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In a “profoundly relocating, intellectually acute” novel (Philadelphia Inquirer) that's “as meticulous as Jane Austen, as lethal as Evelyn Waugh” (Los Angeles Times), Margaret Drabble inspires a retired author besieged through her 3 greedy little ones during this astounding, wickedly gothic tale.

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Elimination” (Harris, “Rage of Women,” 129). 30 | Juvenal and the Satiric Emotions in aliquem hominem magnum odium aut in rem gravis offensio concitetur, Inv. 100). 12 The moral views and tastes of Juvenal’s first readers would have ranged beyond the teachings of Stoicism; that includes views on anger’s function in life and in literature. 13 In the aristocratic self-image and culture, anger had an important place as a status marker and even a source of pleasure. , Top. 98, Part. 9 and 128; Orat.

15. Nussbaum imagines that for a Roman man anger would be “hooked up to a feeling of manly pride, and to a quasi-erotic excitement, as he prepares to smash the adversary” (Upheavals of Thought, 160). Cf. 1 and cf. 1). 2–4), citing Aristotle (cf. Rh. 1378a30–32, b1–2, and de An. 403a29–b3). The role of desire or pleasure is also recognized at Pl. Phlb. 47e and Arist. Rh. 1378b4–9; all three passages cite Homer’s reference to rage “sweeter than honey” at Il. 108–10. Cf. Sorabji, Emotion, 80. 16.

Inv. 104), just like other bad actors in Satire 1: the guardian who defrauds his young ward (46–47), the matrona who teaches her neighbors to poison their husbands (69–72). Cicero also notes that it is useful to call attention to the plight of crime’s victims (Inv. 101); thus the satirist uses a combination of personification and apostrophe to lament for the provincial victims of an extortionist governor: “Marius [Priscus], now in exile, starts his drinking in the afternoon and enjoys having the gods angry at him; meanwhile, Province [of Africa], though you’ve won in court, you weep” (exsul ab octava Marius bibit et fruitur dis/iratis, at tu victrix, provincia, ploras, 49–50).

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