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Title: Juvenal: Satires Book I
Author: Braund, Susanna Morton (ed)
Publisher: Cambridge University Press; Publication Date: 1996
Paperback; ISBN: 9780521356671
Volumes: 1; Pages: 330
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This volume presents a new commentary on the first book of satires of the Roman satirist Juvenal. In the Introduction Braund situates Juvenal within the genre of satire and demonstrates his originality in creating an angry character who declaims in the "grand style." The Commentary illuminates the content and style of Satires 1-5. The essays on each of the poems together with the overview of Book I in the Introduction present the first integrated reading of these Satires as an organic structure. Provides a detailed commentary of a thoroughness and sophistication of critical approach not otherwise available Includes the notorious second Satire traditionally thought unfit for young people to study Presents an integrated reading Satires 1-5 as an organic structureContentsIntroduction1. Juvenal and satire2. The genre of Roman verse satire3. The origins of Roman satire4. Juvenal's predecessors5. Juvenal's life6. The characteristics of Juvenal's satire7. Juvenal's style8. Juvenal's metre9. An overview of Book I10. Juvenal and his influence from antiquity to the present11. Text and manuscripts; D. IVNII IVVENALIS SATVRAE LIBER PRIMVSCommentaryAbbreviationsBibliography.