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The Poems of Catullus (Oxford World's Classics)

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Publisher Comments:

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 to the text and translation, a chronology, and brief bibliography.

Synopsis:

Of all Greek and Latin poets Catullus is perhaps the most accessible to the modern reader. Dealing candidly with the basic human emotions of love and hate, his virile, personal tone exerts a powerful appeal on all kinds of readers. The 116 poems collected in this new translation include the

famous Lesbia poems and display the full range of Catullus's mastery of lyric meter, mythological themes, and epigrammatic invective and wit.

Synopsis:

Of all Greek and Latin poets Catullus is perhaps the most accessible to the modern reader. Dealing candidly with the basic human emotions of love and hate, his virile, personal tone exerts a powerful appeal on all kinds of readers. The 116 poems collected in this new translation include the famous Lesbia poems and display the full range of Catullus's mastery of lyric meter, mythological themes, and epigrammatic invective and wit.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780192835871
Translator:
Lee, Guy
Author:
Lee, Guy
Author:
Catullus, Gaius Valerius
Author:
Catullus
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Subject:
General
Subject:
Ancient and Classical
Subject:
Latin poetry
Subject:
Ancient & Classical
Subject:
Classical Studies | Classical Literature in Translation
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Love poetry, Latin
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Oxford World's Classics Paperback
Series Volume:
Volume III: 1985
Publication Date:
19981022
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, halftones
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
5.000 x 7.700 in 0.375 lb

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Product details 224 pages Oxford University Press - English 9780192835871 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Of all Greek and Latin poets Catullus is perhaps the most accessible to the modern reader. Dealing candidly with the basic human emotions of love and hate, his virile, personal tone exerts a powerful appeal on all kinds of readers. The 116 poems collected in this new translation include the

famous Lesbia poems and display the full range of Catullus's mastery of lyric meter, mythological themes, and epigrammatic invective and wit.

"Synopsis" by , Of all Greek and Latin poets Catullus is perhaps the most accessible to the modern reader. Dealing candidly with the basic human emotions of love and hate, his virile, personal tone exerts a powerful appeal on all kinds of readers. The 116 poems collected in this new translation include the famous Lesbia poems and display the full range of Catullus's mastery of lyric meter, mythological themes, and epigrammatic invective and wit.
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