In this 2007 volume a superb international cast of contributors present an assessment of Horace, his work and its themes.
Table of Contents
Introduction Stephen Harrison; Part I. Orientations: 1. Horace: life and chronology Robin Nisbet; 2. Horatian self-representations Stephen Harrison; 3. Horace and archaic Greek poetry Gregory Hutchinson; 4. Horace and Hellenistic poetry Richard Thomas; 5. Horace and Roman literary history Richard Tarrant; 6. Horace and Augustus Michèle Lowrie; Part II. Poetic Genres: 7. The Epodes: Horace's Archilochus? Lindsay Watson; 8. The Satires Frances Muecke; 9. The Epistles Rolando Ferri; 10. The Ars Poetica Andrew Laird; 11. Carmina: Odes and Carmen Saeculare Alessandro Barchiesi; Part III. Poetic Themes: 12. Philosophy and ethics John Moles; 13. Gods and religion Jasper Griffin; 14. Friendship, patronage and Horatian sociopoetics Peter White; 15. Wine and the symposium Gregson Davis; 16. Erotics and gender Ellen Oliensis; 17. Town and country Stephen Harrison; 18. Poetics and literary criticism Richard Rutherford; 19. Style and poetic texture Stephen Harrison; Part IV. Receptions: 20. Ancient receptions of Horace Richard Tarrant; 21. The reception of Horace in the Middle Ages Karsten Friis-Jensen; 22. The reception of Horace in the Renaissance Michael McGann; 23. The reception of Horace in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries David Money; 24. The reception of Horace in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries Stephen Harrison; Dateline for works and major political events.
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