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- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 0.00
Vergil?s commentary on political issues is discussed after analyzing the whole of the poet?s work. His political engagement ? noticeable in much of his work, is clear. The new notion of the functional model, which the poet often used when making a political statement is introduced. New interpretations of a number of the Eclogues and passages... more...
- University of California Press 2001; US$ 15.95 US$ 12.76
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...
- OUP Oxford 2004; US$ 82.99 US$ 71.37
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. more...
- 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...
- OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87
Horace exposes the vices and follies of his Roman contemporaries in his Satires, and the Epistles include the famous Art of Poetry, whose advice on poetic style influenced many later writers and dramatists. John Davie's new prose translations perfectly capture the ribald style of the original. more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2012; US$ 13.50
The Satires of Horace offer a hodgepodge of genres and styles: philosophy and bawdry; fantastic tales and novelistic vignettes; portraits of the poet, his contemporaries, and his predecessors; jibes, dialogue, travelogue, rants, and recipes; and poetic effects in a variety of modes. For all their apparent lightheartedness, however, the poems both illuminate... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
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...