Writing Passion: A Catullus Reader Supplement available in Paperback
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- Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, Inc.
This bestseller now features four additional poems (75, 83, 92, and 107), and an updated bibliography. These additional poems all expand the elegiac selections about Lesbia. For those who want a little more spice in their Catullus and love the style of this book, a supplement Writing Passion Plus: A Supplement containing poems 6, 16, 32, and 57 will be available.
• Introduction to Catullus' life, historical/social and literary background, and the Catullan corpus
• Latin text of 46 poems (827 lines) excerpted from Catullus, ed. D. F. S. Thomson (Univ. Toronto 1997). Includes Catullus 1-5, 7, 8, 10-14a, 22, 30, 31, 35, 36, 40, 43-46, 49-51, 60, 64 (lines 50-253), 65, 68 (lines 1-40), 69, 70, 72, 75, 76, 77, 83-87, 92, 96, 101, 107, 109, 116
• Same page, line-by-line notes and vocabulary
• Brief, thought-provoking introduction to each poem
• Appendices on meters; metrical terms, tropes or figures of thought, rhetorical figures or figures of speech
• Latin text of poems without notes or vocabulary
|Publisher:||Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, Inc.|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)|
About the Author
Ronnie Ancona is the author of Time and the Erotic in Horace's Odes (1994) and Horace: Selected Odes and Satire 1.9 (1999, 2nd ed. 2005), coeditor of Gendered Dynamics in Latin Love Poetry (2005), editor of A Concise Guide to Teaching Latin Literature (2007), and coauthor of A Horace Workbook (2005) and Horace: A LEGAMUS Transitional Reader (2008). Her research interests include Latin lyric poetry, women in Greece and Rome, and Latin pedagogy. She is currently Professor of Classics at Hunter College and The Graduate Center (CUNY). In 2009 she won the American Philological Association Award for Excellence in Teaching at the College Level and currently serves at the APA Vice President for Education. She is coeditor of a series on women in antiquity, Oxford University Press (formerly Routledge), and editor of the Bolchazy-Carducci Latin Reader series.
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