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The Poems of Catullus

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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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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:
9780199537570
Author:
Catullus
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Editor:
Lee, Guy
Author:
Catullus, Gaius Valerius
Author:
Lee, Guy
Subject:
Ancient, Classical & Medieval
Subject:
Rome
Subject:
Elegiac poetry, Latin
Subject:
Classical Studies | Classical Literature in Translation
Subject:
Classics-Medieval and Renaissance General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Oxford World's Classics
Publication Date:
20090131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
5.000 x 7.700 in 0.375 lb

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"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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