Introduction

  1. Barbara K. Gold
  1. Barbara K. Gold

Published Online: 19 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118241165.ch

A Companion to Roman Love Elegy

A Companion to Roman Love Elegy

How to Cite

Gold, B. K. (2012) Introduction, in A Companion to Roman Love Elegy (ed B. K. Gold), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118241165.ch

Editor Information

  1. Hamilton College, USA

Author Information

  1. Hamilton College, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 16 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444330373

Online ISBN: 9781118241165

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Keywords:

  • Roman love elegy;
  • Roman elegiac poetry;
  • essential features of elegy;
  • elegy, “a hybrid genre…”;
  • epic, pastoral, comedy, and lyric;
  • relationship to epic, antagonistic and complex;
  • love elegy, whether as narrative poetry;
  • issues of gender;
  • Roman love elegy, fantasy or fiction;
  • “Pedagogy,” teaching of Roman elegy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Bibliography