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Memory in Vergil's Aeneid : Creating the Past

By: Seider, Aaron M.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013Description: 1 online resource (242 p.).ISBN: 9781107291324.Subject(s): Epic poetry, Latin -- History and criticism | Epic poetry, Latin | Memory in literature | Virgil. AeneisGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Memory in Vergil's Aeneid : Creating the PastDDC classification: 871.01 | 873.01 | 873/.01 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; The boundaries and character of memory; Context; Methodology; Chapter One Turning toward Rome; Remembering the future; Forgetting the past; Mnemonic intimidation; Aeneas' choice; The distance to Rome; Memory's end; Chapter Two The challenge of Troy; Beginning in the past; Troy's presence; Troy made small; Looking to the future; Chapter Three A personal affair; A yearning for solidarity; Re-experiencing the past; Sinon's false tale; Unraveled memories; Backward and forward; Chapter Four The narrator's song; Invocations of the Muses; Mortal limits
Aetiological memoriesCommemorative apostrophes; Audience, community, and memory; Chapter Five Imperatives of memory; A message between generations; The Muse's absence; The weight of oblivion; Imperatives of memory; Memory and foundation; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index locorum; Index verborum; Index
Summary: Investigates the themes of recollection and commemoration in a new reading that engages with critical work on memory.
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Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; The boundaries and character of memory; Context; Methodology; Chapter One Turning toward Rome; Remembering the future; Forgetting the past; Mnemonic intimidation; Aeneas' choice; The distance to Rome; Memory's end; Chapter Two The challenge of Troy; Beginning in the past; Troy's presence; Troy made small; Looking to the future; Chapter Three A personal affair; A yearning for solidarity; Re-experiencing the past; Sinon's false tale; Unraveled memories; Backward and forward; Chapter Four The narrator's song; Invocations of the Muses; Mortal limits

Aetiological memoriesCommemorative apostrophes; Audience, community, and memory; Chapter Five Imperatives of memory; A message between generations; The Muse's absence; The weight of oblivion; Imperatives of memory; Memory and foundation; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index locorum; Index verborum; Index

Investigates the themes of recollection and commemoration in a new reading that engages with critical work on memory.

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