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By Anna Marmodoro,Jonathan Hill

What value does the voice or projected character within which a textual content is written have for our knowing of the that means of that textual content? This quantity explores the personality of the writer in antiquity, from Homer to past due antiquity, bearing in mind either Latin and Greek authors from a number disciplines. The 13 chapters are divided into major sections, the 1st of which specializes in the various different types of writing followed through numerous historical authors, and the
different methods those kinds have been used to provide and venture an authorial voice. the second one a part of the amount considers questions relating to authority and ascription with regards to the authorial voice. particularly, it seems at how later readers - and later authors - could comprehend the authority of a
text's writer or intended writer. the quantity comprises chapters on pseudo-epigraphy and fictional letters, in addition to using texts as authoritative in philosophical colleges, and the traditional ascription of authorship to works of art.

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