12. Love's Tropes and Figures

  1. Barbara K. Gold
  1. Duncan F. Kennedy

Published Online: 19 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118241165.ch12

A Companion to Roman Love Elegy

A Companion to Roman Love Elegy

How to Cite

Kennedy, D. F. (2012) Love's Tropes and Figures, in A Companion to Roman Love Elegy (ed B. K. Gold), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118241165.ch12

Editor Information

  1. Hamilton College, USA

Author Information

  1. University of Bristol, UK

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:

  • stylistics and discourse;
  • love's tropes and figures;
  • tropes, “warfare of love” and “slavery of love”;
  • the ars of the Ars amatoria;
  • desire expressed, not just in physical terms;
  • Corinna's “surrender” to her lover's “advances”;
  • Western intellectual traditions, literal and figurative;
  • use of affectare

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Further Reading

  • Bibliography