Themes in Roman Satire

Themes in Roman Satire

by Niall Rudd
     
 

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This text sets out to illuminate all the central themes of Roman satire. It offers a synchronic assessment of different aspects of the work of Lucilius, Horace, Persius and Juvenal: their aims

their styles

and their views on freedom of speech, class patronage, Greeks and sex. In addition it contains a sympathetic presentation in English of the poetry of

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This text sets out to illuminate all the central themes of Roman satire. It offers a synchronic assessment of different aspects of the work of Lucilius, Horace, Persius and Juvenal: their aims

their styles

and their views on freedom of speech, class patronage, Greeks and sex. In addition it contains a sympathetic presentation in English of the poetry of Lucilius.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780806119946
Publisher:
University of Oklahoma Press
Publication date:
09/01/1986
Pages:
248

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