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By Kirk Freudenburg

The 1st entire research of Roman verse satire to seem due to the fact 1976 offers a clean and fascinating survey of the sector. instead of describing satire's historical past as a sequence of discrete achievements, it relates these achievements to each other in this type of manner that, within the move from Lucilius, to Horace, to Persius, to Juvenal, we're made to experience, and notice played, the expanding strain of imperial oversight in historic Rome.

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