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Author O'Gorman, Ellen

Title Irony and misreading in the Annals of Tacitus / Ellen O'Gorman
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 200 pages)
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; 1 Introduction: irony, history, reading; 2 Imperium sine Fine: problems of definition in Annals I; 3 Germanicus and the reader in the text; 4 Reading Tiberius at face value; 5 Obliteration and the literate emperor; 6 The empress's plot; 7 Ghostwriting the emperor Nero; 8 Conclusion: the end of history; Bibliography; General Index; Index Locorum
Summary This book is a literary analysis of the language and style of Tacitus' Annals. The political context of first-second century AD Rome is also taken into consideration. Issues relating to the study of narrative, Roman politics and theories of history are addressed in the course of the discussion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 184-192) and indexes
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Subject Tacitus, Cornelius -- Technique
Tacitus, Cornelius. Annales
Tacitus, Cornelius.
Tacite, (0055?-0120?) -- Technique.
Tacitus, Cornelius. Annales.
Annales (Tacitus, Cornelius)
Annales -- Critique.
Historiography -- Rome
Rhetoric, Ancient
Irony
FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY -- Latin.
Historiography.
Irony.
Rhetoric, Ancient.
Technique.
Annales (Tacitus)
Ironie.
Misvattingen.
Ironie
Interpretation
Kritik
Sprache
Rhétorique antique.
Ironie (rhétorique) -- Dans la littérature.
Rome (Empire)
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 99026462
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