Impartial Stranger: History and Intertextuality in Gibbon's Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

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Index
Académie des Inscriptions, 189
acceleration of the narrative, 214–15, 240
Ackroyd, Peter, 95–96
Addison, Joseph, 40, 59–60, 62
Aeneid (Virgil), 84, 94–98
Aesop, 155
Age of Atilla (C. D. Gordon), 243
allegory, 25, 90–91, 128–30
"Alliance of Education and Government" (Thomas Gray), 108
Amadis de Gaul, 139
ambivalent word, 221, 234–35
Ammianus Marcellinus, 199–212, 23637, 271n.68, 272n.77
Anatomy of Melancholy (Robert Burton), 107
Ankersmit, Franklin R., 17, 21–26, 200
annihilation of the interval, 92–98, 239, 243
Antiquities of the House of Brunswick, The (Gibbon), 136–37
Arab historians, 206–7
Arcadia (Sir Philip Sidney), 141
architectural metaphors, 212–20, 223
Ariosto, 136–37, 147–48
Artamène (Mme de Scudéry), 140
Tale of a Tub, A (Swift), 44
Athalie (Racine), 195
Austen, Jane, 126, 152–53
authors, 26–27, 105; authority, 180, 191–93, 200–201, 207–8, 253; implied, 13, 98; vs. narrators, 153–54; sources, 234–35. See also historians; narrators
Autobiography, as Originally Edited by Lord Sheffield (Gibbon), 80–81, 260 n.47
Bacon, Francis, 20, 115–16, 185–86
Badian, Ernest, 165–67
Bakhtin, M. M., 201, 207–8, 213, 221, 235, 269n.31, 271n.65
Balzac, Honoré de, 24
Bann, Stephen, 27, 31
Bannister, Mark, 140
Banville, John, 15
barbarous topographer, 76, 91–92, 97–98
Baridon, Michel, 212
Barrell, John, 73
Barthes, Roland, 24–27, 100, 218, 221; acceleration of the narrative, 214–15; disappearance of the author, 26–27; intertextuality, 105–6; objectivity, 1314; readers, 207–8; realism, 135; writer's character, 57–58
Bateson, Gregory, 80, 260n.53
Battle of the Books, 177, 182, 194
Bayle, Pierre, 167–73, 183–192, 198
Beckford, William, 120, 122, 127
Behn, Aphra, 134–35
Belsey, Catherine, 14–15
Benjamin, Walter, 89–90, 223, 224
Bentley, Richard, 177–78, 180–82, 194–97, 222–23
Bernays, Michael, 192–93, 268n.66
Bibliotèque Orientale (d'Herbelot), 187
Bond, Harold, 35, 213
Bonnard, Georges, 83, 154, 260n.47
Borges, Jorge Luis, 105–6, 145, 180
Bowersock, Glen, 163
Bracciolini, Poggio, 77–86, 91–98, 257 n.57; discovered manuscripts, 111–12; prospects of Rome, 70–77
Braudel, Fernand, 24–25
Braudy, Leo, 35–37, 64, 137
bricolage, 209–20, 233
Britannicus (Racine), 109
Brontë, Emily, 245
Brower, Reuben, 231
Brown, Peter, 88, 91
Browning, Robert (historian), 135
Budé, Guillaume, 193–94
Burton, Robert, 107

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page 5
  • Contents 9
  • Acknowledgements 11
  • Introduction 13
  • Chapter 1 - Tropes of Transcendence 48
  • Chapter 2 - Pandemonium and Romance 100
  • Chapter 3 - The Genres of the Fact 160
  • Chapter 4 - Translating the Sources: Dialogue or Bricolage? 199
  • Conclusion 252
  • Notes 255
  • Bibliography 273
  • Index 282
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