Satires of Rome: Threatening Poses from Lucilius to Juvenal / Edition 1 by Kirk Freudenburg | 9780521006217 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Satires of Rome: Threatening Poses from Lucilius to Juvenal / Edition 1

Satires of Rome: Threatening Poses from Lucilius to Juvenal / Edition 1

by Kirk Freudenburg
     
 

ISBN-10: 052100621X

ISBN-13: 9780521006217

Pub. Date: 01/28/2011

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The first complete study of Roman verse satire to appear since 1976 provides a fresh and exciting survey of the field. Rather than describing satire's history as a series of discrete achievements, it relates those achievements to one another in such a way that, in the movement from Lucilius, to Horace, to Persius, to Juvenal, we are made to sense, and see performed,

Overview

The first complete study of Roman verse satire to appear since 1976 provides a fresh and exciting survey of the field. Rather than describing satire's history as a series of discrete achievements, it relates those achievements to one another in such a way that, in the movement from Lucilius, to Horace, to Persius, to Juvenal, we are made to sense, and see performed, the increasing pressure of imperial oversight in ancient Rome.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521006217
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Horace; 2. Persius; 3. Juvenal.

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