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Ambition to Rise: Horace, Satires 1

S.J. Harrison

in Generic Enrichment in Vergil and Horace

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199203581
eISBN:
9780191708176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203581.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Horace's first poetic collection presents poems which interact notably with other genres — epic, both mythological and didactic, epigram, Priapean material, etc. This higher poetic material helps ... More


Juvenal Satires: Book IV

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781910572320
eISBN:
9781800342736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781910572320.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Juvenal's fourth book of Satires consists of three poems which are all concerned with contentment in various forms. The poems use humour and wit to puncture the pretensions of the foolish and the ... More


Choral Music

Malcolm MacDonald

in Schoenberg

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195172010
eISBN:
9780199852000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172010.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

Schoenberg’s output defies easy categorization. Throughout his career he sought to blend characteristics of various traditional forms into new ones. This chapter places all the music which employs a ... More


Introduction

John Godwin (ed.)

in Juvenal Satires: Book IV

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781910572320
eISBN:
9781800342736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781910572320.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter introduces satire as peculiar genre, which purports to tell its audience things in the manner of an old-testament prophet but with jeering mockery like a stand-up comedian. It describes ... More


Juvenal: Satires

John Godwin (ed.)

in Juvenal Satires: Book IV

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781910572320
eISBN:
9781800342736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781910572320.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter covers Book 10 of Juvenal's Satires, which provides a clear message about praying to the gods for things which would not actually give happiness. It discusses and dismisses wealth, ... More


Commentary

John Godwin (ed.)

in Juvenal Satires: Book IV

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781910572320
eISBN:
9781800342736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781910572320.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter provides commentaries on Juvenal's fourth book of Satires, which consists of three poems. Satire 10 has a clear message: most of us pray to the gods for things which would not actually ... More


Author and speaker(s) in Horace’s Satires 2

Stephen Harrison

in The Author's Voice in Classical and Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199670567
eISBN:
9780191758188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670567.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter looks at the complex construction of the relationship between author and speaker in the second book of Horace’s Satires (30 BCE). The first book of Satires (35 BCE) had (apart from one ... More


Latecomers: Of Ornament, Simplicity, and Decline

Wiebke Denecke

in Classical World Literatures: Sino-Japanese and Greco-Roman Comparisons

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199971848
eISBN:
9780199346134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199971848.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Early Japanese and Latin writers were “latecomers.” They built on the sophisticated repertoire of Chinese and Greek literary genres and diction, but also lay claim to their own literary merits. ... More


Satire in Foreign Attire: The Ambivalences of Learning in Late Antiquity and Medieval Japan

Wiebke Denecke

in Classical World Literatures: Sino-Japanese and Greco-Roman Comparisons

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199971848
eISBN:
9780199346134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199971848.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

There was one cultural achievement that Rome and Japan self-consciously lacked: indigenous philosophical traditions. This made philosophers in Rome and Confucian scholars in Japan into both exemplars ... More


Rethinking the Classics: 42–28 BC

T. P. Wiseman

in The Roman Audience: Classical Literature as Social History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198718352
eISBN:
9780191787645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718352.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Virgil’s Eclogues were certainly performed on the stage. Sallust, whose historical works recorded ‘the deeds of the Roman People’ and the corruption of the Roman aristocracy, referred to history as a ... More


Horace’s noxiosissimum corpus: Horatian Impotence (Epodes) and Moderation (Satires, Epistles 1) at Petronius Satyricon 130

Philippa Bather

in Horace’s Epodes: Contexts, Intertexts, and Reception

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198746058
eISBN:
9780191808760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746058.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter on Horatian impotence and moderation in Petronius’ Satyricon 130 also touches upon the intertextual relationship between Ovid and Horace’s Epodes. The author argues that Horace serves as ... More


Before the Odes

Richard Tarrant

in Horace's Odes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780195156751
eISBN:
9780197515174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195156751.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

After sketching the contours of the Roman literary scene at the start of Horace’s career, this chapter focuses on the two bodies of poetry that Horace produced before turning to the lyric poetry ... More


Horace

Julia Dyson Hejduk

in The God of Rome: Jupiter in Augustan Poetry

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190607739
eISBN:
9780190607753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190607739.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The analysis of Jupiter in Horace shows the importance of genre in assessing the poet’s “philosophy” or “theology.” Our possession of Horace’s works in their entirety lets us see the different faces ... More


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