A Companion to Persius and Juvenal (Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World)

A Companion to Persius and Juvenal (Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World)

By: Josiah Osgood (editor), Professor Susanna Braund (editor)Hardback

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A Companion to Persius and Juvenal breaks new ground in its in-depth focus on both authors as "satiric successors"; detailed individual contributions suggest original perspectives on their work, and provide an in-depth exploration of Persius' and Juvenal's afterlives. Provides detailed and up-to-date guidance on the texts and contexts of Persius and JuvenalOffers substantial discussion of the reception of both authors, reflecting some of the most innovative work being done in contemporary ClassicsContains a thorough exploration of Persius' and Juvenal's afterlives

About Author

Susanna Braund is Professor of Latin Poetry and its Reception at the University of British Columbia. She is the author of Latin Literature (2002), a major edition of Seneca s De Clementia (2009), and translator of A Lucan Reader. Selections from Civil War (2009). Josiah Osgood is Professor of Classics at Georgetown University. He is author of Caesar s Legacy: Civil War and the Emergence of the Roman Empire (2006), Claudius Caesar: Image and Power in the Early Roman Empire (2011), and A Suetonius Reader (2011).


List of Illustrations viii Abbreviations ix Notes on Contributors x Acknowledgments xv Introduction: Persius and Juvenal as Satiric Successors 1 Josiah Osgood PART I Persius and Juvenal: Texts and Contexts 17 1 Satire in the Republic: From Lucilius to Horace 19 Ralph M. Rosen 2 The Life and Times of Persius: The Neronian Literary Renaissance 41 Martin T. Dinter 3 Juvenalis Eques: A Dissident Voice from the Lower Tier of the Roman Elite 59 David Armstrong 4 Life in the Text: The Corpus of Persius Satires 79 Catherine Keane 5 Juvenal: The Idea of the Book 97 Barbara K. Gold 6 Satiric Textures: Style, Meter, and Rhetoric 113 E.J. Kenney 7 Manuscripts of Juvenal and Persius 137 Holt. N. Parker PART II Retrospectives: Persius and Juvenal as Successors 163 8 Venusina lucerna: Horace, Callimachus, and Imperial Satire 165 Andrea Cucchiarelli 9 Self-Representation and Performativity 190 Paul Roche 10 Persius, Juvenal, and Stoicism 217 Shadi Bartsch 11 Persius, Juvenal, and Literary History after Horace 239 Charles McNelis 12 Imperial Satire and Rhetoric 262 Christopher S. van den Berg 13 Politics and Invective in Persius and Juvenal 283 Matthew Roller 14 Imperial Satire as Saturnalia 312 Paul Allen Miller PART III Prospectives: The Successors of Persius and Juvenal 335 15 Imperial Satire Reiterated: Late Antiquity through the Twentieth Century 337 Dan Hooley 16 Persius, Juvenal, and the Transformation of Satire in Late Antiquity 363 Cristiana Sogno 17 Imperial Satire in the English Renaissance 386 Stuart Gillespie 18 Imperial Satire Theorized: Dryden s Discourse of Satire 409 Josiah Osgood and Susanna Braund 19 Imperial Satire and the Scholars 436 Holt N. Parker and Susanna Braund 20 School Texts of Persius and Juvenal 465 Amy Richlin 21 Revoicing Imperial Satire 486 Gideon Nisbet 22 Persius and Juvenal in the Media Age 513 Martin M. Winkler References 545 Index Locorum 587 General Index 603

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  • ISBN13: 9781405199650
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 628
  • ID: 9781405199650
  • weight: 1108
  • ISBN10: 1405199652

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