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Introduction: Persius and Juvenal as Satiric Successors

  1. Susanna Braund1 and
  2. Josiah Osgood2
  1. Josiah Osgood

Published Online: 21 SEP 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118301074.ch

A Companion to Persius and Juvenal

A Companion to Persius and Juvenal

How to Cite

Osgood, J. (2012) Introduction: Persius and Juvenal as Satiric Successors, in A Companion to Persius and Juvenal (eds S. Braund and J. Osgood), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118301074.ch

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Stanford, Yale, London, UK

  2. 2

    Georgetown University, USA

Author Information

  1. Georgetown University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 SEP 2012
  2. Published Print: 1 OCT 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405199650

Online ISBN: 9781118301074

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Keywords:

  • Persius and Juvenal as satiric successors;
  • satirists and poetic succession;
  • satire written in the verse of heroic epic;
  • satire and in the early imperial period, Persius and Juvenal;
  • Persius, adoption of a tone of anger and isolation in his poetry;
  • Juvenal, experimenting with a range of emotions;
  • Horace in his Satires, initiating an important theme of poetic succession;
  • inheritance-hunting, satiric succession;
  • Horace's poem, in reading Persius/Juvenal with interest and understanding;
  • Horace's treatment of inheritance-hunting, illuminating Persius' attitude to his heir

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Satirists and Poetic Succession

  • Inheritance-Hunting: Satiric Succession in Practice

  • Reading Persius and Juvenal