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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 Lucilius

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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:
9781853995613
Publisher:
Bristol Classical Press
Publication date:
07/02/1998
Series:
Bristol Classical Paperback
Pages:
242
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.54(d)

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