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By Susanna Braund, Josiah Osgood

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ISBN-13: 9781405199650

A spouse to Persius and Juvenal breaks new floor in its in-depth specialise in either authors as "satiric successors"; distinct person contributions recommend unique views on their paintings, and supply an in-depth exploration of Persius' and Juvenal's afterlives.

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  • Contains a radical exploration of Persius' and Juvenal's afterlives

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Uersu) for their petty vices, because this just makes everyone afraid of satirists (sibi quisque timet). They end up hating the satirist even when they are actually themselves unharmed by his attacks: quamquam est intactus, et odit (23). In a perfect world, Horace implies, only the satirist’s target would legitimately hate and fear him; the problem is that satire makes everyone edgy, and everyone assumes that the poet is a threat regardless of whether or not they deserve censure. For Horace, then, as for most satirists, satire is always a thankless job.

1. In each he continues to shape his own sense of what constitutes proper satirical libertas in the face of the firmly entrenched standard set by Lucilius (cf. Brown (1993) 182–83). 10, once again, shows Horace playfully attacking Lucilius under the guise of offering a cogent literary theory of his own. In fact – and here I would suggest, just to be clear, that this was almost certainly by design – it all ends up a little garbled, and his criticisms of Lucilius are less trenchant than his rhetoric at first might lead one to believe.

I will explain” (cur tamen hoc potius libeat decurrere campo, | per quem magnus equos Auruncae flexit alumnus | . . 19–21). We note, then, that both Juvenal and Horace never actually say that they are driven to poetry because they have a burning desire to engage in public moral censure. Rather, it is the other way around: both are poets first, portraying themselves as casting about for the right style, and both end up settling on poetry Lucili ritu because there is plenty of material available and still room for new contributors.

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