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Description - Latin Language and Latin Culture by Joseph Farrell

The Latin language is popularly imagined in a number of specific ways: as a masculine language, an imperial language, a classical language, a dead language. This book considers the sources of these metaphors and analyzes their effect on how Latin literature is read. By reading with and more commonly against these metaphors, the book offers a different view of Latin as a language and as a vehicle for cultural practice. The argument ranges over a variety of texts in Latin and texts about Latin from antiquity to the twentieth century.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521776639
ISBN-10: 0521776635
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 11mm)
Pages: 164
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 15-Feb-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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