A Companion to Catullus - eBook
A Companion to Catullus - eBook  -     Edited By: Marilyn B. Skinner
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Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: 2010
ISBN: 9781444393781
ISBN-13: 9781444393781

Publisher's Description

In this companion, international scholars provide a comprehensiveoverview that reflects the most recent trends in Catullanstudies.
  • Explores the work of Catullus, one of the best Roman‘lyric poets’
  • Provides discussions about production, genre, style, andreception, as well as interpretive essays on key poems and groupsof poems
  • Grounds Catullus in the socio-historical world around him
  • Chapters challenge received wisdom, present original readings,and suggest new interpretations of biographical evidence

Editorial Reviews

"This volume is strongly recommended to scholars and teachers forits sound exposition of a given Catullan problem and as a point ofdeparture for any student starting out to explore the Catullanoeuvre." (Sjarlene Thom, 2009)

"This Companion will be the best of companions to young Catullusscholars, as a strong starting point for work on the most importantquestions in Catullan studies." (New England ClassicalJournal, February 2009)

"This Companion will be the best of companions to young Catullusscholars, as a strong starting point for work on the most importantquestions in Catullan studies." (New England ClassicalJournal, February 2009)

"The volume's 27 essays are the work of a team ofinternationally renowned scholars.... It deserves a place in boththe libraries of academic institutions as well as the well-stockedpublic library." (Reference Reviews, Issue 7 2008)

"Abounds with scholarship of a high order, state-of-the-artliterary history and criticism, and, not least, solid practicaladvice for readers and instructors." (Choice)

"This reviewer recommends the book without reservation not onlyto the Catullus specialist, but also and especially to allclassicists and teachers." (Scholia Reviews)

"Offers modern youth a direct hotline with an ancient author."(Journal of Classics Teaching)

"It is a strong volume, to which the student meeting Catullusfor the first time and the highly experienced reader can be sentwith confidence." (Bryn Mawr Classical Review)

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