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This essay traces the recent trajectory of the field of "Latin Studies" using the example of interpretations of Horace's Carmen saeculare and showing, in particular, the increasingly comprehensive relevance attributed to historical context. It sketches a shift away from formalist interpretation and, to an even greater degree, away from practices, such as textual criticism, that once virtually defined the field
Copyright © 2005 Johns Hopkins University Press. This article first appeared in Transactions of the American Philological Association, 135:1 (2005), pp. 91-102. Reprinted with permission by Johns Hopkins University Press.
Farrell, J. (2005). Eduard Fraenkel on Horace and Servius, or, Texts, Contexts, and the Field of "Latin Studies". Transactions of the American Philological Association, 135 (1), 91-102. http://dx.doi.org/10.1353/apa.2005.0006
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