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The Ideology of Classicism : Language, History, and Identity in Dionysius of Halicarnassus.

By: Series: Untersuchungen Zur Antiken Literatur und Geschichte SerPublisher: Berlin/Boston : De Gruyter, Inc., 2011Copyright date: ©2011Description: 1 online resource (408 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9783110259117
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Ideology of Classicism : Language, History, and Identity in Dionysius of HalicarnassusDDC classification:
  • 880.9/001
LOC classification:
  • PA3967.Z6W53 2011
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Contents:
Intro -- Preface -- Table of Contents -- 1. Introduction: The Aims and Methods of This Study -- 1.1 'Webs of Significance' - A Novel Approach to Dionysius' Classicism -- 1.1.1 Dionysius' Classicism as a Cultural Phenomenon -- 1.1.2 Dionysius - an 'Augustan'Author? -- 1.1.3 A Cultural Identity Approach to Dionysius' Classicism -- 1.2 The Conceptual Framework of Dionysius' Classicism -- 1.2.1 Criticismas a Struggle forAuthority -- 1.2.2 Dionysius' Critical Method as Heir to the Tradition of Classical Rhetoric -- 1.2.3 The Power of the Text: Creating a Discursive Tradition -- 1.2.4 Criticism as Constituent of Communities of Intellectuals -- 1.3 Conclusions -- 2. Reviving the Past: Language and Identity in Dionysius' Classicism -- 2.1 Introduction: Language and Time in Dionysius' Classicism -- FilÏsofoc <Rhtorik†, M-mhsic, and Continuity -- 2.2.1 Politiko» LÏgoi: Learning Classical Identity from Isocrates -- 2.2.2 Classicist Self-Fashioning: Re-enacting the Past through M-mhsic -- 2.3 Language and Power: Getting the Romans into the Picture -- 2.3.1 Greeks, Romans, Barbarians: Dionysius' Interpretation ofAugustanRome -- 2.3.2 Dionysius' Interpretation of the Roman Present inContext -- 2.3.3 Greek or Roman? The Ambiguity of Dionysius' ViewofAugustanRome -- 2.3.4 Coda: How Historical is Dionysius' Model of History? -- 2.4 Summary -- 3. History and Criticism: The Construction of a Classicist Past -- 3.1 'Metahistory' avant la lettre: Dionysius on Historical Writing -- 3.2 Deconstructing Thucydides -- 3.2.1 Identifying with the Past: Why Herodotus Succeeded where Thucydides Failed -- 3.2.2 Classicist History: Theopompus' 'Isocratean' Approach to the Past -- 3.2.3 Between History and Criticism: Re-writing the MelianDialogue -- 3.3 A Greek Past for the Roman Present: The Project of Dionysius' Antiquitates.
3.3.1 EOEjÃc ‚x Çrq®c: The Archaeology of Roman Power -- 3.3.2 Identity and Difference: Be Roman, Go Greek? -- 3.4 Summary -- 4. Knowledge and Elitism: Being a Classicist Critic -- 4.1 >Anàgnwsic Trofò LËxewc: Reading and Distinction in Dionysius' Classicism -- 4.2 'Authentic Reading': Becoming aClassicistCritic -- 4.2.1 The Failures of Scholarship Past: Redressing the Balance between Theory and Practice -- 4.2.2 Misreading Tradition: Deconstructing Chrysippus -- 4.2.3 Refuting the Idea of a 'NaturalWordOrder' -- 4.2.4 On Literary Composition : A Normative Aesthetics ofClassical Style -- 4.2.5 Dionysius' Writings: A Classical Course of Education -- 4.3 TheMysteries of Education: Being an EliteCritic -- 4.3.1 Knowledge and Elitism -- 4.3.2 TheMysteries ofKnowledge -- 4.3.3 Classical Politicians and Classicist Readers: Knowledge and Leadership -- 4.4 Summary -- 5. Enacting Distinction: The Interactive Structure of Dionysius' Writings -- 5.1 Criticism as Dialogic Interaction: Creating an 'Imagined Community' of Classicists -- 5.2 Strategies ofDistinction:Out-Group Reading -- 5.2.1 'Objective Critic' vs 'Subjective Critic': The Peripatetic on Trial -- 5.2.2 The Aesthetics of Criticism: Dionysius vs the Platonists -- 5.3 Summary -- 6. Conclusions -- References -- Indices -- 1. Key Notions, Persons, Places -- 2. Greek Terms -- 3. PassagesDiscussed.
Summary: In der 1968 gegründeten Reihe erscheinen Monographien aus den Gebieten der Griechischen und Lateinischen Philologie sowie der Alten Geschichte. Die Bände weisen eine große Vielzahl von Themen auf: neben sprachlichen, textkritischen oder gattungsgeschichtlichen philologischen Untersuchungen stehen sozial-, politik-, finanz- und kulturgeschichtliche Arbeiten aus der Klassischen Antike und der Spätantike. Entscheidend für die Aufnahme ist die Qualität einer Arbeit; besonderen Wert legen die Herausgeber auf eine umfassende Heranziehung der einschlägigen Texte und Quellen und deren sorgfältige kritische Auswertung.
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Intro -- Preface -- Table of Contents -- 1. Introduction: The Aims and Methods of This Study -- 1.1 'Webs of Significance' - A Novel Approach to Dionysius' Classicism -- 1.1.1 Dionysius' Classicism as a Cultural Phenomenon -- 1.1.2 Dionysius - an 'Augustan'Author? -- 1.1.3 A Cultural Identity Approach to Dionysius' Classicism -- 1.2 The Conceptual Framework of Dionysius' Classicism -- 1.2.1 Criticismas a Struggle forAuthority -- 1.2.2 Dionysius' Critical Method as Heir to the Tradition of Classical Rhetoric -- 1.2.3 The Power of the Text: Creating a Discursive Tradition -- 1.2.4 Criticism as Constituent of Communities of Intellectuals -- 1.3 Conclusions -- 2. Reviving the Past: Language and Identity in Dionysius' Classicism -- 2.1 Introduction: Language and Time in Dionysius' Classicism -- FilÏsofoc <Rhtorik†, M-mhsic, and Continuity -- 2.2.1 Politiko» LÏgoi: Learning Classical Identity from Isocrates -- 2.2.2 Classicist Self-Fashioning: Re-enacting the Past through M-mhsic -- 2.3 Language and Power: Getting the Romans into the Picture -- 2.3.1 Greeks, Romans, Barbarians: Dionysius' Interpretation ofAugustanRome -- 2.3.2 Dionysius' Interpretation of the Roman Present inContext -- 2.3.3 Greek or Roman? The Ambiguity of Dionysius' ViewofAugustanRome -- 2.3.4 Coda: How Historical is Dionysius' Model of History? -- 2.4 Summary -- 3. History and Criticism: The Construction of a Classicist Past -- 3.1 'Metahistory' avant la lettre: Dionysius on Historical Writing -- 3.2 Deconstructing Thucydides -- 3.2.1 Identifying with the Past: Why Herodotus Succeeded where Thucydides Failed -- 3.2.2 Classicist History: Theopompus' 'Isocratean' Approach to the Past -- 3.2.3 Between History and Criticism: Re-writing the MelianDialogue -- 3.3 A Greek Past for the Roman Present: The Project of Dionysius' Antiquitates.

3.3.1 EOEjÃc ‚x Çrq®c: The Archaeology of Roman Power -- 3.3.2 Identity and Difference: Be Roman, Go Greek? -- 3.4 Summary -- 4. Knowledge and Elitism: Being a Classicist Critic -- 4.1 >Anàgnwsic Trofò LËxewc: Reading and Distinction in Dionysius' Classicism -- 4.2 'Authentic Reading': Becoming aClassicistCritic -- 4.2.1 The Failures of Scholarship Past: Redressing the Balance between Theory and Practice -- 4.2.2 Misreading Tradition: Deconstructing Chrysippus -- 4.2.3 Refuting the Idea of a 'NaturalWordOrder' -- 4.2.4 On Literary Composition : A Normative Aesthetics ofClassical Style -- 4.2.5 Dionysius' Writings: A Classical Course of Education -- 4.3 TheMysteries of Education: Being an EliteCritic -- 4.3.1 Knowledge and Elitism -- 4.3.2 TheMysteries ofKnowledge -- 4.3.3 Classical Politicians and Classicist Readers: Knowledge and Leadership -- 4.4 Summary -- 5. Enacting Distinction: The Interactive Structure of Dionysius' Writings -- 5.1 Criticism as Dialogic Interaction: Creating an 'Imagined Community' of Classicists -- 5.2 Strategies ofDistinction:Out-Group Reading -- 5.2.1 'Objective Critic' vs 'Subjective Critic': The Peripatetic on Trial -- 5.2.2 The Aesthetics of Criticism: Dionysius vs the Platonists -- 5.3 Summary -- 6. Conclusions -- References -- Indices -- 1. Key Notions, Persons, Places -- 2. Greek Terms -- 3. PassagesDiscussed.

In der 1968 gegründeten Reihe erscheinen Monographien aus den Gebieten der Griechischen und Lateinischen Philologie sowie der Alten Geschichte. Die Bände weisen eine große Vielzahl von Themen auf: neben sprachlichen, textkritischen oder gattungsgeschichtlichen philologischen Untersuchungen stehen sozial-, politik-, finanz- und kulturgeschichtliche Arbeiten aus der Klassischen Antike und der Spätantike. Entscheidend für die Aufnahme ist die Qualität einer Arbeit; besonderen Wert legen die Herausgeber auf eine umfassende Heranziehung der einschlägigen Texte und Quellen und deren sorgfältige kritische Auswertung.

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