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Title Brill's companion to Valerius Flaccus / edited by Mark Heerink and Gesine Manuwald.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2014.

Series Brill's companions in classical studies, 1872-3357
Brill's companions in classical studies.
Subject Valerius Flaccus, Gaius, active 1st century -- Criticism and interpretation.
Valerius Flaccus, Gaius, active 1st century. Argonautica.
Alt Name Heerink, Mark.
Manuwald, Gesine.
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Introduction / Mark Heerink and Gesine Manuwald -- Utere bono tuo feliciter: The textual transmission and manuscript history of Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica / P. Ruth Taylor-Briggs -- Poet and readers: Reflections on the verbal and narrative art of Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica / Michael Barich -- Authorial poetics in Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica / Alain Deremetz -- Valerius Flaccus, Virgil and the poetics of ekphrasis / Mark Heerink -- Myth and mythopoesis in Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica / James J. Clauss -- War and love in Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica / Marco Fucecchi -- Philosophical ideas in Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica / Attila Ferenczi -- Romanas veluti saevissima cum legiones Tisiphone regesque movet: Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica and the Flavian era / Neil W. Bernstein -- A hero with a sandal and a buskin: The figure of Jason in Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica / Cristiano Castelletti -- Medea: From epic to tragedy / Peter J. Davis -- Teamwork, leadership and group dynamics in Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica / Helen Lovatt -- My family and other enemies: Argonautic antagonists and Valerian villains / Robert Cowan -- Virgilian prophecy and the reign of Jupiter in Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica / Randall T. Ganiban -- Ovid and Valerius Flaccus / Alison Keith -- Lucan and Valerius Flaccus: Rerouting the vessel of epic song / Tim Stover -- Valerius Flaccus and Seneca's tragedies / Emma Buckley -- The epics of Statius and Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica / Ruth Parkes -- Valerius Flaccus in Silius Italicus / Antony Augoustakis -- Interpres operis alieni? Giovan Battista Pio's continuation of Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica / Andrew Zissos.
Contents; Acknowledgements; Notes on Contributors; Chapter 1 Introduction; Part 1 Text, Language and Poetic Techniques; Chapter 2 Utere bono tuo feliciter: The Textual Transmission аnd Manuscript History оf Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica; Chapter 3 Poet and Readers: Reflections on the Verbal and Narrative Art of Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica; Chapter 4 Authorial Poetics in Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica; Chapter 5 Valerius Flaccus, Virgil and the Poetics of Ekphrasis; Part 2 Themes and Contexts; Chapter 6 Myth and Mythopoesis in Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed January 7, 2015).
Summary Brill's Companion to Valerius Flaccus is the first English-language survey on all key aspects of this Flavian poet. A team of international specialists offers both an account of the state of the art and new insights.
Note English.
ISBN 9789004278653 (electronic bk.)
9004278656 (electronic bk.)
1322514836 (ebk)
9781322514833 (ebk)
OCLC # 898769262
Additional Format Print version: Brill's companion to Valerius Flaccus 9789004227415 (DLC) 2014018272 (OCoLC)879584075

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