xiv, 436 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
0199217491 alkaline paper 9780199217496 alkaline paper
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Includes bibliographical references (pages -418) and indexes.
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Introduction : Roma, recepta : a topography of the imagination / David H.J. Larmour and Diana Spencer Rome at a gallop : Livy, on not gazing, jumping, or toppling into the void / Diana Spencer 'In the name of the father' : Ovid's Theban law / Micaela Janan 'I get around' : sadism, desire, and metonymy on the streets of Rome with Horace, Ovid, and Juvenal / Paul Allen Miller Holes in the body : sites of abjection in Juvenal's Rome / David H.J. Larmour Victim and voyeur : Rome as a character in Tacitus' Histories 3 / Rhiannon Ash The gates of Janus : Bakhtin and Plutarch's Roman meta-chronotope / Jason Banta Staging Rome : the Renaissance, Rome, and humanism's classical crisis / Jacob Blevins Sizing up Rome, or theorizing the overview / Caroline Vout Ancient Rome for little comrades : the legacy of classical antiquity in Soviet childrens' literature / Marina Balina The sites and sights of Rome in Fellini's films : 'not a human habitation but a psychical entity' / Elena Theodorakopoulos.