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Horace - Satires

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ISBN-10: 052145851X

ISBN-13: 9780521458511

Edition: 2011

Authors: Emily Gowers, Quintus Horatius Flaccus

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Horace's first book of Satires is his debut work, a document of one man's self-fashioning on the cusp between Republic and Empire and a pivotal text in the history of Roman satire. It wrestles with the problem of how to define and assimilate satire and justifies the poet's own position in a suspicious society. The commentary gives full weight to the dense texture of these poems while helping readers interpret their most cryptic aspects and appreciate their technical finesse. The introduction puts Horace in context as late-Republican newcomer and a vital figure in the development of satire and discusses the structure and meaning of Satires I, literary and philosophical influences, style,…    
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Book details

List price: $36.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 1/12/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 379
Size: 5.47" wide x 8.46" long x 0.67" tall
Weight: 0.506
Language: English