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By Tony Woodman,Denis Feeney

ISBN-10: 052103034X

ISBN-13: 9780521030342

ISBN-10: 0521642469

ISBN-13: 9780521642460

This ebook explores the entire variety of the output of a very flexible and cutting edge poet, from the Epodes to the literary-critical Epistles. distinctive students of various heritage and pursuits introduce readers to quite a few severe methods to Horace and to Latin poetry. shut consciousness is paid all through to the particular textual content of Horace, with a number of the chapters targeting analyzing a unmarried poem. those shut readings are then positioned in a few various political, philosophical and ancient contexts. The e-book sheds mild not just on Horace yet at the basic difficulties confronting Latinists within the examine of Augustan poetry, and it'll be of worth to quite a lot of upper-level Latin scholars and scholars.

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