'Hearing voices: intertextual orality in Plutarch' with Dr Alexei Zadorozhny (University of Liverpool)

Start time: 17:00 / End time: 18:00 / Date: 13 Mar 2018 / Venue: Walbank Seminar Room, 12 Abercromby Square, University of Liverpool

Open to: Students within this Faculty / Staff within this Faculty / Any UOL students / Any UOL staff / Any potential undergraduate students / Any potential postgraduate students / Any potential international students / University of Liverpool Alumni / General Public

Type: Seminar

Cost: Free.

Contact: For more information contact Dr Alexei Zadorozhny at avzadoro@liverpool.ac.uk

About the event

Location: Walbank Seminar Room, 12 Abercromby Square, University of Liverpool

The notion of voice has become central in recent readings of ancient literature from the intertextual and narratological perspectives. The aim of this paper is to explore the role of voice as a factor of Plutarch’s intertextual practice – when the idea of voice is literally mobilized in order to frame a reference. Plutarch’s apparent readiness to “oralize” the pre-text will then be foregrounded in his overall programme of cultivating paideutic values through the medium of texts and language”.

Image: Plutarch's bust at Chaeronea. Source: Wikipedia Commons

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