Journals Higher Education



Published: 27 December 2016

240 Pages

9.7 x 7.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198738732

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Mimetic Contagion

Art and Artifice in Terence's Eunuch

Robert Germany

Oxford Studies in Ancient Culture & Representation

  • Synthesizes a broad discussion of mimetic contagion with a detailed analysis of its operation in a specific context and literary work
  • Combines insights from art history, visual theory, cultural studies, and literary criticism to offer a truly interdisciplinary approach
  • Develops fresh readings of Terence's Eunuch and other Latin poetry though close studies of the text