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The Resource The politics of Latin literature : writing, identity, and empire in ancient Rome, Thomas N. Habinek

The politics of Latin literature : writing, identity, and empire in ancient Rome, Thomas N. Habinek

Label
The politics of Latin literature : writing, identity, and empire in ancient Rome
Title
The politics of Latin literature
Title remainder
writing, identity, and empire in ancient Rome
Statement of responsibility
Thomas N. Habinek
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is the first book to describe the intimate relationship between Latin literature and the politics of ancient Rome. Until now, most scholars have viewed classical Latin literature as a product of aesthetic concerns. Thomas Habinek shows, however, that literature was also a cultural practice that emerged from and intervened in the political and social struggles at the heart of the Roman world. Habinek considers major works by such authors as Cato, Cicero, Horace, Ovid, and Seneca. He shows that, from its beginnings in the late third century b.c. to its eclipse by Christian literature six hun
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Habinek, Thomas N.
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Latin literature
  • Authorship
  • Politics and literature
  • Group identity in literature
  • Imperialism in literature
  • Littérature latine
  • Art d'écrire
  • Politique et littérature
  • Identité collective dans la littérature
  • Impérialisme dans la littérature
  • TRAVEL
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • HISTORY
  • Authorship
  • Group identity in literature
  • Imperialism in literature
  • Latin literature
  • Politics and literature
  • Rome (Empire)
  • Letterkunde
  • Latijn
  • Romeinse oudheid
  • Elites
  • Imperialisme
  • Impérialisme
  • Littérature latine
  • Politique et littérature
Label
The politics of Latin literature : writing, identity, and empire in ancient Rome, Thomas N. Habinek
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-221) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Latin Literature and the Problem of Rome -- Why Was Latin Literature Invented? -- Cicero and the Bandits -- Culture Wars in the First Century B.C.E. -- Writing as Social Performance -- Roman Women's Useless Knowledge -- An Aristocracy of Virtue -- Pannonia Domanda Est: The Construction of the Imperial Subject through Ovid's Poetry from Exile
Control code
ocm51453398
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (234 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400811922
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttswgh
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)51453398
Label
The politics of Latin literature : writing, identity, and empire in ancient Rome, Thomas N. Habinek
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-221) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Latin Literature and the Problem of Rome -- Why Was Latin Literature Invented? -- Cicero and the Bandits -- Culture Wars in the First Century B.C.E. -- Writing as Social Performance -- Roman Women's Useless Knowledge -- An Aristocracy of Virtue -- Pannonia Domanda Est: The Construction of the Imperial Subject through Ovid's Poetry from Exile
Control code
ocm51453398
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (234 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400811922
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttswgh
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)51453398

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