Beyond Anger: A Study of Juvenal's Third Book of Satires

Beyond Anger: A Study of Juvenal's Third Book of Satires

by Susan H. Braund
     
 

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Beyond Anger is the first detailed literary analysis of Juvenal's third book of Satires (Satires 7, 8, and 9). Braund focuses on the satiric techniques Juvenal employs in this book, arguing that in Book III Juvenal uses a new, ironic persona which makes his satire more indirect, subtle, and double-edged than does the angry approach found in the earlier… See more details below

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Beyond Anger is the first detailed literary analysis of Juvenal's third book of Satires (Satires 7, 8, and 9). Braund focuses on the satiric techniques Juvenal employs in this book, arguing that in Book III Juvenal uses a new, ironic persona which makes his satire more indirect, subtle, and double-edged than does the angry approach found in the earlier works.

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"It is to the credit of Braund that she has assimilated the scattered works and different methods of scholars since Highet and pulled their ideas together, with both originality and rigor....This is a basic work for all students of Juvenal." William S. Anderson, Phoenix

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ISBN-13:
9780521037440
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/12/2007
Series:
Cambridge Classical Studies Series
Pages:
312
Sales rank:
1,056,513
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.71(d)

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