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Writing Politics in Imperial Rome

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Writing Politics in Imperial Rome,9004156712,9789004156715


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Publisher:Brill Academic Publishers
Published In:2009
Binding Type:Hardback
Weight:2.58 lbs
Pages:pp. xiv + 541, Illus.

The Title "Writing Politics in Imperial Rome " is written by J. Garthwaite. This book was published in the year 2009. The ISBN number 9004156712|9789004156715 is assigned to the Hardback version of this title. The publisher of this title is Brill Academic Publishers. Writing Politics in Imperial Rome is currently Not Available with us.You can enquire about this book and we will let you know the availability.

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Roman literature is inherently political in the varied contexts of its production and the abiding concerns of its subject matter. This collection examines the strategies and techniques of political writing at Rome in a broad range of literature spanning almost two centuries, differing political systems, climates, and contexts. It applies a definition of politics that is more in keeping with modern critical approaches than has often been the case in studies of the political literature of classical antiquity. By applying a wide variety of critically informed viewpoints, this volume offers the …

About the Author

W. J. Dominik, Ph.D. (1989) in Classics, Monash University, Australia, is Professor of Classics at the University of Otago, New Zealand. He has published extensively on Roman literature and rhetoric, especially of the Flavian era, the classical tradition, and lexicography.

J. Garthwaite, Ph.D. (1978) in Classics, Cornell University, USA, is Senior Lecturer in Classics at the University of Otago, New Zealand. He has published on Flavian literature, principally Martial and Statius.

P. A. Roche, Ph.D. (2006) in Classics, University of Otago, New Zealand, is Lecturer in Latin at the University of Sydney, Australia. He has published on Roman epic, imperial history, and propaganda.