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Homeric Effects in Vergil's Narrative

Alessandro Barchiesi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161815
eISBN:
9781400852482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161815.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The study of Homeric imitations in Vergil has one of the longest traditions in Western culture, starting from the very moment the Aeneid was circulated. This is the first English translation of one ... More


On Film Narrative and Narrative Meaning

George Wilson

in Film Theory and Philosophy

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159216
eISBN:
9780191673566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159216.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter gives a study on film narrative and narrative meaning. The study is divided in three categories: explicative interpretation, bigger than life, and meaning as significance. The first ... More


Thucydides' War Narrative: A Structural Study

Carolyn Dewald

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241275
eISBN:
9780520930971
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241275.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

As a sustained analysis of the connections between narrative structure and meaning in the History of the Peloponnesian War, this study revolves around a curious aspect of Thucydides' work: the first ... More


Novels, Print, and Meaning

Thomas Keymer

in Sterne, the Moderns, and the Novel

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199245925
eISBN:
9780191715341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245925.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

The coexistence with Sterne's noisy displays of learned-wit of his quiet but no less pervasive engagement with the novel genre takes several forms, and marks not only the novelistic-sentimental final ... More


Return to the Everyday: (Noé 1998), (Schleinzer 2011)

Alison Taylor

in Troubled Everyday: The Aesthetics of Violence and the Everyday in European Art Cinema

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474415224
eISBN:
9781474434829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415224.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In contrast to the films examined in earlier chapters, which tend to culminate in events of violence, and end abruptly thereafter, chapter five turns to films which draw attention to the endurance of ... More


Memories of Storied Heroes

Alison Futrell (ed.)

in STARZ Spartacus: Reimagining an Icon on Screen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474407847
eISBN:
9781474430982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407847.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter explores how the slaves of Batiatus' ludus rebuild their individual identities by redefining categories of value and connection, gender and family, as they are stripped of their past and ... More


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