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Roman Verse Satire

Lucilius to Juvenal -- A Selection

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Published by Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: classical, early & medieval,
  • Poetry anthologies: classical, early & medieval,
  • Translations into English,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Latin,
  • Verse satire, Latin,
  • Ancient, Classical & Medieval,
  • Latin poetry,
  • Poetry,
  • Rome

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsWilliam J. Dominik (Editor), William Thomas Wehrle (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages221
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8315763M
    ISBN 100865164428
    ISBN 109780865164420

    Roman satire and the old comic tradition / Jennifer L. Ferriss-Hill, University of Miami. pages cm “This monograph is a thoroughly revised and expanded version of my Ph.D. dissertation, Poetics and Polemics: Horace’s Satiric Idiom and the Comic Tradition (Harvard University, ).”– Acknowledgments.   In his sixteen verse Satires, Juvenal explores the emotional provocations and pleasures associated with social criticism and mockery. He makes use of traditional generic elements such as the first-person speaker, moral diatribe, narrative, and literary allusion to create this new satiric preoccupation and theme. Juvenal defines the satirist figure as an emotional .


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Roman Verse Satire Reader is a recent addition and fine complement to the expanding Bolchazy-Carducci series aimed at advanced undergraduates and intended to work in combination with other texts.

Keane is acutely aware of this mission, and this volume will certainly be a welcome component of a variety of Latin literature and culture courses.5/5(3). Being very interested in Roman Verse Satire and looking Roman Verse Satire book do a bit of independent reading at university this book seemed the obvious buy - it has a decent introduction to each of the authors and the satires found within the book, and the explanatory notes in the back are often quite helpful to understanding some of the more allusive by: 4.

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Roman verse satire, a literary genre created by the Romans, is personal and subjective, providing insight into the poet and a look (albeit, warped) at social ive and obscenities, dining habits, corruption, and personal flaws all have a place in it.

Juvenal was a master of exposing the foibles of society, with elegance. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Published for the Classical Association." Description: 65 pages ; 24 cm. Series Title: Greece & Rome. The Satires (Latin: Satirae or Sermones) is a collection of satirical poems written by the Roman poet, ed in dactylic hexameters, the Satires explore the secrets of human happiness and literary perfection.

Published probably in 35 BC and at the latest, by 33 BC, the first book of Satires represents Horace's first published work. It established him as one of the.

Roman Verse Satire Reader. By CATHERINE C. KEANE. Mundelein IL: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, Inc., Pp. xxvi and Paper. $ Catherine C. Keane's Roman Verse Satire Reader is a slim volume containing short extracts from the satires of Lucilius, Horace, Persius, and Juvenal, preceded by an introduction and followed by a section of commentary (on mainly.

The first complete study of Roman verse satire to appear since provides a fresh and exciting survey of the field.

Rather than describing satire's history as a series of discrete achievements, it relates those achievements to one another in such a way that, in the movement from Lucilius, to Horace, to Persius, to Juvenal, we are made to sense, and see performed, the increasing.

A Roman Verse Satire Reader: Selections from Lucilius, Horace, Persius, and Juvenal - Ebook written by Catherine Keane. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read A Roman Verse Satire Reader: Selections from Lucilius, Horace, Persius, and Juvenal.

Her analysis shows that this paradox is not only socio-ideological but also aesthetic, forming the ground for the curious, hybrid nature of Roman satire. Excerpt The writing of this book was made possible by a grant from the Swedish Research Council, which I. Her research focuses on Roman verse satire, especially its generic theory and its connections with other ancient literature and cultural institutions.

She is the author of Figuring Genre in Roman Satire (Oxford University Press, ) and of numerous articles and essays on the Roman satiric poets. Her works in progress include a book on : Catherine Keane. A Roman Verse Satire Reader is a recent addition and fine complement to the expanding Bolchazy-Carducci series aimed at advanced undergraduates and intended to work in combination with other texts.

Keane is acutely aware of this mission, and this volume will certainly be a welcome component of a variety of Latin literature and culture : Bryce Walker. Maria Plaza sets out to analyse the function of humour in the Roman satirists Horace, Persius, and Juvenal. Her starting point is that satire is driven by two motives, which are to a certain extent opposed: to display humour, and to promote a serious moral message.

She argues that, while the Roman satirist needs humour for his work's aesthetic merit, his proposed message suffers. By their practice, the great Roman poets Horace and Juvenal set indelibly the lineaments of the genre known as the formal verse satire and, in so doing, exerted pervasive, if often indirect, influence on all subsequent literary satire.

They gave laws to the form they established, but it must be said that the laws were very loose indeed. “Satire VI” (“Satura VI”) is a verse satire by the Roman satirical poet Juvenal, written around poem laments what Juvenal sees as the decay of feminine virtue, and uses a series of acidic vignettes on the degraded state of female morality (some would say a misogynistic rant), purportedly to dissuade his friend Postumius from s:   This study appraises the work of all the Roman satirists, from the 2nd century BC, to the end of the reign of Hadrian in AD The satirists' work is shown to reflect the constantly changing society in which they lived, and its topics range from the morally earnest to Pages: The book The Function of Humour in Roman Verse Satire: Laughing and Lying make you feel enjoy for your spare time.

You should use to make your capable far more increase. Book can for being your best friend when you getting pressure or having big problem with your subject. While claiming to stand outside literature altogether, Roman verse satire was the most aggressively literary of Roman genres, Juvenal's particularly so.

In the opening lines of the corpus, his performance creates an arena in which the various genres of his Graeco-Roman cultural inheritance jostle to be heard, and are suppressed by his own Author: Catherine Keane.

Literary scholars use various methods to undermine and reject explicit declarations of the Roman verse satire. This paper argues that not only do these scholars develop some strategies to.

The word satura as used by Quintilian, however, was used to denote only Roman verse satire, a strict genre that imposed hexameter form, a narrower genre than what would be later intended as satire. [4] [5] Quintilian famously said that satura, that is a satire in hexameter verses, was a literary genre of wholly Roman origin (satura tota nostra.

Juvenal wrote at least 16 poems in the verse form dactylic poems cover a range of Roman topics. This follows Lucilius—the originator of the Roman satire genre, and it fits within a poetic tradition that also includes Horace and Satires are a vital source for the study of ancient Rome from a number of perspectives, although their comic mode of Born: 1st century AD, Aquinum (modern Aquino).

Satire as a distinct genre of writing was first developed by the Romans in the second century BCE. Regarded by them as uniquely 'their own', satire held a special place in the Roman imagination as the one genre that could address the problems of city life from the perspective of.

Book Description: Ranging over the tradition of verse satire from the Roman poets to their seventeenth- and eighteenth-century imitators in England and France, Howard D.

Weinbrot challenges the common view of Alexander Pope as a Horatian satirist in a Horatian age. Originally published in Maria Plaza. The Function of Humour in Roman Verse Satire: Laughing and : Oxford University Press, Pp.

x, $ ISBN   Roman Verse Satire - Lucilius to Juvenal by William J. Dominik,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(6).

Despite some drawbacks, this volume was an excellent idea that the authors must have enjoyed carrying out. It is attractive and not too expensive, and will provide students with an appropriate introduction to the colorful genre of satire.

Notes. Susanna Braund, Roman Verse Satire (Oxford, ) and The Roman Satirists and Their Masks Author: Catherine Keane. Our image of Roman satire has developed from that of a static, moralizing genre to a deliberately complex form, but our approach to the humour intrinsic to satire has not developed accordingly.

This book offers a comprehensive new analysis of humour in the writings of Horace, Persius, and Juvenal, with an excursus to Lucilius. The main thesis is that far from being an external means Author: Maria Plaza. Anderson, "The Roman Socrates: Horace and his satires," p.

[ in J. Sullivan (ed.), Satire (Bloomington, Indiana: University of Indiana Press )] Book I of the Sermones marks a crucial stage in the development of Roman satire and of Horatian poetry.

After studying Lucilius' very successful satires, Horace decided on a thorough renovation. A wide variety of texts by the Latin satirists are presented here in a fully loaded resource to provide an innovative reading of satire's relation to Roman ideology.

Brimming with notes, commentaries, essays and texts in translation, this book succeeds in its mission to help the student understand the history of Latin's modern scholarly reception.3/5(2). A wide variety of texts by the Latin satirists are presented here in a fully loaded resource to provide an innovative reading of satire's relation to Roman ideology.

Brimming with notes, commentaries, essays and texts in translation, this book succeeds in its mission to help the student understand the history of Latin's modern scholarly : Taylor And Francis. Perhaps more than any other writer, Juvenal (c.

AD ) captures the splendour, the squalor, and the sheer energy of everyday Roman life. In The Sixteen Satires he evokes a fascinating world of whores, fortune-tellers, boozy politicians, slick lawyers, shameless sycophants, ageing flirts and downtrodden teachers/5.

Braund, S. (ed.) () Roman Verse Satire. Oxford (Greece & Rome New Surveys in the Classics No. 23) An excellent introduction to Roman satire. Braund, S. () The Roman Satirists and their Masks. London: Bloomsbury Similar to the book above, a very good introduction to Roman satire.

Courtney, E. () A Companion to Petronius. Oxford. 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. Among the many intriguing aspects of Roman verse satire is the fact that it was such an early creation. Only a generation before, Latin literature had begun with the deliberate translation and adaptation not just of Greek genres, but of individual works, such as Homer’s xically to modern perceptions, throughout the history of Latin literature.

Modern Reading: Niall Rudd, Themes in Roman Satire (Norman ), Chapter Six: “Women and Sex,” pp. (read this quickly for the main points). Extra Credit: Post a page's comparison of Juvenal's Tenth Satire and Persius, Satire 2, which is also about what to pray for.

Maria Plaza sets out to analyze the function of humor in the Roman satirists Horace, Persius, and Juvenal. Her starting point is that satire is driven by two motives, which are to a certain extent opposed: to display humor, and to promote a serious moral message.

She argues that, while the Roman satirist needs humor for his work's aesthetic merit, his proposed message suffers from. A wide variety of texts by the Latin satirists are presented here in a fully loaded resource to provide an innovative reading of satire's relation to Roman ideology.

Brimming with notes, commentaries, essays and texts in translation, this book succeeds in its mission to help the student understand the history of Latin's modern scholarly reception. Book One, containing Satires 1–5, views in retrospect the horrors of Domitian’s tyrannical reign and was issued between and (The historian Tacitus, a contemporary of Juvenal, was also embittered by the suspicion and fear of that epoch.) Book Two, the single, enormous Satire 6, contains topical references to the year   The books of satire and epigrams published by Hall, Marston, Guilpin, Davies, and Jonson belonged to and imagined satiric communities and fraternities.

Although satire published by Renaissance women poets is rare, verse by Whitney and Anne Southwell nonetheless sheds light on women's experimentation with the genre. “Satire III” (“Satura III”) is a verse satire by the Roman satirical poet Juvenal, written around CEor poem is a monologue by a friend of Juvenal called Umbricius who is leaving Rome for a better life in the country, and who lists all the many ways in which Rome has become an unbearable place to live.

It is perhaps the single most famous of Juvenal‘s sixteen s:. Roman satire, like Latin love elegy (“elegiac poetry”), is considered to be a uniquely Roman poetic form. Originally a mix of verse forms, or of both prose and verse forms, it soon acquired its own character as an ironic or humorous treatment of human faults and foibles.

Menippean satires, named after the 3rd-century BCE Cynic philosopher.Ranging over the tradition of verse satire from the Roman poets to their seventeenth- and eighteenth-century imitators in England and France, Howard D.

Weinbrot challenges the common view of Alexander Pope as a Horatian satirist in a Horatian age. Originally published in Author: Howard D. Weinbrot.Filed under: Verse satire, English -- History and criticism. Pope's Horatian Poems (Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, c), by Thomas E.

Maresca (PDF files with commentary at Ohio State Press) Filed under: Verse satire, English -- Roman influences.