Boethius and dialogue : literary method in The consolation of philosophy /

This book treats Boethius' Consolation of Philosophy as a work of imaginative literature, and applies modern techniques of criticism to his writings. The author's central purpose is to demonstrate the methodological and thematic coherence of The Consolation of Philosophy. Originally publis...

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Main Author: Lerer, Seth, 1955- (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [1985]
Series:Princeton legacy library
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • Frontmatter
  • CONTENTS
  • A NOTE ON TEXTS
  • ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
  • INTRODUCTION
  • I Readers and Writers: Traditions of the Latin Dialogue
  • II. The Search for Voice
  • III. Language and Loss in Book Three
  • IV. Readings and Rewritings in Book Four
  • V.A New Beginning
  • APPENDIX Seneca's Plays in The Consolation of Philosophy
  • INDEX OF NAMES AND SUBJECTS
  • INDEX OF LATIN TERMS.