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Horace brings a maturity and artistry to his subjects not found elsewhere in Roman poetry. The son of a former slave, Horace brings a new voice to the poetry of his time. In Horace's hands, poetic tropes and standard topics take a new turn: his musings on love and interpretations of the carpe diem theme amuse and amaze readers who thought they'd heard the last word on these subjects. Furthermore, the number of meters Horace used and perfected surpasses those of his poetic predecessors; words in his poems are masterfully placed in mosaic-like, intricate patterns.

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In addition to his general introduction, Anderson also introduces each of the twenty-one essays. These introductions capsulize the poems and the author of each essay.

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Book Description Condition: Gut. XV, 255 Seiten / p. Aus der Bibliothek von Prof. Wolfgang Haase, langjährigem Herausgeber der ANRW und des International Journal of the Classical Tradition (IJCT) / From the library of Prof. Wolfgang Haase, long-time editor of ANRW and the International Journal of the Classical Tradition (IJCT). - sehr guter Zustand / very good condition - Contents -- Horace: Odes I -- Arthur J. Pomeroy, A Man at a Spring: Horace, Odes 1.1 -- D. W. Thomson Vessey, Pyrrha's Grotto and the Farewell to Love: A Study of Horace Odes 1.5 -- Niall Rudd, Patterns in Horatian Lyric -- William S. Anderson, Horace's Different Recommenders of Carpe Diem in C. 1.4, 7, 9,11 -- Charles Segal, Felices ter et amplius, Horace, Odes, 1.13 -- Gregson Davis, Carmina/Iambi: The Literary-Generic Dimension of Horace's Integer Vitae (C. 1,22) -- Ronnie Ancona, The Subterfuge of Reason: Horace, Odes 1.23 and the Construction of Male Desire -- H. Akbar Khan, Horace's Ode to Virgil on the Death of Quintilius: 1.24 -- William S. Anderson, The Secret of Lydia's Aging: Horace, Ode 1.25 -- W. R. Johnson, A Quean, a Great Queen? Cleopatra and the Politics of Misrepresentation -- William Fitzgerald, Horace, Pleasure and the Text 1 -- Horace: Odes II -- A. J. (Tony) Woodman, Horace, Odes, II, 3 i -- John L. Moles, Politics, Philosophy, and Friendship in Horace: Odes 2,7 1 -- Christopher J. Reagan, Horace, Carmen 2.10: The Use of Oxymoron as a Thematic Statement 1 -- William S. Anderson, The Occasion of Horace's Carm. 2.14 1 -- Horace: Odes III -- Charles Witke, Horace and the Roman Odes -- Michael C. J. Putnam, Horace Odes 3.9: The Dialectics of Desire -- William Fitzgerald, Horace, Pleasure and the Text (Part 2) -- Tony (A. J.) Woodman, EXEGIMONVMENTVM: Horace, Odes 3.30 -- Horace: Odes IV -- E. A. Fredricksmeyer, Horace, Odes 4.7: "The Most Beautiful Poem in Ancient Literature"? -- Horace: Satire 1.9 -- William S. Anderson, Horace, The Unwilling Warrior: Satire 1.9. ISBN 9780865164178 Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 450 15,9 x 1,9 x 23,5 cm, Broschiert / Paperback. Seller Inventory # 1178489

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