17. Authorial Identity in Latin Love Elegy: Literary Fictions and Erotic Failings

  1. Barbara K. Gold
  1. Judith P. Hallett

Published Online: 19 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118241165.ch17

A Companion to Roman Love Elegy

A Companion to Roman Love Elegy

How to Cite

Hallett, J. P. (2012) Authorial Identity in Latin Love Elegy: Literary Fictions and Erotic Failings, in A Companion to Roman Love Elegy (ed B. K. Gold), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118241165.ch17

Editor Information

  1. Hamilton College, USA

Author Information

  1. University of Maryland, College Park, 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:

  • authorial identity in Latin love elegy, and erotic failings;
  • Catullus, Cornelius Gallus, Tibullus, Propertius, Ovid;
  • Latin poets, and love in elegiac meter;
  • Cynthia and Corinna, female inamoratae;
  • Latin love elegiac scenarios;
  • fiction in Latin love elegy;
  • male elegiac anxiety, and influence;
  • constructing female authorial identity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Ancient Sources on Dramatis Personae and Roman Realia in Latin Elegiac Texts

  • Autobiography and Realism, Poetry and Fiction in Latin Love Elegy

  • Male Elegiac Anxiety and Influence: Ovid, Amores 3.7 and its Predecessors

  • Constructing Female Authorial Identity in Latin Love Elegy

  • Further Reading