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{Free Book} Ø Complex Inferiorities: The Poetics of the Weaker Voice in Latin Literature ì This volume investigates an important and surprisingly widespread phenomenon in Latin literature, which has to date received little sustained discussion the deliberate assumption of a weaker voice by speakers who in fact hold sufficient status not to be forced into this position Though often associated with the markers of imperial hegemony and elite speech, Latin literature evinces a remarkably broad range of strategies designed to enable the adoption of a markedly disempowered voice from topoi such as recusatio professing a lack of ability to write in status conforming, superior genres and rhetorical devices such as prosopopoeia artfully and strategically adopting a persona to garner favour, even when this means temporarily forfeiting one s higher status and discursive privileges , to the long silenced female heroines of Ovid s Heroides and satire s irreverent take on the great and the good by framing its narratives as being articulated from below Even large scale cultural self positionings fall within this scope, be they expressions of Roman cultural inferiority vis vis classical Greece or the tensions that arise between humble yet spiritually superior Christian writers and their grand, canonical, and classical yet pagan predecessorsThe intersecting case studies offered in Complex Inferiorities examine this phenomenon in a wide range of genres, periods, and authors By demonstrating that re negotiating alleged weakness constitutes a central activity in Latin literature, this volume reveals the extent of the literary and cultural political possibilities opened up by assuming and speaking in voices of weakness and inferiority Authored by experts in their fields, the individual chapters explore the crucial role of the weaker voice in establishing, perpetuating, and challenging hierarchies and values in a wide range of contexts from poetics and choices of genre, to social status and intra and intercultural relations thereby offering invaluable insights not only for the study of classics, but for literary and cultural studies across the humanities Telecommunication Systems which has to date received little sustained discussion the deliberate assumption of a weaker voice by speakers who in fact hold sufficient status not to be forced into this position Though often associated with the markers of imperial hegemony and elite speech The Poams Latin literature evinces a remarkably broad range of strategies designed to enable the adoption of a markedly disempowered voice from topoi such as recusatio professing a lack of ability to write in status conforming Archetypes of Thought superior genres and rhetorical devices such as prosopopoeia artfully and strategically adopting a persona to garner favour Virgin Exotica even when this means temporarily forfeiting one s higher status and discursive privileges Verbotene Mission (Kings & Fools to the long silenced female heroines of Ovid s Heroides and satire s irreverent take on the great and the good by framing its narratives as being articulated from below Even large scale cultural self positionings fall within this scope Second Sight (The Admirals Elite, be they expressions of Roman cultural inferiority vis vis classical Greece or the tensions that arise between humble yet spiritually superior Christian writers and their grand Meine russische Schwiegermutter und andere Katastrophen canonical Like Gravity and classical yet pagan predecessorsThe intersecting case studies offered in Complex Inferiorities examine this phenomenon in a wide range of genres Gallaghers Choice (Gallagher, periods Outcast and authors By demonstrating that re negotiating alleged weakness constitutes a central activity in Latin literature Der weite Ritt this volume reveals the extent of the literary and cultural political possibilities opened up by assuming and speaking in voices of weakness and inferiority Authored by experts in their fields Hubris and Hybrids the individual chapters explore the crucial role of the weaker voice in establishing Beads in Bloom perpetuating Family Connections (The Connelly Chronicles, and challenging hierarchies and values in a wide range of contexts from poetics and choices of genre Jureks Erben. Vom Weiterleben nach dem Überleben to social status and intra and intercultural relations thereby offering invaluable insights not only for the study of classics Claus Schenk Graf Von Stauffenberg but for literary and cultural studies across the humanities