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  • Title: Roman Literary Culture: From Plautus to Macrobius
  • Author: Elaine Fantham
  • ISBN: 9781421408361
  • Page: 108
  • Format: Paperback

  • Roman Literary Culture: From Plautus to Macrobius By Elaine Fantham Ancient literature scholars have often focused on the works lives of major authors rather than on such questions as how these works were produced who read them Roman Literary Culture fills the void by examining the changing social historical context of literary production in ancient Rome its empire Fantham s 1st edition discussed the habits of reaAncient literature scholars have often focused on the works lives of major authors rather than on such questions as how these works were produced who read them Roman Literary Culture fills the void by examining the changing social historical context of literary production in ancient Rome its empire Fantham s 1st edition discussed the habits of readers developments in their means of access to literature, from booksellers copyists to pirated publications libraries She examined the issues of patronage the utility of literature showed how the constraints of the physical object itself ancient books influenced practices of reading writing She also explored the ways in which ancient criticism critical attitudes reflected cultural assumptions Her 2nd edition expands the scope In a new 1st chapter, she examines the beginning of Roman literature than a century before the critical studies of Cicero Varro She discusses broader entertainment culture, consisting of live performances of comedy tragedy as well as oral presentations of the epic A new final chapter looks at pagan Christian literature from the 3rd to 5th centuries, showing how this period reflected its foundations in the literary culture of the late republic Augustan age This edition also includes a new preface bibliography.
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    Roman Literary Culture: From Plautus to Macrobius By Elaine Fantham

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    Erik Graff
    Elaine Fantham s misnamed Roman Literary Culture is, as she states, a chronological survey of Latin literary culture from the third century B.C.E through the fifth of the common era As such, it traces the self conscious emergence of Latin literature from the Greek to the similarly self conscious birth of a Christian literature, demonstrably maintaining a continuity of style, form and content p 274 with its pagan antecedents There is much to recommend this survey Fantham, professor emerita of Lat [...]

    Phil
    This is a new edition of Elaine Fantham s Roman Literary Culture, which had initially focused on Roman literary culture in the late Republic and early Empire The main changes is that Dr.Fantham has added sections on early Latin Literature and the Late Roman period The focus is not so much on the literature as the social cultural context for Latin literature As a result, it focuses heavily on literary criticism and history, which makes it an excellent source for the background to Latin literature [...]

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