Writing Passion A Catullus Reader / Edition 1

Writing Passion A Catullus Reader / Edition 1

by Ronnie Ancona, Gaius Valerius Catullus
     
 

The passion and immediacy of Catullus' lyrics can for readers obscure the complexity of his poems' moods and subjects. Informed by the latest in Catullan scholarship, Ronnie Ancona gives Catullus' poems their due. Writing Passion: A Catullus Reader presents the fortytwo poems that are required reading for the 2004 AP Latin Literature Exam. The format includes… See more details below

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The passion and immediacy of Catullus' lyrics can for readers obscure the complexity of his poems' moods and subjects. Informed by the latest in Catullan scholarship, Ronnie Ancona gives Catullus' poems their due. Writing Passion: A Catullus Reader presents the fortytwo poems that are required reading for the 2004 AP Latin Literature Exam. The format includes linebyline notes and vocabulary and a variety of enhancements, making it easily accessible to both teachers and students. A separate teacher's guide is also available.

Special Features

Ancona's pedagogical expertise and scholarly work on Catullus have produced an outstanding text that features: introduction to Catullus' life, historical/social and literary background, and the Catullan corpus Latin text of 42 poems excerpted from Catullus, ed/ D. F. S. Thomson (Univ. Toronto 1997). Includes Catullus 15, 7, 8, 1014a. 22. 30, 31, 35, 36, 40, 4346, 4951, 60, 64 (lines 50253), 65, 6870, 72, 76, 77, 8487, 96, 101, 109, 116 bibliography

a short, thoughtprovoking introduction to each poem linebyline notes and vocabulary on same page as Latin text appendices: meters; metricals terms/tropes or figures of thought/rhetorical figures or figures of speech Latin text of poems without notes or vocabulary complete vocabulary

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780865164826
Publisher:
Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
06/28/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
261
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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