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Latin Verse Satire : An Anthology and Reader - Paul Allen Miller

Latin Verse Satire

An Anthology and Reader

By: Paul Allen Miller (Editor)

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Published: 9th August 2005
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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.

Textsp. 35
Enniusp. 37
Luciliusp. 38
Horacep. 41
Persiusp. 65
Juvenalp. 73
Commentaryp. 107
Enniusp. 109
Luciliusp. 111
Horacep. 118
Persiusp. 196
Juvenalp. 232
Critical anthologyp. 325
The Roman genre of satire and its beginningsp. 327
Roman satirists and literary criticismp. 363
The programmatic satire and the method of Persius Ip. 369
Invective against women in Roman satirep. 377
The masks of satirep. 390
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ISBN: 9780415317160
ISBN-10: 0415317169
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 9th August 2005
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.42 x 15.85  x 2.31
Weight (kg): 0.65
Edition Number: 1