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Hooley, Daniel

Roman Satire

Hooley, Daniel - Roman Satire, ebook

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This compact and critically up-to-date introduction to Roman satire examines the development of the genre, focusing particularly on the literary and social functionality of satire. It considers why it was important to the Romans and why it still matters.
  • Provides a compact and critically up-to-date introduction to Roman satire.
  • Focuses on the development and function of satire in literary and social contexts.
  • Takes account of recent critical approaches.
  • Keeps the uninitiated reader in mind, presuming no prior knowledge of the subject.
  • Introduces each satirist in his own historical time and place – including the masters of Roman satire, Lucilius, Horace, Persius, and Juvenal.
  • Facilitates comparative and intertextual discussion of different satirists.
  • Author(s)
    Publisher
    John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
    Publication year
    2008
    Language
    en
    Edition
    1
    Page amount
    200 pages
    Category
    Litterary Studies
    Format
    Ebook
    eISBN (PDF)
    9780470777084
    Printed ISBN
    9781405106887

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