Ancient letters: classical and late antique epistolography

What is a letter? / Roy K. Gibson and A. D. Morrison -- Down among the documents : criticism and papyrus letters / G. O. Hutchinson -- '...When who should walk into the room but...' : epistoliterarity in Cicero, ad qfr. 3.1 / John Henderson -- Cicero's stomach : political indignation...

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Contributors: Ebbeler, Jennifer (Other); Morello, Ruth (Editor); Morrison, A. D. ca. 20./21. Jh.
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Oxford [u.a.] Oxford University Press 2007
Edition:1. publ.
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Greek language / Epistolography
B Latin / Epistolography
Further subjects:B Collection of essays
B Letter writing, Latin History
B Statesmen Rome Correspondence History and criticism
B Authors, Latin Correspondence History and criticism
B Letter-writing, Latin History
B Latin letters History and criticism
B Statesmen Correspondence History and criticism Rome
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Summary:What is a letter? / Roy K. Gibson and A. D. Morrison -- Down among the documents : criticism and papyrus letters / G. O. Hutchinson -- '...When who should walk into the room but...' : epistoliterarity in Cicero, ad qfr. 3.1 / John Henderson -- Cicero's stomach : political indignation and the use of repeated allusive expressions in Ciceros correspondence / Stanley E. Hoffer -- Didacticism and epistolarity in Horace's epistles 1 / A. D. Morrison -- The importance of form in Seneca's philosophical letters / Brad Inwood -- Letters of recommendation and the rhetoric of praise / Roger Rees -- Confidence, Inuidia, and Pliny's epistolary curriculum / Ruth Morello -- The letter's the thing (in Pliny, book 7) / William Fitzgerald -- The epistula in ancient scientific and technical literature, with special reference to medicine / D. R. Langslow -- Back to Fronto : doctor and patient in his correspondence with an emperor / Annelise Freisenbruch -- Alciphron's epistolarity / Jason Konig -- Better than speech : some advantages of the letter in the Second Sophistic / Owen Hodkinson -- Mixed messages : the play of epistolary codes in two late antique Latin correspondences / Jennifer Ebbeler -- St Patrick and the art of allusion / Andrew Fear
ISBN:0199203954