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Rudd, Niall

Works: 69 works in 437 publications in 3 languages and 11,960 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  Essays  History  Commentaries  Records and correspondence  Software 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Other, Contributor, Commentator
Classifications: PA6447.E5, 877
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Most widely held works about Niall Rudd
Most widely held works by Niall Rudd
The satires of Horace : a study by Niall Rudd( Book )

20 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lines of enquiry : studies in Latin poetry by Niall Rudd( Book )

21 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In these studies of Latin poetry Niall Rudd demonstrates a variety of critical methods and approaches. He shows how it can be fruitful at different times to consider the historical background of a poem, its language or structure, its place in a literary tradition, the role of critical paradigms, and so on. But if no single approach has special and invariable authority this does not imply critical anarchy. Each has its own validity for different purposes, its own strengths and limitations. The reader must be versatile and sensitive to a range of possibilities, but not doctrinaire
Essays on classical literature by Niall Rudd( Book )

8 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satires by Persius( Book )

36 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rooted in the traditional land-owning class, Juvenal wrote brilliant and inflammatory satires on the decadent and corrupt Roman élite, a fact that resulted in him being exiled from Rome for many years
Themes in Roman satire by Niall Rudd( Book )

23 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text sets out to illuminate all the central themes of Roman satire. It offers a synchronic assessment of different aspects of the work of Lucilius, Horace, Persius and Juvenal: their aims; their styles; and their views on freedom of speech, class patronage, Greeks and sex. In addition it contains a sympathetic presentation in English of the poetry of Lucilius
On the commonwealth ; and, On the laws by Marcus Tullius Cicero( Book )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

H̀owever one defines Man, the same definition applies to us all. This is sufficient proof that there is no essential difference within mankind.' (Laws l.29-30) Cicero's The Republic is an impassioned plea for responsible governement written just before the civil war that ended the Roman Republic in a dialogue following Plato. Drawing on Greek political theory, the work embodies the mature reflections of a Roman ex-consul on the nature of political organization, on justice in society, and on the qualities needed in a statesman. Its sequel, The Laws, expounds the influential doctrine of Natural
Epistles, book II ; and, Epistle to the Pisones (Ars poetica) by Horace( Book )

22 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The satires of Horace and Persius by Horace( Book )

13 editions published between 1973 and 1979 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horace 2000 : a celebration : essays for the bimillennium( Book )

13 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quintus Horatius Flaccus (Horace) died on 27 November, 8 B.C. This volume provides a fitting tribute to one who was both Rome's greatest lyric poet and its most engaging moralist. Horace 2000: A Celebration contains chapters from seven established scholars, each representing a major aspect of Horace's work. Because of their different backgrounds - in politics, literary criticism, and cultural history - the writers adopt different approaches to his poetry. They occasionally disagree, but they all have something thought-provoking and significant to say. The volume also includes a Latin poem in praise of Horace
The classical tradition in operation by Niall Rudd( Book )

19 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his preface Rudd writes: 'Everyone knows of the Classical Tradition - comprehending it is another matter.' This book brings it closer to our understanding
Satires and epistles by Horace( Book )

17 editions published between 1973 and 2005 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exuberantly mocking the vices and pretensions of his Roman contemporaries, Horace's Satires are stuffed full of comic vignettes, moral insights, and his pervasive humanity. these poems influenced not only contemporaries such as Juvenal, but also English satirists from Ben Jonson to W.H. Auden. In the Epistles, Horace used the form of letters to explore questions of philosophy and how to live a good life. --from publisher description
The Satires and Epistles of Horace : a modern English verse translation by Horace( Book )

24 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'A systematic study of all the Satires, [this book includes] for each Satire an exposition of argument and structure illustrated by pieces of either idiomatic translation of paraphrase, a description ofhistorical and social background, and comments on the quality of the poem ... this happy blend of historical scholarship and literary criticism is aimed at a wide audience.' Michael Coffey, Classical Review."--Bloomsbury Publishing
Satires I, III, X by Juvenal( Book )

25 editions published between 1977 and 1996 in English and Latin and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Latin poems by Samuel Johnson( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnson's Juvenal : London and the vanity of human wishes by Samuel Johnson( Book )

12 editions published between 1980 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The common spring : essays on Latin and English poetry by Niall Rudd( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection aims to bring out the continuity between major poets in Latin and English, presenting to a wider audience papers previously published only in academic periodicals along with a number of unpublished pieces
De legibus I by Marcus Tullius Cicero( Book )

12 editions published in 1987 in Latin and English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Landor's Latin poems : fifty pieces by Walter Savage Landor( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and Latin and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This selection says nothing about the English writings of Walter Savage Landor (1775-1864), which run to sixteen volumes; and apart from a brief introductory sketch it makes only occasional remarks about his life. Instead it presents fifty illustrations of his exceptional dexterity in Latin verse, showing his hostile treatment of political figures (including royalty), his relations with friends, his pleasures and sufferings as a lover, and his delight in the changing phases of nature. The long closing piece treats, within a mythological framework, the great forces that govern the world and its inhabitants." "Landor offers an interesting contrast with Dr Johnson, who died in 1784 when Landor was nine and who is sometimes wrongly described as the last important writer with an inner command of Latin. First, though Landor was careless about money, and at times in serious trouble with debt, he had an inheritance which put him in a different position from Johnson's. Again, while some of Johnson's Latin pieces show a deeply felt belief in religion, Landor's deities are those of classical paganism. Other points emerge from a consideration of what they owe to their Latin predecessors. Both draw on Vergil - especially on the pastorals (Eclogues). And both are indebted to Horace for the metrical forms which he took over from the Greeks and for his genial good sense. But Horace also wrote some abusive epodes on women (nos. 8 and 12) that, though shunned by the fastidious doctor, foreshadow Landor's attacks on Princess Caroline of Brunswick." "But it is Catullus who provides the most revealing contrast. His eleven-syllable line, though ignored by Johnson, is frequently used by Landor. In one such line Catullus brands Julius Caesar, who was already one of the most powerful men in Rome, as "an evil pervert" and "a catamite" (57.1-2). That must have appealed to the rebel in Landor. In another, a girl called Ameana is insulted in the most brutal terms (41). But it was primarily for his infatuation with Lesbia and his anguished disillusion that Catullus served as a model for Landor. That is made clear in the wild hyperbole of the very first poem, in which the iron domination of the Roman empire is redeemed by Catullus' love-poetry. As we read it, the intervening centuries collapse, and we are left with one gifted young poet talking to another in a shared language." "This book is intended primarily for readers whose Latin is somewhat rusty, but even the translation (it is hoped) may help to revive interest in a writer who was admired for his passion and dexterity and detested by his victims."--Jacket
Pale green, light orange : a portrait of bourgeois Ireland, 1930-1950 by Niall Rudd( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The only child of a middle-class Methodist couple in suburban Clontarf, Niall Rudd attended High School, Dublin, 1936-9, Methodist College, Belfast, 1939-46 (its ground floor sand-bagged, its windows permanently blacked out), and completed his studies at Trinity College, Dublin, 1946-50. Suspended between several worlds-a Protestant in north Dublin; sole Southerner among Ulster-Scots in wartime Belfast; holiday-maker in Ballymoney, Wexford, where?the emergency' and petrol-rationing preserves an idyll of repose; and member of a College transformed by the unexpected cosmopolitanism
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The satires of Horace and PersiusSatires and epistles
Alternative Names
Niall Rudd britischer Klassischer Philologe irischer Herkunft

Niall Rudd Irish-born British classical philologist

Niall Rudd klassiek filoloog uit Ierland (-2015)

Rudd, N.

Rudd, Niall

Rudd, W.J.N.

Rudd W. J. N. 1927-2015

Rudd W. J. Niall 1927-2015

SatiresThemes in Roman satireOn the commonwealth ; and, On the lawsEpistles, book II ; and, Epistle to the Pisones (Ars poetica)The satires of Horace and PersiusHorace 2000 : a celebration : essays for the bimillenniumSatires and epistlesThe Satires and Epistles of Horace : a modern English verse translation