Catullus by Ian M. le M. Du Quesnay,Tony Woodman

By Ian M. le M. Du Quesnay,Tony Woodman

during this publication, a sequel to Traditions and Contexts within the Poetry of Horace (Cambridge collage Press, 2002), ten top Latin students supply especially commissioned in-depth discussions of the poetry of Catullus, one among historic Rome's such a lot favorite and most sensible enjoyed poets. a few chapters specialise in the gathering as an entire and the interrelationship of assorted poems; others take care of intertextuality and translation and Catullus' reaction to his Greek predecessors, either classical and Hellenistic. of the foremost matters are the verbal exchange of wish and the presentation of the genuine international. a few chapters offer analyses of person poems, others speak about how Catullus' poetry was once learn via Virgil and Ovid. a large choice of severe techniques is on provide, and within the Epilogue the editors supply a provocative survey of the problems raised by means of the volume.

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