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Satires and Epistles - Horace, and Kirkland, James Hampton
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'What's the harm in using humour to put across what is true?' Gluttony, lust, and hypocrisy are just a few of the targets of Horace's Satires. Writing in the 30s BC, Horace exposes the vices and follies of his Roman contemporaries, while still finding time to reflect on how to write good satire and along the way revealing his own persona to be as flawed and bigoted as the people he attacks. Alongside famous episodes such as the fable of the town mouse and the country mouse, the explosive fart of Priapus, and the grotesque ...

Satires and Epistles 2019, Hansebooks

ISBN-13: 9783337729394

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Satires and Epistles 2011, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199563289


Satires and Epistles 2002, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226067773

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