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Catullus to Ovid, reading Latin love elegy

Joan Booth

Catullus to Ovid, reading Latin love elegy

a literary commentary with Latin text

by Joan Booth

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Published by Bristol Classical in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Elegiac poetry, Latin -- History and criticism.,
  • Love poetry, Latin -- History and criticism.,
  • Elegiac poetry, Latin -- Translations into English -- Translations into English.,
  • Love poetry, Latin -- Translations into English -- Translations into English.,
  • Rome -- In literature.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJoan Booth ; translations by Guy Lee and Joan Booth.
    GenreTranslations into English
    SeriesClassical studies series
    ContributionsLee, Guy
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA6059.E6 L38 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxlv, 164 p. ;
    Number of Pages164
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18331954M
    ISBN 101853996068

    More editions of Catullus to Ovid: Reading Latin Love Elegy (BCPaperbacks): Catullus to Ovid: Reading Latin Love Elegy (BCPaperbacks): ISBN () Softcover, Bristol Classical Press, Influence. Catullus was a popular poet in the Renaissance and a central model for the neo-Latin love elegy. By Petrarch was an admirer and imitator who read the ancient poet in the Verona codex (the "V" manuscript). Catullus also influenced other humanist poets, including Panormita, Pontano, and Marullus.. Catullus influenced many English poets, including Andrew Marvell and Robert Herrick.

    The elegiac couplet is a poetic form used by Greek lyric poets for a variety of themes usually of smaller scale than the poets, particularly Catullus, Propertius, Tibullus, and Ovid, adopted the same form in Latin many years with the English heroic, each couplet usually makes sense on its own, while forming part of a larger work.   Elegy for a brother: Poem by Catullus, translated by Anne Carson (from Nox by Anne Carson) This famous Latin poem was written in original “elegiac couplets” by the Roman poet Catullus.

    This book accounts for the swift rise and sudden decline of a genre whose life span was incredibly brief relative to its impact. Examining every major poet from Catullus to Ovid,Subjecting Versespresents the first comprehensive history of Latin erotic elegy since Georg Luck's. Originally, the “Amores” was a five-book collection of love poetry, first published in 16 later revised this layout, reducing it to the surviving, extant collection of three books, including some additional poems written as late as 1 CE. Book 1 contains 15 elegiac love poems about various aspects of love and erotiocism, Book 2 contains 19 elegies and Book 3 a further Ratings:


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Catullus to Ovid, reading Latin love elegy by Joan Booth Download PDF EPUB FB2

: Catullus to Ovid: Reading Latin Love Elegy (BCPaperbacks) (): Lee, Guy, Booth, Joan: BooksCited by: 2. This text offers an introduction, Latin text, translation and literary commentary on seventeen poems by Catullus, Propertius, Tibullus and Ovid.

It is intended for students who are approaching the genre of Latin love elegy for the first time - both those who have a knowledge of Latin and those who may wish to study the genre in translation. This reading Latin love elegy book offers an introduction, Latin text, translation and literary commentary on seventeen poems by Catullus, Propertius, Tibullus and Ovid.

It is intended for students who are approaching the genre of Latin love elegy for the first time - both those who have a knowledge of Latin and those who may wish to study the genre in translation/5(2).

A Little Book of Latin Love Poetry: A Transitional Reader for Catullus, Horace, And Ovid - ISBN The Roman Elegiac Poets - ISBN For over 30 years Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers has produced the highest quality Latin and ancient Greek books/5(2).

This text offers an introduction, Latin text, translation and literary commentary on seventeen poems by Catullus, Propertius, Tibullus and Ovid. It is intended for students who are approaching the genre of Latin love elegy for the first time - both those who have a knowledge of Latin and those who may wish to study the genre in Edition: Revised Edition.

This text offers an introduction, Latin text, translation and literary commentary on seventeen poems by Catullus, Propertius, Tibullus and Ovid.

It is intended for students who are approaching the genre of Latin love elegy for the first time - both those who have a knowledge of Latin and those who may wish to study the genre in translation. The poems have been selected to represent each.

It is that artistry, and the way in which Roman love poetry works, that this book explores. Focusing on Catullus and on the later genre of elegy - so-called for its metre, and a form of poetry practiced by Tibullus, Propertius and Ovid - Denise Eileen McCoskey and Zara Martirosova Torlone discuss the devices used by the major Roman love poets Cited by: 3.

Latin love elegy is one of the most important poetic genres in the Augustan era, also known as the golden age of Roman literature. This volume brings together leading scholars from Australia, Europe and North America to present and explore the Greek and Roman backdrop for Latin love elegy, the individual Latin love elegists (both the canonical and the non-canonical), their poems and influence.

Includes 33 essays on the Roman elegists Catullus, Tibullus, Propertius, Sulpicia, and Ovid, as well as their Greek and Roman predecessors and later writers who were influenced by their work Recent years have seen an explosion of interest in Roman elegy from scholars who have used a variety of critical approaches to open up new avenues of.

This indispensable volume provides a complete course on Latin erotic elegy, allowing students to trace a coherent narrative of the genre's rise and fall, and to understand its relationship to the changes that marked the collapse of the Roman republic, and the founding of the empire.

The book begins with a detailed and wide-ranging introduction, looking at major figures, the evolution of the. The Roman form of love elegy may be traced back to Catullus who was among a group of poets who had emerged from the patriotic epic and dramatic tradition to write poetry on topics of personal significance.

Catullus was one of the neoteric poets -- a group of young people whom Cicero criticized. Typically, of independent means, they avoided the customary political career and, instead, spent.

Get this from a library. Catullus to Ovid, reading Latin love elegy: a literary commentary with Latin text. [Joan Booth; Guy Lee].

Poets of Latin Love Elegy The Roman form of love elegy may be traced back to Catullus who was among a group of poets who had emerged from the patriotic epic and dramatic tradition to write poetry on topics of personal significance.

Catullus was one of the neoteric poets -- a group of young people whom Cicero criticized. Ovid The Amores Book 1. Joan Booth is Emeritus Professor of Latin Language and Literature at the University of Leiden.

She is the author of Catullus to Ovid: Reading Latin Love Elegy (Bristol Classical Press, ) and editor of Cicero on the Attack: Invective and Subversion in the Orations and Beyond (Classical Press of. This text offers an introduction, Latin text, translation and literary commentary on seventeen poems by Catullus, Propertius, Tibullus and Ovid.

It is intended for students who are approaching the genre of Latin love elegy for the first time - both those who have a knowledge of Latin and those who may wish to study the genre in translation.

The poems have been selected to represent each author. A Little Book of Latin Love Poetry: A Transitional Reader for Catullus, Horace, and Ovid is suitable for intermediate students of Latin, gently introducing authentic works by Catullus, Horace, and Ovid.

The book is divided into two parts. In the first part, students read adapted selections of poetry.5/5(1). This reader introduces intermediate Latin students to Catullus, Horace, and Ovid. It offers a transition to reading these authors by presenting slightly modified versions of poems before the students read the authentic Latin verse as review.4/5(8).

Charlotte Higgins' Latin Love Lessons: Put a Little Ovid in Your Life is published by Short Books at £ All English translations in this piece are taken from The Poems of Catullus Author: Charlotte Higgins.

This essay suggests that Petrarch's canzoniere, rather than being an originator of a mode of literary erotics, is a reception and mediator of classical Latin love its starting point from Catullus’ searing erotic poems written to and about Lesbia, it investigates the evidence for reading Catullus as a source for Renaissance literary love, and considers the ways in which Catullan Author: Linda Grant.

When it comes to sizing up influence upon the modern world, few classical authors can rival Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso, 43 B.C. – A.D. Born to a wealthy municipal family at Sulmo in the Abruzzo region, Ovid tells us that he shunned the opportunity of pursuing a senatorial career in imperial Rome, preferring instead the life of the poet.

My favorite Latin author to read with high school students. It's a shame the AP canned the Catullus Ovid syllabus a few years back in favor of Vergil and Caesar but at least I get to introduce my IB students to Catullus.

I am a big fan of the bilingual Loeb editions which have /5.A Little Book of Latin Love Poetry: A Transitional Reader for Catullus, Horace, And Ovid - ISBN Ovid: Amores, Metamorphoses: Selections - ISBN For over 30 years Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers has produced the highest quality Latin and ancient Greek : Paperback.Illustrated with copious quotations (all translated) this book offers a full account of the great Latin love poets: Catallus, Propertius, Tibullus, Horace, and Ovid.

Set in social and historical context, it combines literary history with literary criticism to reveal something of the personality of the poets themselves.