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Catullus

Author : Julia Haig Gaisser
ISBN : 9780199280346
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A collection of the most interesting and important articles on Catullus from around 1950 to 2000, together with three short pieces from the Renaissance. The readings demonstrate a number of approaches and challenges readers to look at Catullus in different ways. An introduction by Julia Haig Gaisser traces recent themes in Catullan criticism.

Vergil S Eclogues Edited By Katharina Volk

Author : Katharina Volk
ISBN : 9780199202935
Genre : Literary Collections
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A collection of ten classic essays on Vergil's Eclogues, written between 1970 and 1999. The contributions represent recent developments in Vergilian scholarship, and are placed in context in a specially written introduction.

The Roman Poetry Of Love

Author : Efrossini Spentzou
ISBN : 9781472502162
Genre : Poetry
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The Roman Poetry of Love explores the formation of a key literary genre in a troubled historical and political setting. The short-lived genre of Latin love elegy produced spectacular, multi-faceted and often difficult poetry. Its proponents Catullus, Tibullus, Propertius and Ovid remain to this day some of the most influential poetic voices of Western civilisation. This accessible introduction combines aesthetic analysis with socio-political context to provide a concise but comprehensive portrait of the Roman elegy, its main participants and its cultural and political milieu. Focusing on a series of specific poems, the title portrays the development of the genre in the context of the Emperor Augustus' ascent to power, following recognizable threads through the texts to build an understanding of the relationship between this poetry and the increasingly totalising regime. Highlighting and examining the intense affectation of love in these poems, The Roman Poetry of Love explores the works not simply as an expression of a troubled male psychology, but also as a reflection of the overwhelming changes that swept through Rome and Italy in the transition from the late Republic to the Augustan Age.

Silence In Catullus

Author : Benjamin Eldon Stevens
ISBN : 9780299296636
Genre : History
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Both passionate and artful, learned and bawdy, Catullus is one of the best-known and critically significant poets from classical antiquity. An intriguing aspect of his poetry that has been neglected by scholars is his interest in silence, from the pauses that shape everyday conversation to linguistic taboos and cultural suppressions and the absolute silence of death. In Silence in Catullus, Benjamin Eldon Stevens offers fresh readings of this Roman poet's most important works, focusing on his purposeful evocations of silence. This deep and varied "poetics of silence" takes on many forms in Catullus's poetic corpus: underscoring the lyricism of his poetry; highlighting themes of desire, immortality-in-culture, and decay; accenting its structures and rhythms; and, Stevens suggests, even articulating underlying philosophies. Combining classical philological methods, contemporary approaches to silence in modern literature, and the most recent Catullan scholarship, this imaginative examination of Catullus offers a new interpretation of one of the ancient world's most influential and inimitable voices.

Ancient Greece And Rome

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Propertius

Author : Sextus Propertius
ISBN : STANFORD:36105010706492
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A Cockney Catullus

Author : Henry Stead
ISBN : 9780198744887
Genre : Latin poetry
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A Cockney Catullus traces the reception history of the Roman poet Catullus in Romantic-era Britain, when his work was first fully translated into English, appealing to the countercultural and commercially driven classicism of the time, as well as the frenzy for all things Greek. Stead identifies the influence of Catullus' poetry in the work of numerous Romantic-era literary and political figures, including Byron, Keats, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Hunt,Canning, Brougham, and Gifford, demonstrating the reach of one of the most Hellenizing, scandalous, and emotionally expressive of the Roman poets.

Catullus

Author : Gaius Valerius Catullus
ISBN : UOM:39015038906502
Genre : Rome
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The Poems

Author : Catullus
ISBN : 9780141937496
Genre : Poetry
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One of the most versatile of Roman poets, Catullus wrote verse of an almost unparalleled diversity and stylistic agility, from the brevity of the epigram to the sustained elegance of the elegy. This collection contains all of Catullus' extant work and includes his lyrics to the notorious Clodia Metelli - married, seductive and corrupt - charting the course from rapturous delight in a new affair to the torment of love gone sour; poems to his young friend Iuventius; and longer verse, such as the extraordinary tale of Attis, a Greek youth who castrates himself in a fit of religious ecstasy. Ranging from the tender, moving and passionate to the vicious and even obscene, these are poems of astonishingly modern force and content.

Talking Books

Author : G. O. Hutchinson
ISBN : 9780199279418
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Doing things with books -- The Aetia: Callimachus' Poem of knowledge -- Hellenistic epic and Homeric form -- The new Posidippus and Latin poetry -- The Catullan corpus, Greek epigram, and the poetry of objects -- The publication and individuality of Horace's Odes Books 1-3 -- Horace and archaic Greek poetry -- Ovid, Amores 3: the book -- The metamorphosis of metamorphosis: p. Oxy. 4711 and Ovid -- Structuring instruction: didactic poetry and didactic prose -- Books and scales.

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