Tag Archives: Mimesis

Suetonius, Nero’s Dreams, and Biographical Memory

As noted in my previous post, I’m back at UC Irvine and we are in the first few weeks of the Fall quarter (the UC calendar starts insanely late in the year). I’d like to get back into blogging again, … Continue reading

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Diegesis and Mimesis: A Very Brief Introduction

Another major part of working on a dissertation in the humanities is that you will usually incorporate some form of literary theory into the central thesis of your argument. I have discussed in a previous post some current theory of … Continue reading

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