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Description - Traditions and Contexts in the Poetry of Horace by Tony Woodman

This book explores the whole range of the output of an exceptionally versatile and innovative poet, from the Epodes to the literary-critical Epistles. Distinguished scholars of diverse background and interests introduce readers to a variety of critical approaches to Horace and to Latin poetry. Close attention is paid throughout to the actual text of Horace, with many of the chapters focusing on reading a single poem. These close readings are then situated in a number of different political, philosophical and historical contexts. The book sheds light not only on Horace but on the general problems confronting Latinists in the study of Augustan poetry, and it will be of value to a wide range of upper-level Latin students and scholars.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521030342
ISBN-10: 052103034X
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 18mm)
Pages: 284
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 2-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Tony Woodman

Tony Woodman is Professor of Latin at the University of Durham and the author or editor of numerous books on Latin literature. Denis Feeney is Giger Professor of Classics at Princeton University. His most recent book is Literature and Religion at Rome (1998).

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