Juvenal: Satires, Book I / Edition 1

Juvenal: Satires, Book I / Edition 1

by Juvenal
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521356679

ISBN-13: 9780521356671

Pub. Date: 03/28/1996

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This volume presents a new commentary on the first book of satires of the Roman satirist Juvenal. In the Introduction Braund situates Juvenal within the genre of satire and demonstrates his originality in creating an angry character who declaims in the "grand style." The Commentary illuminates the content and style of Satires 1-5. The essays on each of the poems

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This volume presents a new commentary on the first book of satires of the Roman satirist Juvenal. In the Introduction Braund situates Juvenal within the genre of satire and demonstrates his originality in creating an angry character who declaims in the "grand style." The Commentary illuminates the content and style of Satires 1-5. The essays on each of the poems together with the overview of Book I in the Introduction present the first integrated reading of these Satires as an organic structure.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521356671
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/1996
Series:
Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
332
Product dimensions:
4.84(w) x 7.32(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Juvenal and satire; 2. The genre of Roman verse satire; 3. The origins of Roman satire; 4. Juvenal's predecessors; 5. Juvenal's life; 6. The characteristics of Juvenal's satire; 7. Juvenal's style; 8. Juvenal's metre; 9. An overview of Book I; 10. Juvenal and his influence from antiquity to the present; 11. Text and manuscripts; D. IVNII IVVENALIS SATVRAE LIBER PRIMVS; Commentary; Abbreviations; Bibliography.

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