Allusion and Intertext: Dynamics of Appropriation in Roman by Stephen Hinds

By Stephen Hinds

It is a ebook approximately how the poets of Classical Rome came across inventive concept within the phrases and topics in their poetic predecessors. It combines conventional Classical ways to poetic allusion and imitation with smooth literary-theoretical methods of puzzling over how texts are used and reused, valued and revalued, particularly analyzing groups. Like different volumes within the sequence it truly is one of the so much generally conceived brief books on Roman literature to be released lately.

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E. 12 (noon) 1 P. ] to eventide, no one could see an enemy with his back turned. The fight was carried on also at the baggage till late in the night, for they had set wagons in the way as a rampart, and from the higher ground kept throwing weapons upon our men, as they came on, and some from between the wagons and the wheels kept darting their lances and javelins from beneath, and wounding our men. After the fight had lasted some time, our men gained possession of their baggage and camp. There the 39 daughter and one of the sons of Orgetorix was taken.

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