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Buzz and Bins: The Discursive and Distributive Facets of Reputation

Kenneth H. Craik

in Reputation: A Network Interpretation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195330922
eISBN:
9780199868292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195330922.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter identifies theoretical elements that generate two major aspects of reputation—the discursive facet, dealing with information actively flowing through the person’s reputational network, ... More


Expropriation

Steven Rendall

in Distinguo: Reading Montaigne Differently

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151807
eISBN:
9780191672842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151807.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

In Plato's Symposium, Socrates reports a conversation he says he had with Diotima, in which she explains that all men seek fame and immortality, and suggests that this is why they have children. ... More


Rosicrucianism

Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke

in The Western Esoteric Traditions: A Historical Introduction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195320992
eISBN:
9780199852062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320992.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter examines the influence of Rosicrucianism on the history of Western esotericism. During the early part of the 17th century, the original Rosicrucian manifestos attracted widespread ... More


Conclusion

Elizabeth Casteen

in From She-Wolf to Martyr: The Reign and Disputed Reputation of Johanna I of Naples

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453861
eISBN:
9781501701009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453861.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This concluding chapter argues that Johanna of Naples’ evolving reputation reflects the shifting, inconsistent responses to female sovereignty. Reactions to her reign were inseparable from her sex, ... More


Word of Mouth: Fama and Its Personifications in Art and Literature from Ancient Rome to the Middle Ages

Gianni Guastella

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198724292
eISBN:
9780191792021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724292.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Roman term fama described a far-reaching communicative phenomenon founded on ‘speaking’ (fari): a way of representing ‘what is said’, as well as talk and its production. It indicates ... More


Contaminations

Gianni Guastella

in Word of Mouth: Fama and Its Personifications in Art and Literature from Ancient Rome to the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198724292
eISBN:
9780191792021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724292.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Virgil’s Fama has been figuratively represented on only a few occasions, and always in different ways. Nevertheless, many of the characteristics assigned to the monstrous Fama-Rumour in the Aeneid ... More


Beneath the Law: Infamia

Justin Steinberg

in Dante and the Limits of the Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226071091
eISBN:
9780226071121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226071121.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter examines Dante’s engagement with the poetics of reputation. In particular, it argues that Dante’s celebrated mimetic style is a direct reaction to the uses of verisimilitude in courtroom ... More


The Domus of Fama and Republican Space in Ovid’s Metamorphoses

Bill Gladhill

in Augustan Poetry and the Roman Republic

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199587223
eISBN:
9780191746222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587223.003.0016
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter finds in Ovid’s Metamorphoses a dialogue between the political viewpoints characteristic of the domus Augusta (Imperial) and the Forum Romanum (Republican). He argues that this dialogue ... More


Afterword

Alain M. Gowing

in Augustan Poetry and the Roman Republic

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199587223
eISBN:
9780191746222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587223.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Characteristic of the domus Augusta (Imperial) and the Forum Romanum (Republican). He argues that this dialogue is finally “resolved” by narrator’s alignment of his voice with that of Fama. Implicit ... More


We’ll Always Have Paris: Aeneas and the Trojan Legacy

J. Mira Seo

in Exemplary Traits: Reading Characterization in Roman Poetry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199734283
eISBN:
9780199344963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734283.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

“We’ll Always Have Paris: Aeneas and the Trojan Legacy.” This case study focuses on Aeneas as epic protagonist and mythological founder in the Aeneid. At the beginning of the epic, Aeneas’ indistinct ... More


Defending Pro Se Defensio

Alison A. Chapman

in Courts, Jurisdictions, and Law in John Milton and His Contemporaries

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226729152
eISBN:
9780226729329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226729329.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Milton’s third Latin defense, Pro Se Defensio, remains one of his least-studied works, in part because he seems to be attacking his opponent, Alexander More, in illogical, petty, and hypocritical ... More


Virgil and the illusory footnote

Nicholas Horsfall

in Fifty Years at the Sibyl's Heels: Selected Papers on Virgil and Rome

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198863861
eISBN:
9780191896187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863861.003.0023
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

An account of the ways in which Virgil refers to antecedent material or versions, and ancient reactions to those passages. The paper arises from a long-standing concern with the unpopular topic of ... More


Adamastor and the Epic Poet’s Dark Continent

Philip Hardie

in Augustan Poetry and the Irrational

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198724728
eISBN:
9780191792250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724728.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the classical, above all Virgilian, models for Adamastor, the monstrous personification of the Cape of Good Hope who utters a curse against Vasco da Gama’s sailor in Camões’ ... More


Conclusion

Gianni Guastella

in Word of Mouth: Fama and Its Personifications in Art and Literature from Ancient Rome to the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198724292
eISBN:
9780191792021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724292.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

It is impossible to explore all the forms that the personification of Fama has assumed in modern tradition: just a short list of some of the possible variations makes it clear that the quantity and ... More


Introduction

Gianni Guastella

in Word of Mouth: Fama and Its Personifications in Art and Literature from Ancient Rome to the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198724292
eISBN:
9780191792021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724292.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Hendrik Goltzius’s 1586 engraving, which depicts the Fama born from the accomplishments of Roman heroes, takes all the attributes assigned to the two main personifications of Fama known to us and ... More


Lat. Fama

Gianni Guastella

in Word of Mouth: Fama and Its Personifications in Art and Literature from Ancient Rome to the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198724292
eISBN:
9780191792021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724292.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In antiquity, the Latin term fama and the corresponding Greek φήμη were etymologically correctly associated with the roots of the verbs fari and φάναι, which mean ‘to speak while using words endowed ... More


Authority

Gianni Guastella

in Word of Mouth: Fama and Its Personifications in Art and Literature from Ancient Rome to the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198724292
eISBN:
9780191792021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724292.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The ancients also described the impossibility of tracing back to the source of information diffused by fama, affirming that it lacked a well-defined auctor (ἀρχή in Greek). This chapter tries to show ... More


Giving Rumour a Body

Gianni Guastella

in Word of Mouth: Fama and Its Personifications in Art and Literature from Ancient Rome to the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198724292
eISBN:
9780191792021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724292.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

It is impossible to find examples of personifications of Fama (or Φήμη) with a well-defined physiognomy in literature prior to the Aeneid. Even when this entity is more or less clearly associated ... More


Conclusion

Helena Taylor

in The Lives of Ovid in Seventeenth-Century French Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198796770
eISBN:
9780191838002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796770.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

The book’s Conclusion takes Ovid’s story beyond French and the early modern to briefly consider its poetic, literary, visual, and historical representations in modern culture. Next, it reviews the ... More


The Economy of Legitimate Knowledge

Tom Johnson

in Law in Common: Legal Cultures in Late-Medieval England

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198785613
eISBN:
9780191827464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785613.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter looks at the ways in which common people participated in legal institutions as jurors, witnesses, and as part of a more general ‘common opinion’. It argues that as institutions asked ... More


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