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The Cast of Character

The Representation of Personality in Ancient and Medieval Literature

Series: Heritage
This book is concerned with the idea of character and the methods of representing it in ancient and medieval narrative fiction, and shows how late classical and medieval authors adopted techniques and perspectives from rhetoric, philosophy, and sometimes theology to fashion figures who define not only themselves but also their readers.

Author Information

GinsbergWarren :

Warren Ginsberg is a professor of English in the Department of Comparative Literature, University of Oregon.

Audience: College/higher education;Professional and scholarly;