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2016. 400 S., HC. Harvard University Press, Harvard.
- Artikelart Buch
- Ausstattung Hardcover
- Bestellnummer 1019352
- ISBN 978-0674055230
- Erscheinungstermin 15.02.2017
- Zusätzliche Inhalte
Manages to make strange an entire narrative of Western literature. It takes an origin myth accepted as logical, ‘the creation of a Roman literature on Greek models,’ and through its patient, stylish, precise investigation demonstrates how in fact this was ‘one of the strangest and most unlikely events in Mediterranean history,’ a phenomenon of pure contingency.
-Adam Thirlwell, The Times Literary Supplement
Feeney is to be congratulated on his willingness to put Roman literary history in a big comparative context… It is a powerful testimony to the importance of Denis Feeney’s work that the old chestnuts of classical literary history-how the Romans got themselves Hellenized, and whether those jack-booted thugs felt anxiously belated or smugly domineering in their appropriation of Greek culture for their own purposes-feel fresh and urgent again.
-Emily Wilson, The Times Literary Supplement