Table of contents for Ancient letters : classical and late antique epistolography / edited by Ruth Morello and A. D. Morrison.

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List of Abbreviations xv
List of Contributors xvi
INTRODUCTION: What is a Letter? 1
Roy K. Gibson and A. D. Morrison
1.Down among the Documents: Criticism and Papyrus Letters 17
G. O. Hutchinson
2. when who should walk into the room but : Epistoliterarity in Cicero, Ad Qfr. 3.1 37
John Henderson
3.Ciceros Stomach: Political Indignation and the Use of Repeated Allusive Expressions in Ciceros Correspondence 87
Stanley E. Hoffer
4.Didacticism and Epistolarity in Horaces Epistles 1 107
A. D. Morrison
5.The Importance of Form in Senecas Philosophical Letters 133
Brad Inwood
6.Letters of Recommendation and the Rhetoric of Praise 149
Roger Rees
7.Confidence, Inuidia, and Plinys Epistolary Curriculum 169
Ruth Morello
8.The Letters the Thing (in Pliny, Book 7) 191
William Fitzgerald
9.The Epistula in Ancient Scientific and Technical Literature, with Special Reference to Medicine 211
D. R. Langslow
10.Back to Fronto: Doctor and Patient in his Correspondence with an Emperor 235
Annelise Freisenbruch
11.Alciphrons Epistolarity 257
Jason Knig
12.Better than Speech: Some Advantages of the Letter in the Second Sophistic 283
Owen Hodkinson
13.Mixed Messages: The Play of Epistolary Codes in Two Late Antique Latin Correspondences 301
Jennifer Ebbeler
14.St Patrick and the Art of Allusion 325
Andrew Fear
Appendix to Chapter 14: Epistola ad Milites Corotici, translated by David Howlett 338
Bibliography 349
Index of Subjects 367
Index of Names 000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Latin letters -- History and criticism.
Letter-writing, Latin -- History.
Authors, Latin -- Correspondence -- History and criticism.
Statesmen -- Rome -- Correspondence -- History and criticism.