Come Orazio a Tivoli, ma senza pensieri (Stazio, silv. I 3) digital
formato: Articolo | AEVUM ANTIQUUM - 2018 - 18
In silv. I 3, in order to describe the villa of Manilius Vopiscus at Tibur, Statius makes use of a particular compositional technique, typical of the Silvae, by pressing to the fore and developing certain themes and recurrent motifs through repetitions with variations. A preeminent function of these repetitions is to evoke Horatian memories that become ever clearer as the poem progresses...
Elogio con variazione. Improvvisazione e tecnica compositiva nelle Silvae di Stazio digital
formato: Articolo | AEVUM ANTIQUUM - 2017 - 17
In the prefaces to the individual books of the Silvae, Statius asks to be forgiven for the boldness of his compositions, which he claims to have been written in one go and very quickly.