A Companion to Catullus

A Companion to Catullus

Author: Marilyn B. Skinner

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781444339253

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 624

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In this companion, international scholars provide a comprehensive overview that reflects the most recent trends in Catullan studies. Explores the work of Catullus, one of the best Roman ‘lyric poets’ Provides discussions about production, genre, style, and reception, as well as interpretive essays on key poems and groups of poems Grounds Catullus in the socio-historical world around him Chapters challenge received wisdom, present original readings, and suggest new interpretations of biographical evidence
A Companion to Catullus
Language: en
Pages: 624
Authors: Marilyn B. Skinner
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-12-13 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

In this companion, international scholars provide a comprehensive overview that reflects the most recent trends in Catullan studies. Explores the work of Catullus, one of the best Roman ‘lyric poets’ Provides discussions about production, genre, style, and reception, as well as interpretive essays on key poems and groups of poems
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Language: en
Pages: 736
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Categories: Literary Criticism
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Language: en
Pages: 552
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Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-11-20 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

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Language: en
Pages: 488
Authors: Liz James
Categories: Literary Criticism
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Language: en
Pages: 520
Authors: Daniel Ogden
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-02-01 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

This major addition to Blackwell?s Companions to the Ancient World series covers all aspects of religion in the ancient Greek world from the archaic, through the classical and into the Hellenistic period. Written by a panel of international experts Focuses on religious life as it was experienced by Greek men