Texas Tech University

The Arena of Satire

The Arena of Satire

Book Description: 

In The Arena of Satire: Juvenal's Search for Rome (University of Oklahoma Press, 2016), the first comprehensive reading of Juvenal's satires in more than fifty years, David H. J. Larmour deftly revises and sharpens our understanding of the second-century Roman writer who stands as the archetype for all later practitioners of the satirist's art.


Author Bio: 

David H. J. Larmour is Paul Whitfield Horn Professor of Classics at Texas Tech University in Lubbock. He is editor of the American Journal of Philology and has numerous published titles, including The Sites of Rome: Time, Space, Memory; Stage and Stadium: Drama and Athletics in Classical Greece; and Rethinking Sexuality: Foucault and Classical Antiquity.