The Satires of Juvenal

The Satires of Juvenal

A Verse Translation

eBook - 2010
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This is a rhyming-couplet translation of Juvenal's sixteen Satires, written in iambic pentameters. While remaining faithful to the original, it brings the work of the first-century Roman poet to the attention of a contemporary audience. Though subject to the strictures of such a poetic form, it is an accurate rendering while at the same time keeping the mordant and sardonic tone of the original. It is accepted that classical texts need a new inspection every so often and this is an attempt to make Juvenal appeal to a contemporary readership. While it may well find a niche among professional cl.
Publisher: Lewiston : Edwin Mellen Press, 2010
ISBN: 9780773418578
Characteristics: 1 online resource (456 pages)
Additional Contributors: Kelk, Christopher


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