Journals Higher Education



Published: 06 December 2011

192 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199837519

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Literary Revision as Social Performance in Ancient Rome

Sean Alexander Gurd

Society for Classical Studies 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