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5 edition of Catullus; found in the catalog.

Catullus;

Kenneth Quinn

Catullus;

An interpretation

by Kenneth Quinn

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Published by Barnes & Noble .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages305
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7293088M
ISBN 100064957578
ISBN 109780064957571

Catullus is one of the liveliest and most appealing Roman poets. His emotion, charm, and apparent spontaneity resonate with readers as strongly today as in antiquity. This sophisticated literary and historical introduction brings Catullus to life for the modern reader and presents his poetry in all its variety of emotions, subjects, and styles. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Gaius Valerius Catullus. Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article.. Catullus, Gaius Valerius: Carmina, trans. by Richard Francis Burton (HTML with commentary at Perseus) Catullus, Gaius Valerius: The Carmina of Caius Valerius Catullus (London: Printed for the translators, ), trans. by Richard Francis Burton and Leonard.

  Marilyn B. Skinner is professor of classics at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Her previous publications include Catullus’ Passer: The Arrangement of the Book of Polymetric Poems (), Catullus in Verona (), Vergil, Philodemus, and the Augustans (co-edited, ), and Sexuality in Greek and Roman Culture (Blackwell, ). Catullus was a short-lived but very influential Roman lyric poet. Carmen 1 is the introductory poem for Carmina, the collective term for his poetry. This brief verse is a Ratings:

Who is it I should give my little book to, David Ferry is an acclaimed American poet, professor, and translator. Ferry’s translations, which include some of the world's major works of poetry are known for their fluency and grace. Get this from a library! Catullus.. [Gaius Valerius Catullus; C J Fordyce] -- Includes eighty poems of Catullus designed for college students. An introduction deals with the life of Catullus, his indebtedness to Alexandrian poetry, and the later history of the poems. The.


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The text of Catullus in the two editions is probably similar; the content of the *commentary* -- which is to say, 4/5 of the book -- is completely different. This is something like showing you an edition of Shakespeare when you click to "look inside" an edition of Stoppard's _Shakespeare In Love._Cited by: 1.

A look at the Contents page on 'See inside this book' shows the extent of notes etc making this a comprehensive edition of Catullus. Excellent translations, notes and introduction. The facing page original texts, even if you have no Latin whatever, are essential as you can begin to appreciate the concision and wit of the most modern of all the /5(16).

Catullus wrote his poems and epigrams of personal life during the late Roman Republic, and they survive in an anthology of more than a hundred items.

Many are caustic, satirical, and erotic, often lampooning well-known characters of the day including Julius Caesar and his friends. The most popular of the Roman poets, Catullus is known for the accessibility of his witty and erotic love poems. In this book Charles Martin, himself a poet, offers a deeper reading of Catullus, revealing the art and intelligence behind the seemingly spontaneous verse/5.

Catullus has books on Goodreads with ratings. Catullus’s most popular book is The Complete Poems. The poetry of Gaius Valerius Catullus has had two lives. In Rome, Catullus and his generation, the “new poets,” played an essential role in the development of Augustan poetry.

They helped to create the possibility that one might be a poet by profession. They brought to Rome the learned and self-conscious style of Hellenistic poetry, and they helped to create and explore those interests in.

A vivid narrative that recreates the life of Gaius Valerius Catullus, Rome’s first modern” poet, and follows a young man’s journey through a world filled with all the indulgences and sexual excesses of the time, from doomed love affairs to shrewd political maneuvering and backstabbing—an accessible, appealing look at one of history’s greatest poets.

Buy a cheap copy of Carmina book by Catullus. Catullus, who lived during some of the most interesting and tumultuous years of the late Roman Republic, spent his short but intense life (. B.C.E.) in high Free shipping over $/5(5).

“The poet Catullus, a bon vivant in the waning days of the Roman Republic, employed his verse to comment on society, friends, enemies and his own often scandalous personal life. These new translations feature the poems in the original Latin on the obverse page.”—Washington Post Book World"Peter Green is an outstanding translator.

Catullus wrote his poems and epigrams of personal life during the late Roman Republic, and they survive in an anthology of more than a hundred items.

Many are caustic, satirical, and erotic, often lampooning well-known characters of the day including Julius Caesar and his friends. Others are Author: Gaius Valerius Catullus. Catullus, who lived during some of the most interesting and tumultuous years of the late Roman Republic, spent his short but intense life (.

B.C.E.) in high Roman society, rubbing shoulders with various cultural and political luminaries, including Caesar, Cicero, and Author: Catullus.

The most popular of the Roman poets, Catullus is known for the accessibility of his witty and erotic love poems. In this book Charles Martin, himself a poet, offers a deeper reading of Catullus, revealing the art and intelligence behind the seemingly spontaneous verse.

"In this book Amanda Kolson Hurley explores the many facets of Catullus and his poetry, discussing in detail over twenty of The book presents the poet's work in the context of ancient Roman culture and society, and looks at the reception of Catullus in English literature, a tradition that has shaped modern thinking about the poet."--BOOK JACKET.

uale, puella. iam Catullus obdurat, nec te requiret, nec rogabit inuitam; at tu dolebis, cum rogaberis nulla. scelesta, uae te, quae tibi manet uita.

quis nunc te adibit. cui uideberis bella. quem nunc amabis. cuius esse diceris. quem basiabis. cui labella mordebis. The Poems of Catullus and Tibullus, and the Vigil of Venus: A Literal Prose Translation with Notes by Walter K.

Kelly, to Which Are Added the Metrical Versions of Lamb and Grainger and a Selection of. Catullus. from: $ Paperback or Softback.

Condition: New. The Poems of Caius Valerius Catullus, in English Verse: With the Latin Text Revised, and Classical Notes. Prefixed Are Engravings of Catullus, and His.

Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller Catullus: Student Text by Bender, Henry V.; Forsyth, Phyllis Young and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at This category contains pages that are part of the The Poetry of Gaius Valerius Catullus book.

If a page of the book isn't showing here, please add text {{BookCat}} to the end of the page concerned. You can view a list of all subpages under the book main page (not including the book main page itself), regardless of whether they're categorized, here. Catullus’ way of writing and expressing himself can impact not only male population, but the female population too.

It is okay for one to, “tell it like it is,” sometimes. Catullus is a great model for expressing one’s self in a straightforward manner. Catullus clearly enjoyed this festival as he called it the “best of days” and he found it funny that Calvus gave him a book filled with poetry by the worst poets.

To get revenge for the terrible book of poetry, Catullus will give Calvus a gift filled with equally bad poems by Ratings:. Catullus c. 84 B.C. - c. 54 B.C. (Full name Gaius Valerius Catullus.) Latin poet. Catullus is best known for his love poetry, in which eloquent expression of emotion is combined with a technical.Catullus.

The Carmina of Gaius Valerius Catullus. Leonard C. Smithers. London. Smithers. The National Endowment for the Humanities provided support for entering this text.Catullus 7 is one of Catullus's poems to his Lesbia. This seems to have been written at a particularly passionate stage of the affair, as the poem has no negative connotations, or doubts, as in others.