In this companion, international scholars provide a comprehensive overview that reflects the most recent trends in Catullan studies. Explores the work of Catullus, one of the best Roman alyric poetsa Provides discussions about production, genre, style, and reception, as well as interpretive essays on key poems and groups of poems Grounds Catullus in the socio-historical world around him Chapters challenge received wisdom, present original readings, and suggest new interpretations of biographical evidenceThere is no need then to assume that Manliusa#39; request for the gifts of Venus is a request for Catullus to act as a ... We have established that 68.1a40 could be part of a group of poems about friendship and the exchange of poetry between friends , ... I think the apostrophes to the brother are also a way of not playing the game a of signaling the poeta#39;s complete absorption in his grief, and his withdrawal from.
|Title||:||A Companion to Catullus|
|Author||:||Marilyn B. Skinner|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons - 2010-12-23|