Barchiesi, Alessandro.

Homeric Effects in Vergil's Narrative. - Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2015. - 1 online resource (212 p.) - eBooks on Demand .

Cover; HOMERIC EFFECTS IN VERGIL'S NARRATIVE; Title; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Introductory Note; 1 THE DEATH OF PALLAS: Intertextuality and Transformation of the Epic Model; 2 THE STRUCTURE OF AENEID 10; 3 THE ARMS IN THE SKY: Diffraction of a Narrative Theme; 4 THE DEATH OF TURNUS: Genre Model and Example Model; APPENDIX; APPENDIX: The Lament of Juturna; AFTERWORD; NOTES; WORKS CITED; SELECT INDEX; SELECT INDEX LOCORUM; INDEX OF MODERN AUTHORS

The study of Homeric imitations in Vergil has one of the longest traditions in Western culture, starting from the very moment the Aeneid was circulated. Homeric Effects in Vergil's Narrative is the first English translation of one of the most important and influential modern studies in this tradition. In this revised and expanded edition, Alessandro Barchiesi advances innovative approaches even as he recuperates significant earlier interpretations, from Servius to G. N. Knauer. Approaching Homeric allusions in the Aeneid as "narrative effects" rather than glimpses of the creative mind of the

9781400852482 54.94 (3U)


Epic poetry, Latin -- History and criticism.
Homer -- Appreciation -- Rome.
Homer -- Influence.
Imitation in literature.
Latin poetry -- Greek influences.
Narration (Rhetoric) -- History -- To 1500.
Rhetoric, Ancient.
Rome -- In literature.
Virgil. Aeneis.


Electronic books.

PA6931 .B3413 2015

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