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Author Bowditch, Phebe Lowell, 1961-

Title Horace and the gift economy of patronage / Phebe Lowell Bowditch
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, ┬ę2001

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Description 1 online resource (xi, 281 pages)
Series Joan Palevsky imprint in classical literature
Classics and contemporary thought ; 7
Joan Palevsky imprint in classical literature.
Classics and contemporary thought ; 7.
Contents The Gift Economy of Patronage -- Tragic History, Lyric Expiation, and the Gift of Sacrifice -- The Gifts of the Golden Age -- From Patron to Friend -- The Epistolary Farm and the Status Implications of Epicurean Ataraxia
Summary This innovative study explores selected odes and epistles by the late-first-century poet Horace in light of modern anthropological and literary theory. Phebe Lowell Bowditch looks in particular at how the relationship between Horace and his patron Maecenas is reflected in these poems' themes and rhetorical figures
Analysis Litteratur Klassiske litteraturer
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-268) and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Horace -- Knowledge -- Economics
Horace
Authors and patrons -- Rome
Authors and patrons in literature.
Patron and client -- Rome
Literary patrons -- Rome
Gifts in literature.
Gifts (Roman law)
Authors and patrons -- Rome -- History
TRAVEL -- Special Interest -- Literary.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- General.
Authors and patrons
Authors and patrons in literature
Economic history
Economics
Gifts in literature
Gifts (Roman law)
Literary patrons
Manners and customs
Patron and client
Patronage.
Cli├źntelisme.
Gedichten.
Latijn.
Rome -- Social life and customs
Rome -- Economic conditions.
Rome (Italy) -- Social life and customs.
Italy -- Rome
Rome (Empire)
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
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