Latin Verse Satire: An Anthology and Reader [NOOK Book]

Overview

A wide variety of texts by the Latin satirists are presented here in a fully loaded resource to provide an innovative reading of satire's relation to Roman ideology.


Brimming with notes, commentaries, essays and texts in translation, this book succeeds in its mission to help the student understand the history of Latin's modern scholarly reception.

Focusing on the linguistic...

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Latin Verse Satire: An Anthology and Reader

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Overview

A wide variety of texts by the Latin satirists are presented here in a fully loaded resource to provide an innovative reading of satire's relation to Roman ideology.


Brimming with notes, commentaries, essays and texts in translation, this book succeeds in its mission to help the student understand the history of Latin's modern scholarly reception.

Focusing on the linguistic difficulties and problems of usage, and examining aspects of meter and style necessary for poetry appreciation, the commentary places each selection in its own historical context then using essays and critical excerpt, the genre's most salient features are elucidated to provide a further understanding of its place in history.

Extremely student friendly, this stands well both as a companion to Latin Erotic Elegy and in its own right as an invaluable fund of knowledge for any Latin literature scholar.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781134371945
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 10/2/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 320
  • File size: 3 MB

Table of Contents

Texts 35
Ennius 37
Lucilius 38
Horace 41
Persius 65
Juvenal 73
Commentary 107
Ennius 109
Lucilius 111
Horace 118
Persius 196
Juvenal 232
Critical anthology 325
The Roman genre of satire and its beginnings 327
Roman satirists and literary criticism 363
The programmatic satire and the method of Persius I 369
Invective against women in Roman satire 377
The masks of satire 390
The bodily grotesque in Roman satire : images of sterility 398
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