The Cambridge Companion to Roman Satire

The Cambridge Companion to Roman Satire

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by Kirk Freudenburg

Explores the development of Roman satire in antiquity and of its reception in later centuries.See more details below


Explores the development of Roman satire in antiquity and of its reception in later centuries.

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Cambridge University Press
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Cambridge Companions to Literature Series
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5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: posing for the companion: Roman satire Kirk Freudenburg; Part I. Satire as Literature: 1. Rome's first 'satirists': themes and genre in Ennius and Lucilius Frances Muecke; 2. The restless companion: Horace, Satires 1 and 2 Emily Gowers; 3. Speaking from silence: the Stoic paradoxes of Persius Andrea Cucchiarelli; 4. The poor man's feast: Juvenal Victoria Rimell; 5. Citation and authority in Seneca's Apocolocyntosis Ellen O'Gorman; 6. Late arrivals: Julian and Boethius Joel Relihan; 7. From turnips to turbot: epic allusion in Roman satire Catherine Connors; 8. Sleeping with the enemy: satire and philosophy Roland Mayer; 9. The satiric maze: Petronius, satire and the novel Victoria Rimell; Part II. Satire as Social Discourse: 10. Satire as aristocratic play Thomas Habinek; 11. Satire in a ritual context Fritz Graf; 12. Satire and the poet: the body as self-referential symbol Alessandro Barchiesi and Andrea Cucchiarelli; 13. The libidinal rhetoric of satire Erik Gunderson; 14. Roman satire in the sixteenth century Colin Burrow; 15. Alluding to satire: Rochester, Dryden, and others Dan Hooley; 16. The Horatian and the Juvenalesque in English letters Charles Martindale; 17. The 'presence' of Roman satire: modern receptions and their interpretative implications Duncan Kennedy; Conclusion. The turnaround: a volume retrospect on Roman satires John Henderson.

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