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Published: 18 November 1999

380 Pages


ISBN: 9780198152767

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Powers of Expression, Expressions of Power

Speech Presentation and Latin Literature

Andrew Laird

Clarendon Press

Oxford Classical Monographs

  • This is the first book ever devoted to the broader theoretical aspects of speech presentation in literature and history
  • This books is the first to emphasise the linguistic and ideological importance of speech presentation to modern theories of language and literature
  • This book shows how speech presentation offers fresh insights on characterisation, genre, ideology, representation and intertextuality, and how these issues are inextricably connected
  • All Greek and Latin is translated