Horace and Housman: Parallels (New Antiquity)
By: Richard Gaskin (author)Hardback
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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book to provide a detailed, critical comparison between these two poets, and also the first to make use of Housman's unpublished lectures on Horace.
Richard Gaskin is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Liverpool, UK.
Preface Dedication 1. Introduction 2. Pessimism and Pejorism 3. Spring and Death 4. Horace's Attitude to Religion 5. Religion and Politics in Housman 6. Horace and Politics 7. Questions of Integrity and Consistency 8. Form and Content 9. Housman, Literary Criticism, and the Classics 10. Housman's Criticism of Horace Bibliography
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