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By Barbara K. Gold

A significant other to Roman Love Elegy is the 1st complete paintings committed exclusively to the learn of affection elegy. The style is explored via 33 unique essays thatoffer new and cutting edge methods to precise elegists and the self-discipline as a whole.

  • Contributors characterize a number of confirmed names and more youthful students, all of whom are revered specialists of their fields
  • Contains unique, by no means prior to released essays, that are either available to a large viewers and provide a brand new method of the affection elegists and their work
  • Includes 33 essays at the Roman elegists Catullus, Tibullus, Propertius, Sulpicia, and Ovid, in addition to their Greek and Roman predecessors and later writers who have been motivated through their work
  • Recent years have noticeable an explosion of curiosity in Roman elegy from students who've used numerous severe methods to open up new avenues of understanding


Chapter 1 Calling out the Greeks: Dynamics of the Elegiac Canon (pages 9–24): Joseph Farrell
Chapter 2 Catullus the Roman Love Elegist? (pages 25–38): David Wray
Chapter three Propertius (pages 39–52): W. R. Johnson
Chapter four Tibullus (pages 53–69): Paul Allen Miller
Chapter five Ovid (pages 70–85): Alison R. Sharrock
Chapter 6 Corpus Tibullianum, booklet three (pages 86–100): Mathilde Skoie
Chapter 7 Elegy and the Monuments (pages 101–118): Tara S. Welch
Chapter eight Roman Love Elegy and the Eros of Empire (pages 119–133): P. Lowell Bowditch
Chapter nine Rome's Elegiac Cartography: The View from the through Sacra (pages 134–151): Eleanor Winsor Leach
Chapter 10 Callimachus and Roman Elegy (pages 153–171): Richard Hunter
Chapter eleven Gallus: the 1st Roman Love Elegist (pages 172–186): Roy okay. Gibson
Chapter 12 Love's Tropes and Figures (pages 187–203): Duncan F. Kennedy
Chapter thirteen Elegiac Meter: Opposites allure (pages 204–218): Llewelyn Morgan
Chapter 14 The Elegiac publication: styles and difficulties (pages 219–233): S. J. Heyworth
Chapter 15 Translating Roman Elegy (pages 234–250): Vincent Katz
Chapter sixteen Elegy and New Comedy (pages 251–268): Sharon L. James
Chapter 17 Authorial id in Latin Love Elegy: Literary Fictions and Erotic Failings (pages 269–284): Judith P. Hallett
Chapter 18 The Domina in Roman Elegy (pages 285–302): Alison Keith
Chapter 19 “Patronage and the Elegists: Social fact or Literary Construction?” (pages 303–317): Barbara okay. Gold
Chapter 20 Elegy, paintings and the Viewer (pages 318–338): Herica Valladares
Chapter 21 appearing intercourse, Gender and tool in Roman Elegy (pages 339–356): Mary?Kay Gamel
Chapter 22 Gender and Elegy (pages 357–371): Ellen Greene
Chapter 23 Lacanian Psychoanalytic idea and Roman Love Elegy (pages 373–389): Micaela Janan
Chapter 24 Intertextuality in Roman Elegy (pages 390–409): Donncha O'Rourke
Chapter 25 Narratology in Roman Elegy (pages 410–425): Genevieve Liveley
Chapter 26 The Gaze and the Elegiac Imaginary (pages 426–439): David Fredrick
Chapter 27 Reception of Elegy in Augustan and Post?Augustan Poetry (pages 441–458): P. J. Davis
Chapter 28 Love Elegies of past due Antiquity (pages 459–475): James Uden
Chapter 29 Renaissance Latin Elegy (pages 476–490): Holt N. Parker
Chapter 30 Modernist Reception (pages 491–507): Dan Hooley
Chapter 31 instructing Roman Love Elegy (pages 509–525): Ronnie Ancona
Chapter 32 educating Ovid's Love Elegy (pages 526–540): Barbara Weiden Boyd
Chapter 33 instructing Rape in Roman Elegy, half I (pages 541–548): Genevieve Liveley
Chapter 33a educating Rape in Roman Love Elegy, half II (pages 549–557): Sharon L. James

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Lucr. 2; Hor. Sat. 55–56; Ov. Am. 1–2; see Kambylis 1965, 98–102; Wimmel 1960, 272–74). indd 19 2/15/2012 3:54:35 PM 20 The Text and Roman Erotic Elegists poets, but to the canonical model of elegiac excellence. 64), he is not just boasting about his refined style but asserting that there should be a canon of Roman elegiac poets and that he should be in it. 3–4; cf. 52). And it is in these late stages of his career that Propertius does begin to produce poems on Roman aetiological topics that are in keeping with the substance of Callimachus’ Aetia.

That is to say, the choice to be a Roman elegist could be held up as not just a choice to mold written language under the constraints of a certain literary form on a given day, or to have a particular kind of poetic career, but rather a once-for-all decision, forced on the poet more than taken by him, to be a certain kind of human being and live a certain kind of life. Catullus, whose poetry gives as strong a sense of poetic vocation and poetic ambition as any poet who ever wrote, never hints that he thought of being a love elegist in this way or had even heard of the possibility of doing so.

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