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Statius Silvae 5

Statius Silvae 5 by Bruce Gibson
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This new edition deals with Book 5 of Statius' Silvae, which has often been neglected in thematic treatments of the poet's work. The book is notable for its concern with Statius himself - one poem is a lament for his father, who was himself a poet and a teacher. As well as discussing issues of linguistic usage and textual problems (which are numerous), the commentary examines such aspects of literary interpretation as the use of allusion and the role ofgenre, and also includes a conspectus of the historical and cultural background. This is an invaluable introduction to the work of a learned, and increasingly appreciated, poet.
OUP Oxford; October 2006
545 pages; ISBN 9780191515385
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Title: Statius Silvae 5
Author: Bruce Gibson
 
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0191515388
9780191515385
9780199277155