Author: Petronius,Petronius Arbiter

Publisher: Hackett Publishing

ISBN: 9780872205109

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 193

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Attributed to the Roman satirist Petronius, a courtier of the emperor Nero, Satyricon c. 65 C.E. may be the first novel-- one as steamy as many modern bestsellers. Ruden (affiliation unspecified) integrates her translation with ten commentaries about the work and the ancient world, acknowledging Muller's 1983 edition of Petronius as her main source for the Latin text. Suggests readings beyond the references. Paper edition (unseen), $9.95. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.


Author: Petronius,Petronius Arbiter

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520211186

Category: History

Page: 184

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This new translation attempts to capture the comic vigor and literary cunning of the original in the idioms of contemporary American English.


A Handbook

Author: Jonathan R. W. Prag,Ian D. Repath

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118556631

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 272

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Petronius: A Handbook unravels the mysteries of the Satyrica, one of the greatest literary works that antiquity has bequeathed to the modern world. Includes a dozen original essays by a team of leading Petronius and Roman history scholars Features the first multi-dimensional approach to Satyricon studies by exploring the novel's literary structure, social and historic contexts, and modern reception Supplemented by illustrations, plot outline, glossary, map, bibliography, and suggestions for further reading

The Satyricon

Author: Petronius Arbiter,Petronius

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780192839527

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 212

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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.

A Companion to Petronius

Author: Edward Courtney,Ely Professor of Classics Edward Courtney

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780199245529

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 238

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This is the first modern commentary on Petronius' Satyrica. It begins with basic background information, then surveys each episode in order that leading themes emerge. Finally, it gives an overview of Petronius' use of literary allusion and symbolism, and of his treatment of sex. All Latin and Greek quotations have been translated so that this volume may benefit both students of classical and comparative literature.


Author: Petronius Arbiter,Petronius

Publisher: Penguin Classics

ISBN: 9780140441598

Category: Rome

Page: 203

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