Literarisches Leben im antiken Rom. Sozialgeschichte der römischen Literatur von Cicero bis Apuleius.
Metzler, Stuttgart / Weimar, 1998. X,310p. Hardbound woth dust wrps. Dust wrps slightly creased to lower part back. Else fine. Original title: Roman Literary Culture. From Cicero to Apuleius. 'F.'s stated aim is to direct attention to 'the importance of circumstance and context' rather than write a mere literary history. (...) F.'s focus is solidly on the authors, and the degree of discussion of social and historircal context varies. (...) This is an excellently written book by a mature scholar that repays close reading and stimulates debate. I have learned much from it.' (KARL GALINSKY on the original edition in The Classical Review (Nw Series, 1998,p.81).