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Constructing Literature in the Roman Republic: Poetry and Its Reception

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How the Romans came to have a literature reflecting native and foreign impulses, and how it formed a legacy for subsequent generations have become central questions in the cultural history of the Republic. This book explores the development of Roman literary sensibility from early interest in epic and drama, through invention of satire and eventual enshrining of books in p ...more
Hardcover, 249 pages
Published November 7th 2005 by Cambridge University Press
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