Greek Literature and the Roman Empire: The Politics of Imitation

Greek Literature and the Roman Empire: The Politics of Imitation

Tim Whitmarsh

Language: English

Pages: 392

ISBN: 0199240353

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


Greek Literature and the Roman Empire uses up-to-date literary and cultural theory to explore the phenomenal rise of interest in literary writing in Greece under the Roman Empire. Greek identity cannot be properly understood without appreciating the brilliant sophistication of the writers of the period, whose texts must be considered in the historical and cultural context of the battles for identity that raged under the vast, multicultural Roman Empire.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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