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Description - A Companion to Horace by Gregson Davis

A Companion to Horace features a collection of commissionedinterpretive essays by leading scholars in the field of Latinliterature covering the entire generic range of works produced byHorace. * Features original essays by a wide range of leading literaryscholars * Exceeds expectations for the standard handbook by featuringessays that challenge, rather than just summarize, conventionalviews of Homer's work and influence * Considers Horace s debt to his Greek predecessors * Treats the reception of Horace from contemporary theoreticalperspectives * Offers up-to-date information and illustrations on thearchaeological site traditionally identified as Horace's villa inthe Sabine countryside

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405155403
ISBN-10: 140515540X
Format: Hardback
(251mm x 173mm x 42mm)
Pages: 488
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 16-Mar-2010
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Gregson Davis

Gregson Davis is Andrew W. Mellon Distinguished Professor in the Humanities and Professor of Classics and Comparative Literature at Duke University. His publications include Polyhymnia: The Rhetoric of Horatian Lyric Discourse (1984) and Aime Cesaire (1997).

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