A Companion to Roman Love Elegy.
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- New York : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2012.
- Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World Ser.
Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World Ser. ; v.175
1 online resource (609 pages)
- Elegiac poetry, Latin -- History and criticism.
Love poetry, Latin -- History and criticism.
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- 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.
A COMPANION TO ROMAN LOVE ELEGY
List of Figures
Reference Works: Abbreviations
Notes on Contributors
PART I The Text and Roman Erotic Elegists
1. Calling out the Greeks: Dynamics of the Elegiac Canon
2. Catullus the Roman Love Elegist?
6. Corpus Tibullianum, Book 3
PART II Historical and Material Context
7. Elegy and the Monuments
8. Roman Love Elegy and the Eros of Empire
9. Rome's Elegiac Cartography: The View from the Via Sacra
PART III Influences
10. Callimachus and Roman Elegy
11. Gallus: The First Roman Love Elegist
PART IV Stylistics and Discourse
12. Love's Tropes and Figures
13. Elegiac Meter: Opposites Attract
14. The Elegiac Book: Patterns and Problems
15. Translating Roman Elegy
PART V Aspects of Production
16. Elegy and New Comedy
17. Authorial Identity in Latin Love Elegy: Literary Fictions and Erotic Failings
18. The Domina in Roman Elegy
19. "Patronage and the Elegists: Social Reality or Literary Construction?"
20. Elegy, Art and the Viewer
21. Performing Sex, Gender and Power in Roman Elegy
22. Gender and Elegy
PART VI Approaches
23. Lacanian Psychoanalytic Theory and Roman Love Elegy
24. Intertextuality in Roman Elegy
25. Narratology in Roman Elegy
26. The Gaze and the Elegiac Imaginary
PART VII Late Antique Elegy and Reception
27. Reception of Elegy in Augustan and Post-Augustan Poetry
28. Love Elegies of Late Antiquity
29. Renaissance Latin Elegy
30. Modernist Reception
PART VIII Pedagogy
31. Teaching Roman Love Elegy
32. Teaching Ovid's Love Elegy
33. Teaching Rape in Roman Elegy, Part I
33. Teaching Rape in Roman Love Elegy, Part II
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- Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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- Print version: Gold, Barbara K. A Companion to Roman Love Elegy
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