Jul 04, 2020
The Odes of Horace: A Critical Study
Posted by Steele Commager

In The Odes of Horace, Steele Commager examines the odes with particular attention both to their language and structure and to the effect a poem is intended to, or does, produce Horace s conciseness and apparent clarity phrase by phrase tempt us into believing that there is an equally concise and clear meaning to be assigned to a poem, or even to his thought as a whole YIn The Odes of Horace, Steele Commager examines the odes with particular attention both to their language and structure and to the effect a poem is intended to, or does, produce Horace s conciseness and apparent clarity phrase by phrase tempt us into believing that there is an equally concise and clear meaning to be assigned to a poem, or even to his thought as a whole Yet Horace has no systematic philosophy to impart his poems record only an imaginative apprehension of the world Each ode is a calculated assault on our sensibilities, a deliberate invasion of our consciousness Only by yielding to each in its entirety can we momentarily share Horace s vision.

  • Title: The Odes of Horace: A Critical Study
  • Author: Steele Commager
  • ISBN: 9780806127293
  • Page: 313
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Odes of Horace A Critical Study In The Odes of Horace Steele Commager examines the odes with particular attention both to their language and structure and to the effect a poem is intended to or does produce Horace s conciseness a


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