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Title Brill's companion to Statius / edited by W.J. Dominik, C.E. Newlands, and K. Gervais.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2015.

Series Brill's companions in classical studies
Brill's companions in classical studies.
Subject Statius, P. Papinius (Publius Papinius) -- Criticism and interpretation.
Alt Name Dominik, William J.,
Newlands, Carole Elizabeth,
Gervais, Kyle,
Description 1 online resource.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Preface; Notes on Contributors; Part 1 Introduction; Chapter 1 Reading Statius; Part 2 Beginnings; Chapter 2 Statius on Invocation and Inspiration; Chapter 3 The Silvae: Poetics of Impromptu and Cultural Consumption; Chapter 4 The Beginnings of the Achilleid; Part 3 Social and Cultural Matters; Chapter 5 Creating the Distinguished Addressee: Literary Patronage in the Works of Statius; Chapter 6 Gift and Society in the Works of Statius; Chapter 7 Negative Stereotypes of Wealth in the Works of Statius; Chapter 8 Family and Kinship in the Works of Statius.
Part 4 Transgressive Poetics: The AchilleidChapter 9 Statius' Achilleid: The Paradoxical Epic; Chapter 10 Intertext, Metapoetry, and Visuality in the Achilleid; Chapter 11 Similes and Gender in the Achilleid; Part 5 Conflict, Power, and Death in the Thebaid; Chapter 12 "War Came in Disarray ..." (Thebaid 7.616): Statius and the Depiction of Battle; Chapter 13 Parent-Child Conflict in the Thebaid; Chapter 14 Transgressing Boundaries of the Unthinkable: Sophocles, Ovid, Vergil, Seneca, and Homer Refracted in Statius' Thebaid; Chapter 15 Similes and Their Programmatic Role in the Thebaid.
Chapter 16 The Constitutional Status of Euripidean and Statian Theseus: Some Aspects of the Criticism of Absolute Power in the ThebaidChapter 17 Dead Woman Walking: Jocasta in the Thebaid; Part 6 Predecessors and Contemporaries; Chapter 18 Statius' Epic Poetry: A Challenge to the Literary Past; Chapter 19 Statius' Thebaid and Greek Tragedy: The Legacy of Thebes; Chapter 20 Georgics 2.497 and Thebaid 1.19-20: Allusion and Inspiration; Chapter 21 Statius and Senecan Drama; Chapter 22 Lucan's De Bello Civili in the Thebaid; Chapter 23 Following after Valerius: Argonautic Imagery in the Thebaid.
Chapter 24 Statius and Silius ItalicusChapter 25 Statius and Martial: Post-vatic Self-fashioning in Flavian Rome; Part 7 Reception; Chapter 26 Reading Statius Through a Biographical Lens; Chapter 27 Papinius Noster: Statius in Roman Late Antiquity; Chapter 28 Medieval Statius: Belatedness and Authority; Chapter 29 Statius in Dante's Commedia; Chapter 30 The Thebaid in Italian Renaissance Epic: The Case of Capaneus; Chapter 31 Early Modern Thebaid: The Latin Commentary Tradition; Chapter 32 Statian Recusatio: Angelo Poliziano and John Dryden; Chapter 33 Naturalizing Statius.
Chapter 34 Statius in an Ideological ClimateBibliography; Index Locorum; General Index.
Note English.
Print version record.
ISBN 9789004284708 (electronic bk.)
9004284702 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 906026016
Additional Format Print version: Brill's companion to Statius 9789004217898 (DLC) 2014046302 (OCoLC)897468118

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