A Companion to Roman Love Elegy

A Companion to Roman Love Elegy

by Barbara K. Gold
     
 

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A Companion to Roman Love Elegy is the first comprehensive work dedicated solely to the study of love elegy. The genre is explored through 33 original essays thatoffer new and innovative approaches to specific elegists and the discipline as a whole.

  • Contributors represent a range of established names and younger scholars, all of whom are respected

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A Companion to Roman Love Elegy is the first comprehensive work dedicated solely to the study of love elegy. The genre is explored through 33 original essays thatoffer new and innovative approaches to specific elegists and the discipline as a whole.

  • Contributors represent a range of established names and younger scholars, all of whom are respected experts in their fields
  • Contains original, never before published essays, which are both accessible to a wide audience and offer a new approach to the love elegists and their work
  • 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 understanding

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“Summing Up: Highly recommended.  Lower-division undergraduates through faculty.”  (Choice, 1 October 2012)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781444330373
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/22/2012
Series:
Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World Series, #107
Pages:
618
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.40(d)

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From the Publisher
“Summing Up: Highly recommended. Lower-division undergraduates through faculty.” (Choice, 1 October 2012)

Meet the Author

Barbara K. Gold is Edward North Professor of Classics at Hamilton College. She is the editor of Literary and Artistic Patronage in Ancient Rome (1982), author of Literary Patronage in Greece and Rome (1987), co-editor of Sex and Gender in Medieval and Renaissance Texts: The Latin Tradition (1997), co-editor of Roman Dining: A Special Issue of American Journal of Philology (2005), and author of Perpetua: A Martyr’s Tale (2012).  She has published widely on satire, lyric and elegy, feminist theory and late antiquity.

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