Neo-Latin Verse Satire, ca. 1500–1800

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Kivistö, Sari
Neo-Latin Verse Satire, ca. 1500–1800. An Ethical Approach
Finska Vetenskaps-Societeten - Suomen Tiedeseura
Commentationes Humanarum Litterarum 142
Vaasa 2022, 293 pp.
Within the framework of reading satire as ethical instruction in poetic form, this book aims to give a thematically focused examination of the still largely unstudied literary history of neo-Latin verse satire written ca. 1500–1800.

Introduction: Sermones on Mores
Chapter 1. Programmatic Beginnings: Justif ing Satirical Indignation
Chapter 2. Fathers and Sons: Satirical Tutorials on Life
Chapter 3. How to Be Calm: Ethical Reflections on Poverty and Tranquillity of Mind
Chapter 4. Cures and Incurables: Medical Satire
Chapter 5. Prophetic Floods: Post-Edenic Reality in Religious Satire
Chapter 6. Satirical Exemplarity and the Affective Language of Moral Monuments
Chapter 7. Leaving the Countryside: Ironic Lessons on Conrenrment
Conclusions on the Limits of Satire
Index nominum
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ISBN 978-951-653-486-5
ISSN 0069-6587
Publisher Finska Vetenskaps-Societeten - Suomen Tiedeseura
Series Commentationes Humanarum Litterarum
Published (year) 2022
Cover Softcover
Type of Binding Softcover binding
Languages english
Disciplines Philosophy, Literary Research, Cultural History
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