Brill's Companion to Lucan

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Paolo Asso
BRILL, Sep 23, 2011 - Literary Criticism - 625 pages
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The present collection samples the most current approaches to Lucanís poem, its themes, its dialogue with other texts, its reception in medieval and early modern literature, and its relevance to audiences of all times.
  

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Contents

1 Elaine Fantham A Controversial Life
3
2 Joseph D Reed The Bellum Civile as a Roman Epic
21
3 Jonathan Tracy Internal Evidence for the Completeness of the Bellum Civile
33
PART B INTERTEXTSCONTEXTSTEXTS
55
4 Jackie Murray Shipwrecked Argonauticas
57
5 Sergio Casali The Bellum Civile as an AntiAenid
81
The Poetics of Instability
111
7 Ruth R Caston Lucans Elegiac Moments
133
18 Sean Easton Envy and Fame in Lucans Bellum Civile
345
Memory in Lucan
363
Revising Nature and Roman Myth
383
Center and Periphery in Civil War Epic
399
22 Neil Coffee Social Relations in Lucans Bellum Civile
417
PART E RECEPTION
433
Statius Silvae 27
435
24 Paolo Esposito Early and Medieval Scholia and Commentaria on Lucan
453

The Nile Digression in Book 10
153
PART C CIVIL WARRIORS
183
Burning Pyres in Lucan and Silius Italicus Pvnica
185
10 J Mira Seo Lucans Cato and the Poetics of Exemplarity
199
Lucans Cato
223
12 Marco Fucecchi Partisans in Civil War
237
Lucans Visions of History
257
PART D CIVIL WAR THEMES
281
A Specimen of a Roman Literature of Trauma
283
15 Shadi Bartsch Lucan and Historical Bias
303
16 Robert SklenŠr Lucan the Formalist
317
17 Randall Ganiban Crime in Lucan and Statius
327
a Survey of the Bibliography
465
History Epic and Dantes Commedia
481
27 Philip Hardie Lucan in the English Renaissance
491
28 Susanna Braund Violence in Translation
507
29 Francesca DAlessandro Behr Lucans Cato Joseph Addisons Cato and the Poetics of Passion
525
PART F RETROSPECTIVE
547
30 John Henderson In at the Death
549
Works Cited
557
Index locorum ucani
599
Index locorum praeter lucanum
611
Index rerum notabiliorum potiorumque
619
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Paolo Asso, Ph.D. (2002) in Classics, Princeton University, is Assistant Professor of Classical Studies at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He has recently published an edition, with translation and commentary, of Lucan, Bellum Civile, Book 4 (Berlin, 2010). As a 2011-12 fellow at the W. E. B. Du Bois Institute, Harvard University, he is writing a monograph on Africa in the Roman literary imagination. Contributors: Elaine Fantham, Joseph D. Reed, Jonathan Tracy, Jackie Murray, Sergio Casali, Alison Keith, Ruth Caston, Eleni Manolaraki, Antony Augoustakis, J. Mira Seo, Ben Tipping, Marco Fucecchi, Neil Bernstein, Christine Walde, Shadi Bartsch, Robert SklenŠr, Randall Ganiban, Sean Easton, Mark Thorne, Paolo Asso, Micah Y. Myers, Neil Coffee, Carole Newlands, Paolo Esposito, Edoardo D'Angelo, Simone Marchesi, Philip Hardie , Susanna Braund, Francesca D'Alessandro Behr, and John Henderson.

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