TITLE

ELOQUENT COLLISIONS: THE ANNALES OF TACITUS, THE COLUMN OF TRAJAN, AND THE CINEMATIC QUICK-CUT

AUTHOR(S)
WADDELL, PHILIP
PUB. DATE
September 2013
SOURCE
Arethusa;Fall2013, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p471
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
An essay is presented on the modern scholar's understanding of the book "Annales" by Cornelius Tacitus. The author believes that scholars have been puzzled and confused by the strange portent and linear rhetorical skill in writing the book which uses transitions instead of self-contained scenes. He argues that a visual text could be applied through the mediation of narratology in understanding the plot, story, and messages generated by the narrative text.
ACCESSION #
90578331

 

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