Journals Higher Education



Published: 08 January 2019

336 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198814061

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Complex Inferiorities

The Poetics of the Weaker Voice in Latin Literature

Edited by Sebastian Matzner and Stephen Harrison

  • Provides the first synoptic study of rhetorics of inferiority in Latin literature, an important and widespread, yet understudied, phenomenon
  • Explores a variety of theoretical perspectives and methodological approaches, creating a productive dialogue between the study of classical literature and modern critical theory
  • Covers a wide range of periods and genres, offering exciting new readings of works by prominent Latin authors, such as Horace, Martial, and Tacitus
  • Includes translations of all Greek and Latin throughout, ensuring accessibility to readers at all levels of familiarity with ancient languages