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Catullus (Julia Haig Gaisser) Paperback Book, (Wiley-Blackwell, 2009) 9781118255353
Catullus (Julia Haig Gaisser) Paperback Book, (Wiley-Blackwell, 2009) 9781118255353
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Title: Catullus

Author: Gaisser, Julia Haig

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; Publication Date: 2009

Paperback; ISBN: 9781118255353

Volumes: 1; Pages: 256

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Catullus is one of the liveliest and most appealing Roman poets. His emotion, charm, and apparent spontaneity resonate with readers as strongly today as in antiquity. This sophisticated literary and historical introduction brings Catullus to life for the modern reader and presents his poetry in all its variety of emotions, subjects, and styles.* Places Catullus in a social, historical, and literary context* Examines Catallus's style and subjects, and provides a literary introduction to his major themes of love, social life, and politics* Discusses the reception of the poems by translators and interpreters ContentsList of Figures viiiPreface ix1 Introduction: The Young Poet in Rome 12 Poetry Books 223 The Catullan Persona 454 What Makes It Poetry 725 Poetic Architecture 1006 Songs for Mixed Voices: Allusions, Intertexts, and Translations 1337 Receiving Catullus 1: From Antiquity through the Sixteenth Century 1668 Receiving Catullus 2: England and America 194Appendix 1 Catullus' Meters 222Appendix 2 Glossary of Metrical and Rhetorical Terms 223Bibliography 225General Index 235Index of Catullus' Poems 242
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