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The satires of Juvenal : a verse translation

Author: Juvenal.; Christopher Kelk
Publisher: Lewiston : Edwin Mellen Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a rhyming-couplet translation of Juvenal's sixteen Satires, written in iambic pentameters. While remaining faithful to the original, it brings the work of the first-century Roman poet to the attention of a contemporary audience. Though subject to the strictures of such a poetic form, it is an accurate rendering while at the same time keeping the mordant and sardonic tone of the original. It is accepted that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Poetry
Translations
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: Juvenal; Juvenal.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Juvenal.; Christopher Kelk
ISBN: 9780773418578 0773418571
OCLC Number: 811505428
Description: 1 online resource (456 pages)
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: Christopher Kelk ; with a foreword of Susanna Morton Braund.

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This is a rhyming-couplet translation of Juvenal's sixteen Satires, written in iambic pentameters. While remaining faithful to the original, it brings the work of the first-century Roman poet to the attention of a contemporary audience. Though subject to the strictures of such a poetic form, it is an accurate rendering while at the same time keeping the mordant and sardonic tone of the original. It is accepted that classical texts need a new inspection every so often and this is an attempt to make Juvenal appeal to a contemporary readership. While it may well find a niche among professional cl.

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