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Ancient letters : classical and late antique epistolography / edited by Ruth Morello and A. D. Morrison.

Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007.

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  • Title:
    Ancient letters : classical and late antique epistolography / edited by Ruth Morello and A. D. Morrison.
  • Contributor: Ruth Morello;
    A. D Morrison
  • Subjects: Latin letters -- History and criticism; Letter writing, Latin -- History; Authors, Latin -- Correspondence -- History and criticism; Statesmen -- Rome -- Correspondence -- History and criticism;
    Dewey: 876.0109
  • Publication Details: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007.
  • Language: English
  • Description: Contents: 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.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9780199203956 (hbk.) : £60.00; ISBN 0199203954 (hbk.) : £60.00; BNB GBA750204; System number 013662071
  • Notes: Formerly CIP.
    Bibliography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [349]-366) and indexes.
  • Physical Description: xvii, 373 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Shelfmark(s): General Reference Collection YC.2007.a.14748
    Document Supply m07/.25962
  • UIN: BLL01013662071

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