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A Companion to Roman Love Elegy / Edition 1

A Companion to Roman Love Elegy / Edition 1

by Barbara K. Gold


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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)

About the Author

Barbara K. Gold is Edward North Professor of Classics atHamilton College. She is the editor of Literary and ArtisticPatronage in Ancient Rome (1982), author of LiteraryPatronage in Greece and Rome (1987), co-editor of Sex andGender in Medieval and Renaissance Texts: The Latin Tradition(1997), co-editor of Roman Dining: A Special Issue of AmericanJournal of Philology (2005), and author of Perpetua: AMartyr’s Tale (2012).  She has published widely onsatire, lyric and elegy, feminist theory and late antiquity.

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Table of Contents

List of Figures viii

Reference Works: Abbreviations x

Notes on Contributors xi

Preface xvi

Introduction 1
Barbara K. Gold

PART I The Text and Roman Erotic Elegists 9

1. Calling out the Greeks: Dynamics of the Elegiac Canon11
Joseph Farrell

2. Catullus the Roman Love Elegist? 25
David Wray

3. Propertius 39
W. R. Johnson

4. Tibullus 53
Paul Allen Miller

5. Ovid 70
Alison R. Sharrock

6. Corpus Tibullianum, Book 3 86
Mathilde Skoie

PART II Historical and Material Context 101

7. Elegy and the Monuments 103
Tara S. Welch

8. Roman Love Elegy and the Eros of Empire 119
P. Lowell Bowditch

9. Rome’s Elegiac Cartography: The View from the ViaSacra 134
Eleanor Winsor Leach

PART III Influences 153

10. Callimachus and Roman Elegy 155
Richard Hunter

11. Gallus: The First Roman Love Elegist 172
Roy K. Gibson

PART IV Stylistics and Discourse 187

12. Love’s Tropes and Figures 189
Duncan F. Kennedy

13. Elegiac Meter: Opposites Attract 204
Llewelyn Morgan

14. The Elegiac Book: Patterns and Problems 219
S. J. Heyworth

15. Translating Roman Elegy 234
Vincent Katz

PART V Aspects of Production 251

16. Elegy and New Comedy 253
Sharon L. James

17. Authorial Identity in Latin Love Elegy: Literary Fictionsand Erotic Failings 269
Judith P. Hallett

18. The Domina in Roman Elegy 285
Alison Keith

19. “Patronage and the Elegists: Social Reality orLiterary Construction?” 303
Barbara K. Gold

20. Elegy, Art and the Viewer 318
Hérica Valladares

21. Performing Sex, Gender and Power in Roman Elegy 339
Mary-Kay Gamel

22. Gender and Elegy 357
Ellen Greene

PART VI Approaches 373

23. Lacanian Psychoanalytic Theory and Roman Love Elegy375
Micaela Janan

24. Intertextuality in Roman Elegy 390
Donncha O’Rourke

25. Narratology in Roman Elegy 410
Genevieve Liveley

26. The Gaze and the Elegiac Imaginary 426
David Fredrick

PART VII Late Antique Elegy and Reception 441

27. Reception of Elegy in Augustan and Post-Augustan Poetry443
P. J. Davis

28. Love Elegies of Late Antiquity 459
James Uden

29. Renaissance Latin Elegy 476
Holt N. Parker

30. Modernist Reception 491
Dan Hooley

PART VIII Pedagogy 509

31. Teaching Roman Love Elegy 511
Ronnie Ancona

32. Teaching Ovid’s Love Elegy 526
Barbara Weiden Boyd

33. Teaching Rape in Roman Elegy 541
Part I: Genevieve Liveley

33. Teaching Rape in Roman Love Elegy 549
Part II: Sharon L. James

General Index 558

Index Locorum 574

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