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The Augustan ages

by Elton, Oliver

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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature, Modern -- 17th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Literature, Modern -- 18th century -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Oliver Elton
    SeriesPeriods of European literature -- VIII, Periods of European literature -- VIII.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 427 p.
    Number of Pages427
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24156707M
    OCLC/WorldCa3512748

    (d) The Battle of the Books 5. Which of the following epithets does not apply to the Rape of the lock? (a) Mock-Heroic (b) Heroi-Comical (c) Comic epic in Prose (d) Mock-Epic Age of Pope is also called (a) The Restoration (b) The Augustan Age (c) Classical Age (d) Age of Sensibility 7. Joseph M. Levine provides a witty and erudite account of one of the most celebrated chapters in English cultural history, the acrimonious quarrel between the "ancients" and the "moderns" which Jonathan Swift dubbed "the Battle of the Books." The dispute that amused and excited the English world of letters from until the s was, Levine shows, an installment in the long-standing debate 4/5(2).

    But in the Augustan age, advances in print technology made it possible to print books cheaply, and that meant that more and more books and other materials were printed and available at much lower prices. At the same time, more and more people were becoming . Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Elton, Oliver, Augustan ages. Edinburgh, London, W. Blackwood and.

    Grand political accomplishment and artistic productivity were the hallmarks of Augustus Caesar's reign (31 B.C. to A.D. 14), which has served as a powerful model of achievement for societies throughout Western history. Although much research has been done on individual facets of Augustan culture, Karl Galinsky's book is the first in decades to present a unified overview, one that brings 5/5(2). In a short time the air was filled with books and pamphlets, charges and countercharges, high principle and low invective. It was the beginning of one of the more raucous events in English intellectual history. It is what Jonathan Swift called the battle of the books. The ground.


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Rome: The Augustan Age: A Source Book by Kitty Chisholm (Author)5/5(1). Not quite a textbook, but definitely The Augustan ages book a novel, Rome In The Augustan Age was written for the Rome enthusiast.

First published over 20 years ago, "Rome" walks the reader step-by-step through historical artifacts, written and architectural, to explain the ancient 5/5(2). The Alternative Augustan Age Edited by Josiah The Augustan ages book, Kit Morrell, and Kathryn Welch.

Challenges the highly entrenched view that Augustus was chiefly responsible for the major political and cultural developments of his age. Emphasizes many continuities with earlier republican history and culture that traditional periodization minimizes.

The eighteenth century in English literature has been called the Augustan Age, the Neoclassical Age, and the Age of Reason. The term 'the Augustan Age' comes from the self-conscious imitation of the original Augustan writers, Virgil and Horace, by many of the writers of the period.

The age of Augustus, commonly dated to 30 BC--AD 14, was a pivotal period in world history. A time of tremendous change in Rome, Italy, and throughout the Mediterranean world, many developments were underway when Augustus took charge and a recurring theme is the role that he played in shaping their direction.

The Cambridge Companion to the Age of Augustus captures the dynamics and richness of 5/5(2). The original Augustan Age was the brilliant literary period of Virgil, Horace and Ovid under the Roman emperor Augustus.

The eighteenth century in English literature has been called the Augustan Age, the Neoclassical Age, and the Age of Reason. The literature of Augustan Age is dominated by the rise of the novel, a fictitious prose narrative or tale presenting a picture of real life.

Before the eighteen century, there were prose fiction or narration, but these certainly did not present the real life (for example, Don Quixote of Cervantes, marks an importing point and it can be. The authors of the Augustan Age were mainly interested in real life, in stories that were referred to the lives of their readers, rather than in substitutes for reality.4/5(2).

Augustan literature is a style of British literature produced during the reigns of Queen Anne, King George I, and George II in the first half of the 18th century and ending in the s, with the deaths of Alexander Pope and Jonathan Swift, in andrespectively. It was a literary epoch that featured the rapid development of the novel, an explosion in satire, the mutation of drama from political satire.

Other articles where Augustan Age is discussed: Sir Richard Steele: Early life and works.: he published in a moralistic tract, “The Christian Hero,” of which 10 editions were sold in his lifetime. This tract led to Steele’s being accused of hypocrisy and mocked for the contrast between his austere precepts and his genially convivial practice.

In the Augustan Age, for many reasons (culture, free time in the life of the middle classes, economic possibilities, lower prices of books, the possibility of borrowing books from the libraries or from travelling ones), there was a considerable growth of the reading public.

This fact brought a change in the structure and in the aim of the novel. Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Elton, Oliver, Augustan ages. Edinburgh, London, W. Blackwood and. Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Elton, Oliver, Augustan ages.

[Folcroft, Pa.] Folcroft Library. Augustan Age, one of the most illustrious periods in Latin literary history, from approximately 43 bc to ad 18; together with the preceding Ciceronian period (q.v.), it forms the Golden Age (q.v.) of Latin literature.

Marked by civil peace and prosperity, the age reached its highest literary expression in poetry, a polished and sophisticated verse generally addressed to a patron or to the emperor Augustus and dealing with.

Rome in the Augustan Age book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This 5th volume in The Centers of Civilization Series aims /5. This anthology is a compilation of primary sources in translation, covering Roman politics, art, literature, social history and philosophy.

The sources have been carefully selected to provide the primary evidence for a detailed study of Rome and Augustus, founder of the Empire. Also included are sources for a more wide-ranging study of the development of Principate to Empire under Augustus. Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Elton, Oliver, Augustan ages.

New York, Scribner, The major surviving Augustan Age literature is mostly from poets, with the exception of prose writer Livy. These Augustan Age poets had an advantage over most writers: wealthy patrons who afforded them the leisure to write -- and read, since according to Suetonius, there was, then, a library to read from.Get this from a library!

The Augustan ages. [Oliver Elton] -- Starting in the third quarter of the seventeenth century, Europe enjoyed a literary flowering--a rebirth of interest in classical values and rational principles of discourse, exemplified in French.