Horace and Seneca: Interactions, Intertexts, Interpretations by Martin Stöckinger,Kathrin Winter,Andreas T. Zanker

By Martin Stöckinger,Kathrin Winter,Andreas T. Zanker

This quantity units out to discover the complicated courting among Horace and Seneca. it's the first ebook that examines the interface among those varied and but hugely related authors with attention in their œuvres of their entirety. The fourteen chapters gathered right here discover a variety of themes clustered round the following 4 issues: the mix of literature and philosophy; the ways that Seneca’s choral odes transform Horatian fabric and flow past it; the remedy of moral, poetic, and aesthetic questions via the 2 authors; and the matter of literary impact and reception in addition to historic and glossy reflections on those difficulties. whereas the intertextual contacts among Horace and Seneca themselves lie on the center of this venture, it additionally considers the sooner texts that function resources for either authors, middleman steps in Roman literature, and later texts the place connections among the 2 philosopher-poets are drawn. even supposing no longer as evidently palpable because the linkage among authors who proportion a typical established culture, this asymmetric yet pervasive dating could be considered as probably the most prolific literary interactions among the early Augustan and the Neronian classes. A bidirectional checklist of correspondences among Horace and Seneca concludes the quantity.

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