Beyond Anger is a detailed literary analysis of the three poems which make up Juvenal's third book of Satires (i.e. Satires 7, 8 and 9). Dr Braund pays particular attention to the satiric techniques Juvenal employs in this book, arguing that in Book III Juvenal uses a new, ironic persona, which makes his satire more indirect, subtle and double-edged than does the angry approach found in the earlier books. This is the first in-depth treatment of Juvenal's third book of Satires, which has previously suffered neglect from scholars. It also gives a welcome overview of the development of Juvenal's satiric output.
"It is to the credit of Braund that she has assimilated the scattered works and different methods of scholars since Highet and pulled their ideas together, with both originality and rigor...This is a basic work for all students of Juvenal." William S. Anderson, Phoenix