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Hooley, Daniel

Roman Satire

Hooley, Daniel - Roman Satire, e-bok

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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.
  • Författare
    Utgivare
    John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
    Utgivningsår
    2008
    Språk
    en
    Utgåva
    1
    Sidantal
    200 sidor
    Kategori
    Litteraturforskning
    Format
    E-bok
    eISBN (PDF)
    9780470777084
    Tryckt ISBN
    9781405106887

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