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The Dedalus Book of Roman Decadence: Emperors of Debauchery
     

The Dedalus Book of Roman Decadence: Emperors of Debauchery

by G. Farrington, First Last, Geoffrey Farrington (Editor)
 
This volume collects the poetry and prose that served as the model and inspiration for so much of fin-de-siecle English and French writing, providing a vivid picture of sexual excess and debauchery in a cruel and violent society which has never ceased to fascinate the library and scholarly imagination of succeeding generations. The editor, novelist Geoffrey Farrington

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This volume collects the poetry and prose that served as the model and inspiration for so much of fin-de-siecle English and French writing, providing a vivid picture of sexual excess and debauchery in a cruel and violent society which has never ceased to fascinate the library and scholarly imagination of succeeding generations. The editor, novelist Geoffrey Farrington, provides a general introduction to the literary and political milieux of imperial Rome, and introductory notes to works by such authors as Ovid, Tacitus, Suetonius, and Juvenal.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781873982167
Publisher:
Dedalus, Limited
Publication date:
02/28/2015
Series:
Decadence Ser.
Pages:
1
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.82(h) x 0.86(d)

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