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Critical Essay by Kirk Freudenburg

SOURCE: “Horatian Satire and the Conventions of Popular Drama” in The Walking Muse: Horace on the Theory of Satire, 1993, pp. 3-51.

In the following essay, Freudenburg discusses Horace's use of satiric persona, the influence of Bion on his satire, and his handling of the diatribe.

Introductory Remarks: Ancient Rhetoric and the Persona Theory

“The poet's work may be a mask, a dramatized conventionalization, but it is frequently a conventionalization of his own experiences, his own life. If used with a sense of these distinctions, there is use in biographical study.”1 Since the days of the great “Personal Heresy” debate, which pitted C. S. Lewis of Oxford against E. M. Tillyard of Cambridge, critics of personal poetry have struggled to strike a balance between the opposing claims of art...

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