Allusion and Intertext
Dynamics of Appropriation in Roman Poetry
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Allusion and Intertext by Stephen Hinds
Book DescriptionThe study of the deliberate allusion by one author to the words of a previous author has long been central to Latin philology. However, literary Romanists have been diffident about situating such work within the more spacious inquiries into intertextuality now current. This 1998 book represents an attempt to find (or recover) some space for the study of allusion - as a project of continuing vitality - within an excitingly enlarged universe of intertexts. It combines traditional classical approaches with modern literary-theoretical ways of thinking, and offers attentive close readings, innovative perspectives on literary history, and theoretical sophistication of argument. Like other volumes in the series it is among the most broadly conceived short books on Roman literature to be published in recent years.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521576772
(198mm x 129mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 29-Jan-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Stephen Hinds
Metamorphosis of Persephone, Paperback (May 2007)
A close study of Ovid's poetry.
Shadow of Callimachus, Paperback (November 2006)
A critical examination of the Roman reaction to Greek poetry of the last three pre-Christian centuries.
Latin Language and Latin Culture, Paperback (February 2001)
A examination of stereotypical ideas about Latin and their effect on how Latin literature is read.
Engendering Rome, Paperback (February 2000)» View all books by Stephen Hinds
This study examines the role of female characters in the Roman epic poetry of Virgil, Ovid and other writers.
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