Return to home page
Searching: Otterbein library catalog
Some OPAL libraries remain closed or are operating at reduced service levels. Materials from those libraries may not be requestable; requested items may take longer to arrive. Note that pickup procedures may differ between libraries. Please contact your library for new procedures, specific requests, or other assistance.
  Previous Record Previous Item Next Item Next Record
  Reviews, Summaries, etc...
Title Classical constructions : papers in memory of Don Fowler, classicist and epicurean / edited by S.J. Heyworth ; with P.G. Fowler and S.J. Harrison.
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.

View online
View online
Subject Fowler, Don, 1953-1999.
Classical literature -- History and criticism.
Classical philology.
Alt Name Heyworth, S. J.
Fowler, Peta.
Harrison, S. J.
Description 1 online resource (xv, 368 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 320-358) and indexes.
Contents Laocoon's point of view : walking the Roman way / Don Fowler -- Life as play, life as a play : Montaigne and the epicureans / Phillip Mitsis -- Bicycles, centaurs and man-faced ox-creatures : ontological instability in Lucretius / Gordon Campbell -- Didaxis, rhetoric, and the law in Lucretius / Alessandro Schiesaro -- Making an exemplum of yourself : Cicero and Augustus / Michele Lowrie -- Natura narratur : Tullius Laureas' elegy for Cicero (Pliny, Nat. 31.8) / Llewelyn Morgan -- Contrasts / Philip Hardie -- Horace's body, Horace's books / Joseph Farrell -- Ovid among the conspiracy theorists / Stephen Hinds -- Haec tum Roma fuit : past, present, and closure in Silius Italicus' Punica / Ben Tipping -- Petrarch's Lucan and the Africa / Matthew Leigh -- Translating antiquity : intertextuality, anachronism, and archaism / Deborah H. Roberts -- Fiction, philosophy, and logical closure / Andrew Laird -- From man to book : the close of Tacitus' Agricola / Stephen Harrison.
Summary This is a collection of scholarly papers on Latin literature by a number of distinguished classicists, produced in memory of Don Fowler, who died in 1999 at the age of 46. The essays are concerned with the reception of the classical world, extending into the realms of modern philosophy, art history, and cultural studies.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0191527254 (electronic bk.)
9780191527258 (electronic bk.)
9780199218035 (Cloth)
019921803X (Cloth)
019921803X (Cloth)
0191711535 (ebook)
9780191711534 (ebook)
OCLC # 314219734
Additional Format Print version: Classical constructions. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007 (DLC) 2007020921

If you experience difficulty accessing or navigating this content, please contact the OPAL Support Team