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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