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The complete odes and satires of Horace

Author: Quintus Horatius Flaccus; Sidney Alexander
Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, 2010.
Series: The Lockert library of poetry in translation
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Horace has long been revered as the supreme lyric poet of the Augustan Age. In his perceptive introduction to this translation of Horace's Odes and Satires, Sidney Alexander engagingly spells out how the poet expresses values and traditions that remain unchanged in the deepest strata of Italian character two thousand years later. Horace shares with Italians of today a distinctive delight in the senses, a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Poetry
Named Person: Horace; Horace; Horace.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Quintus Horatius Flaccus; Sidney Alexander
ISBN: 140088411X 9781400884117
OCLC Number: 1030355107
Description: Online Ressource (xxix, 353 Seiten).
Series Title: The Lockert library of poetry in translation
Other Titles: Carmina.
Responsibility: translated with introduction and notes by Sidney Alexander; with a foreword by Richard Howard.


This translation of Horace's "Odes" and "Satires" responds to the challenge of rendering the complexities of Latin verse in English with literary sensitivity and an ear for the subtleties of poetic  Read more...


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