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Juvenal's Tenth Satire
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Juvenal's Tenth Satire

Paul Murgatroyd

Abstract

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 close reading of Satire 10 as poetry, and concerned with literary criticism rather than philological minutiae. In line with the recent broadening of insight into Juvenal’s writing this book often addresses the issues of distortion and problematizing and covers style, sound and diction as well. Much time is also devoted to intertextuality and to humour wit and irony. Building on the work of scholar ... More

Keywords: Juvenal, Satire, Poetry, Rome, prayer

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781786940698
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9781786940698.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Paul Murgatroyd, author