Speech and Rhetoric in Statius'Thebaid (Altertumswissenschaftliche Texte und Studien) ebook
by William J. Dominik
where Statius refers to a ‘speech’ but does not quote its contents in any form
where Statius refers to a ‘speech’ but does not quote its contents in any form. where the poet refers to the content of a ‘speech’ but not in Oratio Obliqua, . 7 P. 30. s general understanding of statistical method is minimal. For instance, it is meaningless to say that the average length of a speech in the Thebaid is 13 lines when the three longest are 449 5/6, 115 5/6, and 75 7/12 lines long (p. 277), and the four shortest are one word each (p. 7, where D. erroneously claims that there are five such; I pass over.
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Speech and Rhetoric in Statius’ Thebaid. This is the only book-length study of the speeches in Statius’ Thebaid to be published. tliche Texte und Studien, Band 27. Hildesheim/Zürich/New York: Olms-Weidmann 1994. xi + 377. ISBN 3-487-09814-8. Concordantia in Claudianum (ed. P. G. Christiansen; assisted by me and M. O. Webb with computer assistance of R. Haynes and J. E. Holland).
He offers us an intelligent taxonomy of the 265 speeches of the Thebaid, with a. .
He offers us an intelligent taxonomy of the 265 speeches of the Thebaid, with a principal division into 'rhetorical' and 'non-rhetorical' speeches, subdivided into such different types as 'prayers', 'deliberative speeches', 'taunts' and 'oracular and prophetic speeches. In general, the interpretations offered by Dominik for each individual speech are sound enough, if rarely radical. The book is then rounded off with about ninety pages of very helpful statistical analysis which allow one readily to identify the various general patterns (who speaks when, what types of speech they make, the length of speech et. that have been discussed in the main body of the text.
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tliche Texte und Studien, Band 27. The work shows that Statius adapts the conventions of rhetoric and skilfully uses its resources in the composition of his speeches, which serve ultimately to reveal the thoughts and feelings of the poet on the human condition. by William J Dominik.
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Member, Centre for Medieval Studies. B. University of Oxford (First Class Honours in French and Latin) 1983. M. University of Oxford (converted B. 1987. Examined by J. Griffin and D. Feeney, 1987) 1989. University Press (Oxford, 1991). tliche Texte und Studien, Band 27) (Hildesheim, 1994).
The book focuses on the central theme of power - how it is exercised on the . His publications on Roman literature include "Speech and Rhetoric in Statius'" Thebaid.
The book focuses on the central theme of power - how it is exercised on the supernatural and human levels and the consequences of its pursuit and abuse in terms of the human condition. An ensuing discussion explores the political undercurrents of the epic. This is the first thematic study of Statius' "Thebaid" to be published in monograph form in English in the past twenty years. It examines in detail the thematic design and intent of the "Thebaid" and considers the question of its contemporary relevance.