From Poetry to History: Selected Papers by A. J. WoodmanFrom Poetry to History: Selected Papers by A. J. Woodman

From Poetry to History: Selected Papers

byA. J. Woodman

Hardcover | March 23, 2012

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From Poetry to History offers twenty-five selected papers by the world-class Latinist A. J. Woodman, and focuses on Latin poetry and historiography from the mid-first century BC to the early second century AD. Most of the papers represent close readings of individual poems or passages of text. The authors principally featured are Catullus, Horace, and especially Tacitus, but there are also treatments of Cicero, Virgil, Livy, Augustus' Res Gestae, Velleius, and the younger Pliny. The volume includes fourpapers not previously published, as well as an epilogue which discusses some of the issues raised.
A. J. Woodman started his career at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne (1968-80), where he was previously an undergraduate. He was then successively Professor of Latin at Leeds University (1980-84), and Durham University (1984-2004), before moving to his present position as Basil L. Gildersleeve Professor of Classics at the Univers...
Title:From Poetry to History: Selected PapersFormat:HardcoverDimensions:464 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.03 inPublished:March 23, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199608652

ISBN - 13:9780199608652

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