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Selected Dialogues - Lucian

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Cod: BRT9780199555932

An aparitie: 2009

Autor: Lucian

Categoria: Criticism

Editie: necartonata

Editura: OXFORD WORLD'S CLASSICS

Format: 195 x 130 x 14 mm

Limba: English

Nr. pagini: 304



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'you'll find another man to harvest, Glycerion: let this one go'

The Greek satirist Lucian was a brilliantly entertaining writer who invented the comic dialogue as a vehicle for satiric comment. His influence was immense, not only in the Greek world, but on later European writers such as Rabelais and Swift. His dialogues puncture the pretensions of pompous philosophers and describe the daily lives of Greek courtesans; they are peopled by politicians, historians and ordinary citizens, as well as by gods and mythic figures. This selection provides a
cross-section of Lucian's styles and satirical targets, from serious polemic to lighter squibs and character portrayals. It includes How to Write History and his most famous piece, A True History, a fabulous tale of space travel and a monstrous whale which prefigures the fantasies of Jules Verne.

This lively new translation is both accurate and idiomatic, and the introduction highlights Lucian's importance in his own and later times.

ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

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