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The Walking Muse: Horace on the Theory of Satire

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In laying the groundwork for a fresh and challenging reading of Roman satire, Kirk Freudenburg explores the literary precedents behind the situations and characters created by Horace, one of Rome's earliest and most influential satirists. Critics tend to think that his two books of Satires are but trite sermons of moral reform--which the poems superficially claim to be--and that the reformer speaking to us is the young Horace, a naive Roman imitator of the rustic, self-made Greek philosopher Bion. By examining Horace's debt ...

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The Walking Muse: Horace on the Theory of Satire
2016, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691631585

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The Walking Muse: Horace on the Theory of Satire
2014, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691601991

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The Walking Muse: Horace on the Theory of Satire
1992, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691031668

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