Epigrams, Volume 2

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Harvard University Press, 1961 - Poetry
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User Review  - stillatim - LibraryThing

In which I realize that my boredom with and occasional distaste for the classics is due to my own silly post-romantic desire for The Great Work rather than for the good one. Martial is hilarious, the ... Read full review

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User Review  - AlanWPowers - LibraryThing

Recall that Don Juan's mother referred to them as "the nauseous epigrams of Martial," in Byron. She's probably thinking in particular of Book XI. They are a delight, a crude, base, insulting, very ... Read full review

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