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Virgil Recomposed: The Mythological and Secular Centos in Antiquity

Scott McGill

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195175646
eISBN:
9780199789337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175646.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Virgilian centos, in which authors reconnect discrete lines taken from Virgil's Eclogues, Georgics, and Aeneid to create new poems, are some of the most striking texts to survive from antiquity. ... More


Making Meanings, Creating Family: Intertextuality and Framing in Family Interaction

Cynthia Gordon

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195373820
eISBN:
9780199872046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373820.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book integrates theories of intertextuality and framing in order to explore the role of repetition in everyday family interaction. Specifically, it investigates how and why family members repeat ... More


Constructing Textual Identity: Framing and Self-Reference in Egyptian Texts

Fredrik Hagen

in Ancient Egyptian Literature: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265420
eISBN:
9780191760471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265420.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter analyses the way in which Egyptian literary, scientific, and mortuary texts present their own origins, and how they seek to construct a (largely fictional) historical identity for ... More


Ancient Historiography and its Contexts: Studies in Honour of A. J. Woodman

Christina S. Kraus, John Marincola, and Christopher Pelling (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199558681
eISBN:
9780191720888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558681.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This volume collects essays written by colleagues and friends as a tribute to Tony Woodman, Gildersleeve Professor of Latin at the University of Virginia. These essays, like Woodman's own work, cover ... More


Working the Past: Narrative and Institutional Memory

Charlotte Linde

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195140286
eISBN:
9780199871247
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140286.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book analyzes the role of narratives in institutions, showing how institutions use narratives to remember their past and project a future, and how people within institutions shape and are shaped ... More


Forgotten Stars: Rediscovering Manilius' Astronomica

Steven J. Green and Katharina Volk (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199586462
eISBN:
9780191724961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586462.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Astronomica of Manilius is a poem in five books, at least partly written under Augustus, which purports to teach the reader the art of astrology and the means by which an accurate horoscope may ... More


Narrative and Intertextuality: Telling One's Own Story within a Textual Community

Charlotte Linde

in Working the Past: Narrative and Institutional Memory

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195140286
eISBN:
9780199871247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140286.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter investigates the relation between institutional stories and the ways in which members tell their own stories within this field of prior texts. It examines the notions of intertextuality ... More


Munera uestra cano: The Poet, the Gods, and the Thematic Unity of Georgics 1

Damien Nelis

in Ancient Historiography and its Contexts: Studies in Honour of A. J. Woodman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199558681
eISBN:
9780191720888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558681.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter offers a study of some aspects of the structure of the first book of Vergil's Georgics. It attempts to explain the book's thematic coherence by looking at the ways in which the poet ... More


Ovid's Fasti: Historical Readings at its Bimillennium

Geraldine Herbert-Brown (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198154754
eISBN:
9780191715457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198154754.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book celebrates the bimillennial anniversary of the inception of Ovid’s Fasti by offering a variety of approaches to Ovid’s poem on the Roman religious calendar. The volume does not aim at ... More


Playing with Poetry: Writing and Reading the Virgilian Centos

Scott McGill

in Virgil Recomposed: The Mythological and Secular Centos in Antiquity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195175646
eISBN:
9780199789337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175646.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter provides an overview of how authors created the Virgilian centos and explores topics in the texts' reception, with an emphasis on the issues they raise related to allusion. The ... More


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