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The Function of Humour in Roman Verse Satire: Laughing and Lying

Maria Plaza

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199281114
eISBN:
9780191712739
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281114.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Our image of Roman satire has developed from that of a static, moralizing genre to a deliberately complex form, but our approach to the humour intrinsic to satire has not developed accordingly. This ... More


Juvenal and the Delatores

J. G. F. Powell

in Ancient Historiography and its Contexts: Studies in Honour of A. J. Woodman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199558681
eISBN:
9780191720888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558681.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter enquires into the objects of attack in Juvenal's second satire — traditionally called ‘philosophers’, ‘moralists’, or ‘hypocrites’ — and identifies them as élite Romans who prosecuted in ... More


Literary History and Critical Historicism: Reading Wordsworth’s Juvenal

Stuart Gillespie

in Romans and Romantics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199588541
eISBN:
9780191741845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588541.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The imitation of Juvenal's Eighth Satire composed by William Wordsworth and Francis Wrangham in the 1790s was suppressed and went unpublished in anything like complete form until as recently as 1997. ... More


Mockery, Self-Mockery, and the Didactic Ruse: Juvenal, Satires 9 and 5

Ralph M. Rosen

in Making Mockery: The Poetics of Ancient Satire

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195309966
eISBN:
9780199789443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309966.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the two satires of Juvenal, 9 and 5 (in that order), and argues that they should be read as deeply programmatic. What they reveal is a self-consciousness about virtually all the ... More


Non-Aligned Humour

Maria Plaza

in The Function of Humour in Roman Verse Satire: Laughing and Lying

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199281114
eISBN:
9780191712739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281114.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter on ‘non-aligned’ humour (so called because it is not tied to either object or subject) excludes the Stoic satires of Persius, but argues that for Horace and Juvenal, non-aligned humour ... More


Juvenal's Tenth Satire

Paul Murgatroyd

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940698
eISBN:
9781786945068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940698.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This is not a commentary on Juvenal 10 but a critical appreciation of the poem which examines it on its own and in context and tries to make it come alive as a piece of literature, offering one man’s ... More


The Obscure Progress of Satire in Dryden's Late Preface

Anne Cotterill

in Digressive Voices in Early Modern English Literature

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261178
eISBN:
9780191717598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261178.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter argues that Dryden uses the occasion of writing a history of satire, designed to introduce translations of Juvenal and Persius, to produce his longest dedication and critical essay, The ... More


Anger and Authorship in Rousseau

Patrick Coleman

in Anger, Gratitude, and the Enlightenment Writer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199589340
eISBN:
9780191723322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589340.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter analyzes Rousseau's evolving relationship with his public by examining the distinctions he draws between good and bad anger, between righteous indignation and self-centered resentment. ... More


Conclusion: The Crossing of the Worlds: The Move from Internal to External Narrative

Claire Stocks

in The Roman Hannibal: Remembering the Enemy in Silius Italicus' Punica

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781781380284
eISBN:
9781781387252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380284.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This concluding chapter provides a final overview of the Roman Hannibal and his portrayal in SiliusItalicus’ Punica. As well as providing a conclusive discussion on how Silius’ Hannibal is a man who ... More


Dryden and the Traces of Classical Rome

Paul Hammond

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184119
eISBN:
9780191674181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184119.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This book examines the uses that Dryden makes of Latin in his poetry and his critical writing, firstly through quotation and allusion, and secondly through formal translation. The first half explores ... More


Mutability and Metamorphosis

Paul Hammond

in Dryden and the Traces of Classical Rome

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184119
eISBN:
9780191674181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184119.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter focuses on Dryden's theory and practice of translation. He considers his own way of translating as the middle way between the two extremes of literal rendering and free imitation. This ... More


Augustan Translation of Silver Latin

Robin Sowerby

in The Augustan Art of Poetry: Augustan Translation of the Classics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199286126
eISBN:
9780191713873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286126.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter examines the effect that the English Augustan aesthetic — embodied in the example of the Roman Augustan Virgil — had on the translation those silver Latin poets who reacted against the ... More


The Invisible Satirist: Juvenal and Second-Century Rome

James Uden

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199387274
eISBN:
9780199387298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199387274.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book offers a new reading of the Satires of Juvenal, rediscovering the poet as a smart and scathing commentator on the cultural and political world of second-century Rome. The study is unified ... More


Juvenal and the Satiric Emotions

Catherine Keane

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199981892
eISBN:
9780190226053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981892.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In his sixteen Satires, the Roman poet Juvenal explores the emotional provocations and pleasures associated with social criticism and mockery, drawing on a diverse array of Greco-Roman treatments of ... More


Silvae Morales (1492)

Paul White

in Jodocus Badius Ascensius: Commentary, Commerce and Print in the Renaissance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265543
eISBN:
9780191760358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265543.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter provides a close reading of Badius’s commentary methods in an early work, the Silvae morales (1492). This is a compilation of twelve books of poetry excerpts grouped around various moral ... More


Badius’s Commentary Editions: The Classical Poets

Paul White

in Jodocus Badius Ascensius: Commentary, Commerce and Print in the Renaissance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265543
eISBN:
9780191760358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265543.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter traces the evolution of Badius’s commentary practice by studying the grammatical commentaries he composed on the classical authors central to his pedagogical programme: Terence, Virgil, ... More


The Shadow of the Parthenon: Studies in Ancient History and Literature

Peter Green

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255074
eISBN:
9780520934719
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255074.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

A combination of scholarship and unorthodoxy makes these studies in ancient history and literature unusually rewarding. Few of the objects of conventional admiration gain much support from the ... More


Homosexuality in Greece and Rome: A Sourcebook of Basic Documents

Thomas Hubbard (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223813
eISBN:
9780520936508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223813.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The most important primary texts on homosexuality in ancient Greece and Rome have been translated into modern, explicit English and collected together in this sourcebook. Covering an extensive ... More


Juvenal and his Age

Peter Green

in The Shadow of the Parthenon: Studies in Ancient History and Literature

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255074
eISBN:
9780520934719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255074.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter discusses the work of Juvenal, which contains almost no autobiographical material—in marked contrast to the satires of his predecessors Horace and Persius—and notes that of his ... More


Chiropractors on Parade

Holly Folk

in Religion of Chiropractic: Populist Healing from the American Heartland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632797
eISBN:
9781469632810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632797.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Chapter five addresses the eclipse of D. D. Palmer by his son, in leading both the proprietary school and the burgeoning chiropractic profession. B. J. Palmer presented himself as the rightful heir ... More


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