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    DescriptionAchilles in Love: Intertextual Studies traces the escapades of Achilles' erotic history, whether in same-sex or opposite-sex relationships, and how they were developed and revealed, or elided and concealed, in the writing and visual arts following Homer. The volume investigates how different authors and artists responded to this most controversial aspect of Achilles' character, in comparison to the fiery personality that was shaped by the Iliad and was often considered 'canonical' for his character. Through analyzing Achilles in love from the time of Homer all the way down to the Latin poets of the first century BC and AD, the Ilias Latina, and the authors and iconography of the imperial age, this book makes both novel and productive connections between poetic texts, pictorial images, and literary genres which tried time and time again to capture Achilles' ever-shifting role within the world of eros.

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    Achilles in Love
    Intertextual Studies
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Marco Fantuzzi
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 338
    Width: 146 mm
    Height: 218 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 540 g
    ISBN 13: 9780199603626
    ISBN 10: 0199603626

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.7
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    DC23: 880.9351
    LC classification: PA3015.R5 A374 2012
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    Illustrations note
    9 in text illustrations
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press
    Publication date
    01 March 2013
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    Author Information
    Marco Fantuzzi is Professor of Greek Literature at the University of Macerata, Italy and Visitng Professor at Columbia University, New York. He is author of Tradition and Innovation in Hellenistic Poetry (with R. Hunter) and has co-edited Brill's Companion to Greek and Latin Pastoral (with T. Papanghelis).
    Review quote
    Marco Fantuzzi's study Achilles in Love is the first in-depth analysis of Achilles' four main erotic relationships... There is real value in Fantuzzi's meticulous and thorough collation of material,... and in the literary connections that he makes. Helen Morales, The Times Literary Supplement
    Table of contents
    FOREWORD ; 1. Introduction ; 2. Deidameia ; 3. Briseis ; 4. Comrades in love ; 5. Flirting with the enemy ; BIBLIOGRAPHY