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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 19 citing Roman literature and society.

Statius' Thebaid and the Poetics of Civil War

Charles McNelis - History - 2007
This study focuses on ways in which Statius' epic Thebaid, a poem about the civil war between Oedipus' sons Eteocles and Polynices, reflects the theme of internal discord in ...
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Statius and Virgil: The Thebaid and the Reinterpretation of the Aeneid

Randall T. Ganiban - History - 2007 - 258 pages
At the end of the Thebaid, Statius enjoins his epic 'not to compete with the divine Aeneid but rather to follow at a distance and always revere its footprints'. The nature of ...
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Art and Civilization

Edward Lucie-Smith - Arts - 1993 - 560 pages
Surveys the arts and ideas of Western civilization from the Paleolithic era through the twentieth century, covering developments in philosophy, painting, sculpture, literature ...
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James M. Cain and the American authors' authority

Richard Fine - Fiction - 1992 - 286 pages
The 1940s offered ever-increasing outlets for writers in book publishing, magazines, radio, film, and the nascent television industry, but the standard rights arrangements ...
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