A Companion to Roman Love Elegy

A Companion to Roman Love Elegy

Editor(s): Barbara K. Gold

Published Online: 19 MAR 2012 06:44AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781444330373

Online ISBN: 9781118241165

DOI: 10.1002/9781118241165

About this Book

A Companion to Roman Love Elegy is the first comprehensive work dedicated solely to the study of love elegy. The genre is explored through 33 original essays thatoffer new and innovative approaches to specific elegists and the discipline as a whole.

  • Contributors represent a range of established names and younger scholars, all of whom are respected experts in their fields
  • Contains original, never before published essays, which are both accessible to a wide audience and offer a new approach to the love elegists and their work
  • Includes 33 essays on the Roman elegists Catullus, Tibullus, Propertius, Sulpicia, and Ovid, as well as their Greek and Roman predecessors and later writers who were influenced by their work
  • Recent years have seen an explosion of interest in Roman elegy from scholars who have used a variety of critical approaches to open up new avenues of understanding


Table of contents

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  1. Part I: The Text and Roman Erotic Elegists

  2. Part II: Historical and Material Context

  3. Part III: Influences

  4. Part IV: Stylistics and Discourse

  5. Part V: Aspects of Production

  6. Part VI: Approaches

  7. Part VII: Late Antique Elegy and Reception

  8. Part VIII: Pedagogy

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