Intercepted Letters: Epistolary and Narrative in Greek and Roman Literature (Roman Studies: Interdisciplinary Approaches)

Intercepted Letters: Epistolary and Narrative in Greek and Roman Literature (Roman Studies: Interdisciplinary Approaches)

By: Thomas E. Jenkins (author)Hardback

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Intercepted Letters examines the phenomenon of epistolarity within a range of classical Greek and Roman texts, with a focus on letters as symbols for larger, culturally constructed processes of reading and writing. Beginning with the myth of Palamedes and continuing through to the poets of the Roman period,Intercepted Letters examines the importance of epistolary motifs in narratives concerning power, voice, and interpretation.

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About Author

Thomas E. Jenkins is an assistant professor at Trinity University.

Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Palamedes and the Death of the Author Chapter 3 Cicero's Wayward Letters Chapter 4 Epistolary Warfare Chapter 5 Forsenic Letters Chapter 6 Kinetic Letters in Drama Chapter 7 Ovidian Letters Chapter 8 Letters in the Historia Augusta Chapter 9 Postscript Chapter 10 Bibliography Chapter 11 Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 27/10/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780739117149
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 178
  • ID: 9780739117149
  • weight: 449
  • ISBN10: 0739117149

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