Title

Petronius and the Vulgar Tongue: Colloquialism, Obscenity, Translation

Document Type

Journal Article

Role

author

Standard Number

0197-2227

Journal Title

Classical and Modern Literature

Volume

26

First Page

33

Last Page

55

Publication Date

2006

Abstract

A discussion of translations (both expurgated and unexpurgated) of Petronius' 'Satyricon' from the beginning to the end of the 20th century and their approach to colloquial language and the problem of obscenity. --author-supplied description

Faculty Start Year

1977

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