Exemplary traits : reading characterization in Roman poetry / J. Mira Seo
- Seo, Joanne Mira, 1973-
- New York : Oxford University Press, 2013.
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource
- Machine generated contents note: 1.We'll Always Have Paris: Aeneas and the Trojan Legacy -- 2.Lucan's Cato and the Poetics of Exemplarity -- 3.Seneca's Oedipus, Characterization and decorum -- 4.Parthenopaeus and mors immatura in Statius' Thebaid -- 5.Amphiaraus, Predestined Prophet, Didactic Vates.
- 'Exemplary Traits' examines how Roman poets used models dynamically to create character, and how their referential approach to character reveals them mobilizing the literary tradition.
- 9780199344963 (ebook)
- AVAILABLE ONLINE TO AUTHORIZED PSU USERS.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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