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Brian Arkins (Professor Emeritus, Classics)

March 14 @ 4:00 pm


March 14
4:00 pm


Seminar Room G010, Hardiman Research Building

The Modern Reception of Horace

The talk will discuss the treatment of Horace in Nazi-occupied Crete and during World War I; Pound, Eliot, Housman on Horace; Nietzsche on Horace’s style; Horace’s tags, esp. carpe diem; Irish connections, in Yeats, Joyce, MacNeice, Longley, Boland; Dowson’s splendidly awful poem; and Hopkin’s translations.

All welcome.

Contact: Padraic Moran- padraic.moran@nuigalway.ie