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Catullus, a reader"s guide to the poems

by Stuart G. P. Small

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rome
    • Subjects:
    • Catullus, Gaius Valerius -- Criticism and interpretation -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
    • Elegiac poetry, Latin -- History and criticism -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
    • Love poetry, Latin -- History and criticism -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
    • Epigrams, Latin -- History and criticism -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
    • Rome -- In literature -- Handbooks, manuals, etc

    • Edition Notes

      StatementStuart G.P. Small.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPA6276 .S64 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 203 p. ;
      Number of Pages203
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3500030M
      ISBN 100819129054, 0819129062
      LC Control Number82020245

        Catullus wrote his poems and epigrams of personal life during the late Roman Republic, and they survive in an anthology of more than a hundred items. Many are caustic, satirical, and erotic, often lampooning well-known characters of the day including Julius Caesar and his friends. Others are Author: Catullus. Catullus: The Poems by Catullus and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Catullus: the Poems by Catullus - AbeBooks Passion for books.

      Catullus c. 84 B.C. - c. 54 B.C. (Full name Gaius Valerius Catullus.) Latin poet. Catullus is best known for his love poetry, in which eloquent expression of emotion is combined with a technical. Catullus is an elegiac poem written by the Roman poet Gaius Valerius Catullus. It is addressed to Catullus' dead brother or, strictly speaking, to the "mute ashes" which are the only remaining evidence of his brother's body. The tone is grief-stricken and tender, with Catullus trying to give the best gift he had to bestow (a poem) on his.

      Influence. Catullus was a popular poet in the Renaissance and a central model for the neo-Latin love elegy. By Petrarch was an admirer and imitator who read the ancient poet in the Verona codex (the "V" manuscript). Catullus also influenced other humanist poets, including Panormita, Pontano, and Marullus.. Catullus influenced many English poets, including Andrew Marvell and Robert Herrick. Of all the classical poets Gaius Valerius Catullus (c. BC) is the most accessible to the modern reader. Presented alongside the original Latin text, this new translation reflects Catullus' mastery of poetic forms as diverse as the lyric, the inventive epigram, and the romantic legend, and shows his passionate, and sometimes dedicated to his lover Lesbia/5(9).


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Publication date Topics Catullus, Gaius Valerius -- Criticism and interpretation Publisher Lanham, Md.: Pages: Peter Green's is the one that is indispensable, as well as the most pleasurable to read for its own sake. This is the best edition of Catullus' poems.

In addition to the Latin text, it has extensive notes for each poems and also a list of place-names and character-names /5(16).

Catullus, a reader's guide to the poems. Lanham, Md.: University Press of America, © (OCoLC) Named Person: Gaius Valerius Catullus; Gaius Valerius Catullus; Gaius Valerius Catullus; Gaius Valerius Catullus: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Stuart G P Small. The Poems By Catullus Edited by Peter Whigham Translated by Peter Whigham About The Poems.

One of the most versatile of Roman poets, Catullus wrote verse of an almost unparalleled diversity and stylistic agility, from the brevity of the epigram to the sustained elegance of the elegy. People Who Read The Poems Also Read. In this book, a sequel to Traditions and Contexts in the Poetry of Horace (Cambridge University Press, ), ten leading Latin scholars provide specially commissioned in-depth discussions of the poetry of Catullus, one of ancient Rome's most favourite and best loved poets.

Some chapters focus on the collection as a whole and the interrelationship of various poems; others deal with. About the Author. Gaius A readers guide to the poems book Catullus (ca. 84 BC ca.

54 BC) was one of the most influential Roman poets of the 1st century BC. His work is still widely studied, and his perennial influence continues to be seen in poetry and other forms of art.

Guy Lee is a Fellow at St John's College, by: Catullus has books on Goodreads with ratings. Catullus’s most popular book is The Complete Poems.

Lesbia, come, let us live and love, and be. deaf to the vile jabber of the ugly old fools, the sun may come up each day but when our. star is out our night, it shall last forever and. give me a thousand kisses and a hundred more. a thousand more again, and another. Catullus wrote his poems and epigrams of personal life during the late Roman Republic, and they survive in an anthology of more than a hundred items.

Many are caustic, satirical, and erotic, often lampooning well-known characters of the day including Julius Caesar and his friends. Others are tender, solemn, and graceful. A Reader's Guide to Wallace Stevens is an indispensable resource and the perfect companion to The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens, first published in in honor of Stevens's seventy-fifth birthday, as well as to the collection Wallace Stevens: Collected Poetry and by: Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.5/5(2). Historical context. Catullus (c. 84 BC - c. 54 BC) lived in the waning days of the Roman Republic, just before the Imperial era that began with us is the chief representative of a school of poets known as the poetae novi or neoteroi, both terms meaning "the new poets".Their poems were a bold departure from traditional models, being relatively short and describing everyday.

Catullus invented the "angry love poem." Gaius Valerius Catullus (ca. 84 BC – ca. 54 BC) was a Roman poet of the 1st century BC. His surviving works are still read widely, and continue to influence poetry and other forms of art/5. Catullus, who lived during some of the most interesting and tumultuous years of the late Roman Republic, spent his short but intense life (.

B.C.E.) in high Roman society, rubbing shoulders with various cultural and political luminaries, including Caesar, Cicero, and Pompey. Catullus's poetry is by turns ribald, lyric, romantic, satirical; sometimes obscene and always intelligent, it 3/5(3).

The poetry of Gaius Valerius Catullus has had two lives. In Rome, Catullus and his generation, the “new poets,” played an essential role in the development of Augustan poetry. They helped to create the possibility that one might be a poet by profession.

In this edition of Catullus's poetry, Lee provides a new, reliable text for the scholar and a facing page translation--as faithful to the Latin as possible--for students and the general reader.

In addition to a wide selection of Catallus's lyrics, epigrams, themes from romantic legends, and a set of poems dedicated to his lover Lesbia, the book includes a full introduction, explanatory notes. The Student's Catullus book. Read 21 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Although his audacious, erotic, and satirical verses survive /5. The most popular of the Roman poets, Catullus is known for the accessibility of his witty and erotic love poems.

In this book Charles Martin, himself a poet, offers a deeper reading of Catullus, revealing the art and intelligence behind the seemingly spontaneous verse/5. Poems Of Catullus book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Catullus, who lived during some of the most interesting and tumu /5(). Top 10 poetry anthologies Catullus. Certain concrete poems are X-rated, but if acrobatic acrostics and saucy experiments with form tickle your fancy, this is just the book. Of all the classical poets Gaius Valerius Catullus (c.

BC) is the most accessible to the modern ted alongside the original Latin text, this new translation reflects Catullus' mastery of poetic forms as diverse as the lyric, the inventive epigram, and the romantic legend, and shows his passionate, and sometimes dedicated to his lover Lesbia/5(32).Of all the classical poets Gaius Valerius Catullus (c.

BC) is the most accessible to the modern reader. Presented alongside the original Latin text, this new translation reflects Catullus' mastery of poetic forms as diverse as the lyric, the inventive epigram, and the romantic legend,/5(28).