Persius Further Reading - Essay

Aulus Persius Flaccus

Further Reading

(Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism)


Barr, William. Introduction to The Satires of Persius, translated by Guy Lee, pp. 1-7. Liverpool, Eng.: Francis Cairns, 1987.

Overview that includes discussion of Persius's reputation, influences, and the intended effect of his satires.

Bramble, J. C. Persius and the Programmatic Satire: A Study in Form and Imagery. London: Cambridge University Press, 1974, 224 p.

Analyzes the major motifs in Persius's satires.

Braund, Susan H. “Persius.” In Roman Verse Satire, pp. 33-9. Oxford, Eng.: Oxford University Press, 1992.

Examines Persius's literary devices and...

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