Roman Satire - Blackwell Introductions to the Classical World (Hardback)
  • Roman Satire - Blackwell Introductions to the Classical World (Hardback)

Roman Satire - Blackwell Introductions to the Classical World (Hardback)

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Hardback Published: 03/11/2006
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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.

Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
ISBN: 9781405106887

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