IMPERSONATING THE BANISHED PHILOSOPHER PSEUDO-SENECA'S LIBER EPIGRAMMATON

@inproceedings{Holzberg2004IMPERSONATINGTB,
  title={IMPERSONATING THE BANISHED PHILOSOPHER PSEUDO-SENECA'S LIBER EPIGRAMMATON},
  author={Niklas Holzberg},
  year={2004}
}
poetry has been to convince the majority of critical readers that the persona of the banished ego must, like its counterpart first-person personae in the poet's other works, be perceived as the product of poetic engineering. Ovid stages his appearance in the role of exul as an elegiac part spoken in monologues and letters. The content of an elegy is traditionally a lament, to be voiced in the first person, and in the Amores the circumstances which Ovid's persona has occasion to bewail had been… CONTINUE READING