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Carminis Personae – Character in Roman Poetry


Maria Grazia Iodice and Mariusz Zagorski

This volume contains a collection of papers by an international team of scholars covering the subject of literary character in Roman poetry. The list of authors discussed in the book includes the most prominent poets of Augustan and Imperial period like Horace, Vergil, Propertius, Ovid, Lucan and an epigrammatist of the 6th century A.D., Maximianus Etruscus. Problems treated vary from theoretical through poetical to historical questions. Different points of view presented in the book give a deep insight into modern discussion on both theory and practice of literary character in ancient Roman literary tradition.
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Carminis personae : character in Roman poetry / [edited by] Maria Grazia Iodice and Mariusz Zagórski. pages cm. — (Warsaw studies in classical literature and culture) ISBN 978-3-631-64215-3 1. Latin poetry—History and criticism. 2. Characters and characteristics in literature. I. Iodice, Maria Grazia, editor. II. Zagórski, Mariusz, editor. PA6047.C296 2014 871'.0109—dc23


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