The Catullan Revolution

The Catullan Revolution

by Kenneth Quinn
     
 

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Examining the revolution wrought by Catullus in Latin poetry, this volume encapsulates the way in which principles of modern literary criticism could be applied to classical poetry, without ditching the sound philological scholarship of the classical tradition. In its day this book led the way in showing the philogically trained student how to be a critic; equally

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Examining the revolution wrought by Catullus in Latin poetry, this volume encapsulates the way in which principles of modern literary criticism could be applied to classical poetry, without ditching the sound philological scholarship of the classical tradition. In its day this book led the way in showing the philogically trained student how to be a critic; equally it can show the critically trained student the importance of a sound philogical base today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781853996009
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
12/09/1999
Series:
BCPaperbacks Series
Pages:
132
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.33(d)

Meet the Author

Kenneth Quinn was a fellow of St Johns College, Cambridge and later became Professor of Classics in the University of Otago, New Zealand.

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