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By Michele Lowrie

This number of contemporary articles presents handy entry to a couple of the simplest fresh writing on Horace's Odes and Epodes. Formalist, structuralist, and historicizing techniques alike provide perception into this complicated poet, who reinvented lyric on the transition from the Republic to the Augustan principate. a number of vintage experiences in French, German, and Italian are right here translated into English for the 1st time. A thread linking lots of the
pieces is the routine debate over the functionality of Horace's Odes. Fiction? Literal fact? A figurative appropriation of Greek culture in the bookish tradition of past due Hellenism? Arguments either for and opposed to achieve a listening to. Michele Lowrie's creation surveys the country of present scholarship and offers
guidance at the seminal matters confronting the translation of Horatian lyric this present day. feedback for additional examining and a consolidated bibliography open avenues for extra vast research.

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