Chapter 17. Historiography and Biography

  1. Stephen Harrison
  1. Christina Shuttleworth Kraus

Published Online: 29 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996683.ch18

A Companion to Latin Literature

A Companion to Latin Literature

How to Cite

Kraus, C. S. (2005) Historiography and Biography, in A Companion to Latin Literature (ed S. Harrison), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470996683.ch18

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631235293

Online ISBN: 9780470996683

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Keywords:

  • historiograph;
  • biography;
  • rhetoric;
  • language;
  • reading history

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Some Formal Considerations

  • History's Purpose, History's Rhetoric

  • History's Language

  • Reading History

  • The Shift to Biography: Praise, Blame and Historical Narrative

  • Biography