By Michele Lowrie

This choice of contemporary articles presents handy entry to a couple of the easiest contemporary writing on Horace's Odes and Epodes. Formalist, structuralist, and historicizing methods alike provide perception into this advanced poet, who reinvented lyric on the transition from the Republic to the Augustan principate. a number of vintage reports in French, German, and Italian are right here translated into English for the 1st time. A thread linking a lot of the
pieces is the ordinary debate over the functionality of Horace's Odes. Fiction? Literal truth? 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 advent surveys the kingdom of present scholarship and offers
guidance at the seminal matters confronting the translation of Horatian lyric this day. feedback for additional interpreting and a consolidated bibliography open avenues for extra large research.

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