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Latin Verse Satire

An Anthology and Reader

Edited by Paul Allen Miller

Routledge – 2005 – 320 pages

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Description

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.

Contents

Texts Ennius, Lucilius, Horace, Persius, Juvenal. Commentary Ennius, Lucilius, Horace, Persius, Juvenal. Critical Anthology The Roman Genre of Satire and Its Beginnings Michael Coffey. Roman Satirists and Literary Criticism W.S. Anderson. The Programmatic Satire and the Method of Persius 1 John Bramble. Invective Against Women in Roman Satire Amy Richlin. The Masks of Satire Susanna Morton Braund Images of Sterility: The Bodily Grotesque in Roman Satire Paul Allen Miller

Name: Latin Verse Satire: An Anthology and Reader (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by Paul Allen Miller. 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...
Categories: Classical Studies, Latin Literature