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Author Ganiban, Randall Toth, 1966-

Title Statius and Virgil : the Thebaid and the reinterpretation of the Aeneid / Randall T. Ganiban
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (x, 258 pages)
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Abbreviations; Chapter 1 Introduction; Chapter 2 Oedipus' curse; Chapter 3 Horror, prophecy, and the gods; Chapter 4 Hypsipyle's narrative of nefas; Chapter 5 Bacchus and the outbreak of war; Chapter 6 Dis and the domination of hell; Chapter 7 Delay and the rout of Pietas; Chapter 8 Spectacle, crime, and monarchy at Thebes; Chapter 9 Pietas, burial, and clementia in a world of nefas; Works cited; General index; Index locorum
Summary Explores the degree to which Statius' Thebaid is engaged in a dialogue with the ideas and poetry of Virgil's Aeneid
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-242) and indexes
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Subject Virgil -- Influence.
Virgil. Aeneis.
Statius, P. Papinius (Publius Papinius). Thebais.
Epic poetry, Latin -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2007296783
ISBN 0511272804
0511274424 (electronic bk.)
0511275129 (electronic bk.)
0511482191 (ebook)
0521840392 (cloth)
9780511274428 (electronic bk.)
9780511275128 (electronic bk.)
9780511482199 (ebook)
9780521840392 (cloth)