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  • Antike mit Bissby Cornelius Hartz

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2014; US$ 13.12

    Vampire, Hexen, Werwölfe ? schon in der Literatur der Antike trieben diese Gestalten ihr Unwesen und sorgten für Furcht und Schrecken. So berichtet Horaz von dem Ritualmord an einem Jungen, aus dem Hexen einen Liebestrank brauen wollen oder Ovid erzählt von unfreiwilligem Kannibalismus ? eine der grausamsten Erzählung in der antiken Mythologie überhaupt.... more...

  • Traditions and Contexts in the Poetry of Horaceby Tony Woodman; Denis Feeney

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 51.00

    Explores a variety of critical approaches to the whole range of Horace's poetry. more...

  • Horace and the Gift Economy of Patronage by Phebe Lowell Bowditch

    University of California Press 2001; US$ 15.95

    This innovative study explores selected odes and epistles by the late-first-century poet Horace in light of modern anthropological and literary theory. Phebe Lowell Bowditch looks in particular at how the relationship between Horace and his patron Maecenas is reflected in these poems' themes and rhetorical figures. more...

  • A Commentary on Horaceby R. G. M. Nisbet; Niall Rudd

    Oxford University Press, UK 2004; US$ 74.99

    This Commentary takes critical account of recent writing on the Odes. It deals with detailed questions of interpretation, and shows how Horace combined the tact of a court-poet with a humane individualism, and how he wrote within a literary tradition without losing a highly personal voice. Though the book is not intended for beginners, the editors... more...

  • Horace and the Rhetoric of Authorityby Ellen Oliensis

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 50.00

    This advanced introduction to Horace examines his poetry as works of literature and important social acts. more...

  • Satires and Epistlesby Horace; John Davie; Robert Cowan

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 8.99

    What's the harm in using humour to put across what is true?'Gluttony, lust, and hypocrisy are just a few of the targets of Horace's Satires. Writing in the 30s BC, Horace exposes the vices and follies of his Roman contemporaries, while still finding time to reflect on how to write good satire and along the way revealing his own persona... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Horaceby Stephen Harrison

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 30.00

    In this 2007 volume a superb international cast of contributors present an assessment of Horace, his work and its themes. more...

  • Horace and Housmanby Richard Gaskin

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00

    The lyric poems of Horace and Housman are two enigmatic bodies of work that have much in common, and a close reading of each poet's writings can illuminate the other's. This is the first book to provide a detailed, critical comparison between these two poets, and also the first to make use of Housman's unpublished lectures on Horace. more...

  • Horace (Routledge Revivals)by C.D.N. Costa

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Two thousand years after his death Horace is still recognised as a unique poet, having exerted marked influence on later European literature. This collection, first published in 1973, explores the different aspects of Horace?s poetic achievement in his main works: the Odes , Epistles ¸ Satires and Ars Poetica . The essays, written by internationally-known... more...

  • Die Ästhetik der augusteischen Dichtung: Eine Ästhetik des Verzichtsby Hans-Christian Günther

    BRILL 2009; US$ 135.00

    Starting from some central texts of Horace's late poetry this book tries to offer a general picture of Horace's poetry, his political poetry and his relationship with his patrons in particular. It is aimed not only at classicists, but also at students of literature and history. more...