Juvenal’s Global Awareness: Circulation, Connectivity, and - download pdf or read online

By Osman Umurhan

ISBN-10: 113812530X

ISBN-13: 9781138125308

In Juvenal’s worldwide wisdom Osman Umurhan applies theories of globalization to an research of Juvenal’s articulation and figuring out of empire, imperialism and identification. Umurhan explains how the elevated interconnectivity among various localities, ethnic and political, shapes Juvenal’s view of Rome as in consistent flux and movement. Theoretical and sociological notions of deterritorialization, time-space compression and the rhizome tell the satirist’s language of mobility and his development of area and position within second century Rome and its empire. The circulate of individuals, items and ideas generated via tactics of globalization enables Juvenal’s negotiation of threats and adjustments to Roman associations that come with a big selection of themes, from representatios of the military and nutrition to discussions of cannibalism and language. Umurhan’s research stresses that Juvenalian satire itself is a rhizome in either functionality and shape. This learn is designed for audiences attracted to Juvenal, empire and globalization lower than Rome.

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