, Lucretius, Vergil, Ovid and Lucan (Cambridge, ); in the series “Roman Literature in its Contexts,” edd.

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