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The Resource Irony and misreading in the Annals of Tacitus, Ellen O'Gorman

Irony and misreading in the Annals of Tacitus, Ellen O'Gorman

Label
Irony and misreading in the Annals of Tacitus
Title
Irony and misreading in the Annals of Tacitus
Statement of responsibility
Ellen O'Gorman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book is a literary analysis of the language and style of Tacitus' Annals. The political context of first-second century AD Rome is also taken into consideration. Issues relating to the study of narrative, Roman politics and theories of history are addressed in the course of the discussion
Action
digitized
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
O'Gorman, Ellen
Dewey number
878/.0109
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tacitus, Cornelius
  • Tacitus, Cornelius
  • Tacitus, Cornelius
  • Tacitus, Cornelius
  • Tacite
  • Tacite
  • Historiography
  • Rhetoric, Ancient
  • Irony
  • Rome
Label
Irony and misreading in the Annals of Tacitus, Ellen O'Gorman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 184-192) and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; 1 Introduction: irony, history, reading; 2 Imperium sine Fine: problems of definition in Annals I; 3 Germanicus and the reader in the text; 4 Reading Tiberius at face value; 5 Obliteration and the literate emperor; 6 The empress's plot; 7 Ghostwriting the emperor Nero; 8 Conclusion: the end of history; Bibliography; General Index; Index Locorum
Control code
ocm51208905
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 200 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511327490
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)51208905
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Irony and misreading in the Annals of Tacitus, Ellen O'Gorman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 184-192) and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; 1 Introduction: irony, history, reading; 2 Imperium sine Fine: problems of definition in Annals I; 3 Germanicus and the reader in the text; 4 Reading Tiberius at face value; 5 Obliteration and the literate emperor; 6 The empress's plot; 7 Ghostwriting the emperor Nero; 8 Conclusion: the end of history; Bibliography; General Index; Index Locorum
Control code
ocm51208905
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 200 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511327490
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)51208905
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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