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The Landscape of Prose

G. O. Hutchinson

in Greek to Latin: Frameworks and Contexts for Intertextuality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199670703
eISBN:
9780191757020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670703.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The super-genres of philosophy, oratory, and history diverge in their handling of Greek literature. Latin authors can combine the super-genres, but with differences from Greek authors. Philosophy and ... More


Suetonius the Ventriloquist

Cynthia Damon

in Suetonius the Biographer: Studies in Roman Lives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199697106
eISBN:
9780191779510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697106.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter surveys Suetonius’ prose style, particularly his tendency to include the emperors’ own words in verbatim quotation. The metaphor of the ‘ventriloquist’ is apt for Suetonius, who ... More


Time

J. F. de Jong Irene

in Narratology and Classics: A Practical Guide

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199688692
eISBN:
9780191808562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199688692.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines time, perhaps the most defining element of a narrative. A narrative deals with events caused or experienced by characters; these events take up time and they are connected to ... More


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