Horace | Critical Essay by Marvin T. Herrick

This literature criticism consists of approximately 16 pages of analysis & critique of Horace.
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Critical Essay by Grant Showerman

SOURCE: Showerman, Grant. “Horace Interpreted.” In Horace and His Influence, pp. 3-68. New York: Longmans, Green and Co., 1927.

In the following essay, Showerman begins by exploring the poet as a man, the times in which he lived, and his work as an “interpreter” of his own times, popular wisdom, religion, and philosophy.

I. Horace Interpreted

The Appeal of Horace

In estimating the effect of Horace upon his own and later times, we must take into account two aspects of his work. These are, the forms in which he expressed himself, and the substance of which they are the garment. We shall find him distinguished in both; but in the substance of his message we shall find him distinguished by a quality which sets him apart from other poets ancient and modern.

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