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Published: 05 January 2012

192 Pages


ISBN: 9780199837519

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Literary Revision as Social Performance in Ancient Rome

Sean Alexander Gurd

American Philological Association American Classical Studies

  • First substantive study of the cultural and social importance of literary revision among ancient Greek and Roman authors
  • Promotes the idea that that literary incompletion was as important as literary perfection to ancient authors