Homage to Horace: A Bimillenary Celebration by S. J. HarrisonHomage to Horace: A Bimillenary Celebration by S. J. Harrison

Homage to Horace: A Bimillenary Celebration

EditorS. J. Harrison

Hardcover | August 1, 1995

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This book combines one of the most famous names in Latin literature, the Roman poet Horace, with the creme de la creme of contemporary international classical scholarship. The seventeen brand new pieces have been brought together to celebrate the bimillenary of the poet's death, and range fromdetailed treatments of particular poems to general issues about Horace's literary techniques, themes, biography, and reception in later times. An introduction sets the book in the context of contemporary scholarship on the poet.

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S. J. Harrison is at Corpus Christi College, Oxford.

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Title:Homage to Horace: A Bimillenary CelebrationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:390 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 1.06 inPublished:August 1, 1995Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198149549

ISBN - 13:9780198149545

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Table of Contents

S. J. Harrison: Some Twentieth-Century Views of HoraceH. P. Syndikus: Some Structures in Horace's OdesR. J. Tarrant: De Capo Structure in Horace's OdesM. C. J. Putnam: Design and Allusion in Horace Odes 1.6Francis Cairns: Horace Odes 3.7: Elegy, Myth, and InterpretationD. A. West: Reading the Metre in Catullus 45 and Horace Odes 3.9S. J. Harrison: Horace, Daedalus, Pindar, and Augustus: Odes 4.2I. Le M. DuQuesnay: Horace Odes 4.5: PRO REDITV IMPERATORIS CAESARIS DIVI FILI AUGUSTIL. C. Watson: Horace's Epodes: The Importance of iambos?Frances Muecke: Law, Rhetoric, and Genre in Horace Satires 2.1Margaret Hubbard: Pindarici fontis qui non expalluit hastus: Pindar in Horace Epistles 1.3H. D. Jocelyn: Horace and the Reputation of Plautus in the Late First Century BCD. P. Fowler: Horace and the Aesthetics of PoliticsC. O. Brink: Second Thoughts on Three Horatian PuzzlesR. G. Mayer: Horace's moyen de parvenirGordon Williams: Libertino patre natus: True or False?A. La Penna: Towards a History of the Poetic Catalogue of Philosophical ThemesM. J. McGann: Reading Horace in the quattrocento: the Hymn to Mars of Michael Marullus

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`these are ... impressively competent papers ... for the several stimulating observations it offers and for the valuable material gathered in it, readers will be grateful.'D.M. Hooley, University of Missouri, The Classical Review, Vol. XLVII, No. 1 '97