Standard Name: Juvenal


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Education Anne Lister
As an adult she was frequently engaged in serious, self-improving study. Her reading included ancient classics (Demosthenes , Sophocles , Juvenal ) and modern writings on conduct (Henrietta Maria Bowdler 's Essay on...
Intertextuality and Influence Lucy Aikin
LA 's preface denies the absurd notion that absolute gender equality might be feasible and advises women not to attempt to become inferior men. But she asserts, there is not an endowment, or propensity, or...
Intertextuality and Influence Lucy Hutchinson
LH argues that the division of Christianity into sects is a greate sinne.
Hutchinson, Lucy. On the Principles of the Christian Religion, Addressed to her Daughter; and, On Theology. Editor Hutchinson, Julius, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown.
She notes Saint Paul 's opinion of women's weakness. While admitting that judgement in the most knowing weomen is inferior to...
Intertextuality and Influence Samuel Johnson
This imitation of Juvenal 's third satire, written in powerfully lapidary heroic couplets, is strongly critical of London, or of the dog-eat-dog urban world where the talented are passed over and only toadies prosper.
Intertextuality and Influence Samuel Johnson
Again he based his work on a satire by Juvenal (the tenth), but the result is wholly original. Using personified abstractions which seem to place his struggling human figures at the mercy of forces more...
Intertextuality and Influence Eleanor Sleath
The action of this novel takes place in many different parts of Italy. Its features include a mystery over the heroine's birth (her mother was an escaped nun and her father was burned by...
Textual Features Clara Reeve
CR demonstrates the widest possible reading: from Homer , Virgil and Horace (all revered) and Juvenal and Persius (used to prove that not all classical authors are admirable) through the heroic romances like those of...
Textual Production A. E. Housman
Without an academic position, AEH made himself in his spare time the leading classical textual editor of his generation. The edition of Propertius which he worked at from his student days onwards was never published...


1693: John Dryden published his edition of Juvenal's...

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John Dryden published his edition of Juvenal 's Satires, translated into English poetry by various hands, including that of Aphra Behn .


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