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Recognizing Persius

Author: Kenneth J Reckford
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2009.
Series: Martin classical lectures (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers an in-depth exploration of the libellus - or little book - of six Latin satires left by the Roman satirical writer Persius when he died in AD 62 at the age of twenty-seven. In this book, the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Reckford, Kenneth J., 1933-
Recognizing Persius.
Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2009
(OCoLC)649245419
Named Person: Persius; Aulus Persius Flaccus; Persius.; Aulus Persius Flaccus; Aulus Persius Flaccus
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth J Reckford
ISBN: 9780691141411 069114141X
OCLC Number: 276514834
Awards: Shortlisted for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2010.
Description: x, 240 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Prologue : in search of Persius --
Performing privately --
Seeking integrity --
Exploring freedom --
Life, death, and art --
Epilogue : from Persius to Juvenal. --
"Who'll read this stuff?" --
"In Different Voices" --
Performing satire(1): Lucilius --
Performing satire (2) : Horace --
Three Bad Performances --
Persisu's Return to the Colors --
Appendix: The Choliambics --
Hypocrisy and Self-Deception(Satire 2) --
Clled to Virtue(Satire 3) --
Where Horace Left Off --
Division Problems --
Autobiographical Fragments --
Images of Dissolution --
Recomposing a Life --
Appendix: Epictetus, Diatribe, and Persisus --
Shadows of Falsehood (Satire 4) --
Modes of Disclosure (Satire 5) --
"Every Fool a Slave" --
Another Dissident Under Nero --
Between Bolterra and Rome --
The Land, the Sea, and the Heire (Satire 6) --
Reading the Libellus: Children and Grown-ups --
Recognizing Persius --
Epilogue --
From Persius to Juvenal.
Series Title: Martin classical lectures (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Kenneth J. Reckford.
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