A Companion to Horace features a collection of commissioned interpretive essays by leading scholars in the field of Latin literature covering the entire generic range of works produced by Horace.
Features original essays by a wide range of leading literary scholars
Exceeds expectations for the standard handbook by featuring essays that challenge, rather than just summarize, conventional views of Homer's work and influence
Considers Horace?s debt to his Greek predecessors
Treats the reception of Horace from contemporary theoretical perspectives
Offers up-to-date information and illustrations on the archaeological site traditionally identified as Horace's villa in the Sabine countryside
Gregson Davis is Andrew W. Mellon Distinguished Professor in the Humanities and Professor of Classics and Comparative Literature at Duke University. His publications include Polyhymnia: The Rhetoric of Horatian Lyric Discourse (1984) and Aime Cesaire (1997).