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Author Gaertner, Jan Felix
Title Writing Exile : The Discourse of Displacement in Greco-Roman Antiquity and Beyond
Imprint Boston : BRILL, 2006
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Series Mnemosyne, Supplements Ser. ; v.No. 283
Mnemosyne, Supplements Ser
Note Preface -- Abbreviations -- Notes on the Contributors -- Chapter 1. The Discourse of Displacement in Greco-Roman Antiquity --- Jan Felix Gaertner -- Chapter 2. Early Expatriates: Displacement and Exile in Archaic Poetry --- Ewen L. Bowie -- Chapter 3. Exile: the Making of the Greek Historian --- John Dillery -- Chapter 4. Exile on Main Street: Citizen Diogenes --- Robert Bracht Branham -- Chapter 5. Later Greek Voices on the Predicament of Exile: from Teles to Plutarch and Favorinus --- Heinz-Günther Nesselrath -- Chapter 6. Cicero's Roman Exile --- Sarah T. Cohen -- Chapter 7. Exile in Latin Epic --- Stephen J. Harrison -- Chapter 8. Ovid and the 'Poetics of Exile': How Exilic is Ovid's Exile Poetry --- Jan Felix Gaertner -- Chapter 9. Dialogues of Displacement: Seneca's Consolations to Helvia and Polybius --- Elaine Fantham -- Chapter 10. Dio's Exile: Politics, Philosophy, Literature --- Paolo Desideri -- Chapter 11. Ovid and the Medieval Exilic Imaginary --- Ralph J. Hexter -- Bibliography -- General Index -- Index of Greek -- Index of Latin -- Index Locorum
The volume explores how Greek and Latin authors perceive and present their own (real or metaphorical) exile and employ exile as a powerful trope to express estrangement, elicit readerly sympathy, and question political power structures
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Link Print version: Gaertner, Jan Felix Writing Exile : The Discourse of Displacement in Greco-Roman Antiquity and Beyond Boston : BRILL,c2006 9789004155152
Subject Classical literature -- History and criticism.;Exiles' writings -- History and criticism.;Exile (Punishment) in literature.;Greco-Roman antiquity
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