Journals Higher Education



Published: 19 March 2017

456 Pages | 46 black-and-white illus.

9.2 x 6.0 inches

ISBN: 9780198724292

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Word of Mouth

Fama and Its Personifications in Art and Literature from Ancient Rome to the Middle Ages

Gianni Guastella

  • Engages in a broad-ranging interdisciplinary approach, addressing areas of anthropological, sociological, literary, and historical-artistic interest
  • Draws on a wide range of detailed examples and case studies, from Virgil's Fama in Book 4 of the Aeneid to Chaucer's House of Fame
  • Supplements detailed discussion of figurative art with extensive illustrations throughout the text