Latin Erotic Elegy: An Anthology and Reader

Latin Erotic Elegy: An Anthology and Reader

by Paul Allen Miller
     
 

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This indispensable volume provides a complete course on Latin erotic elegy and traces the story of the genre's rise and fall.

The book begins with a detailed and wide-ranging introduction, looking at major figures, the evolution of the form, and the Roman context, with particular focus on the changing relations between the sexes. The texts that follow range from

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This indispensable volume provides a complete course on Latin erotic elegy and traces the story of the genre's rise and fall.

The book begins with a detailed and wide-ranging introduction, looking at major figures, the evolution of the form, and the Roman context, with particular focus on the changing relations between the sexes. The texts that follow range from the earliest manifestations of erotic elegy, in Catullus, through Tibullus, Sulpicia (Rome's only female elegist), Propertius and Ovid.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415243711
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/01/2002
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

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