By Phebe Lowell Bowditch
In addition to incorporating anthropological and sociological views, Bowditch's theoretical procedure uses recommendations drawn from linguistics, deconstruction, and the paintings of Michel Foucault. She weaves jointly those rules in an unique method of Horace's use of golden age imagery, his language bearing on public presents or munera, his metaphors of sacrifice, and the rhetoric of sophistication and standing present in those poems.
Horace and the present economic system of Patronage represents an unique method of relevant matters and questions within the research of Latin literature, and sheds new gentle on our figuring out of Roman society in general.
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