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Cretan Women: Pasiphae, Ariadne, and Phaedra in Latin Poetry

Rebecca Armstrong

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199284030
eISBN:
9780191712500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284030.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book studies in detail the representations of Pasiphae, Ariadne, and Phaedra in Latin poetry. It investigates both the literary history of the myths (the Greek roots, the interactions between ... More


‘Mime’ and ‘Pantomime’: Some Problematic Texts

T. P. Wiseman

in New Directions in Ancient Pantomime

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199232536
eISBN:
9780191716003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232536.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores the question of how far it is possible to establish the nature of the pantomime performance and the difference between ‘pantomime’ and ‘mime’. It engages with these questions ... More


Talking Books: Readings in Hellenistic and Roman Books of Poetry

G. O. Hutchinson

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199279418
eISBN:
9780191707322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279418.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The study of Latin poetry-books, though seen as important, has suffered from limited engagement with Greek literature and papyri. This book, which combines unpublished and recently published pieces, ... More


Fathers and Sons: The Manlii Torquati and Family Continuity in Catullus and Horace

Denis Feeney

in Ancient Historiography and its Contexts: Studies in Honour of A. J. Woodman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199558681
eISBN:
9780191720888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558681.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter investigates the historiographical traditions concerning the patrician family of the Manlii Torquati, and the use made of those traditions by the two Roman poets Catullus and Horace. The ... More


Reading Catullus

John Godwin

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781904675631
eISBN:
9781781380703
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675631.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Of all the Roman poets, Catullus is the most accessible for the modern reader. His poems range from the sublimely beautiful to the scatologically disgusting, from the world of heroic epic poetry to ... More


R. O. A. M. Lyne: Collected Papers on Latin Poetry

R. O. A. M. Lyne

S. J. Harrison (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199203963
eISBN:
9780191708237
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203963.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book collects the papers of Oliver Lyne, and was conceived by a group of his former pupils and colleagues as a memorial to Oliver. To make it the more accessible, effective, and compact, it was ... More


The Neoteric Poets 1 (1978)

R.O.A.M. Lyne

in R. O. A. M. Lyne: Collected Papers on Latin Poetry

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199203963
eISBN:
9780191708237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203963.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This paper presents the classic treatment of this loose grouping of poets in the middle of the first century BC, exploring their interrelationship and common poetic themes and forms (especially the ... More


Content, Form, and Frame

Charles Martindale

in Latin Poetry and the Judgement of Taste: An Essay in Aesthetics

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199240401
eISBN:
9780191714337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199240401.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter attempts to counter one common objection to aesthetic judgements about artworks (including works of literature): that they are formalistic, detaching formal features of the work from the ... More


The Aetia: Callimachus' Poem of Knowledge *

G. O. Hutchinson

in Talking Books: Readings in Hellenistic and Roman Books of Poetry

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199279418
eISBN:
9780191707322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279418.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter argues for an elaborate thematic network in the second, four-book version of Callimachus' Aetia. It considers the relation of the constituent sections to the poem and each other, and the ... More


The Catullan Corpus, Greek Epigram, and the Poetry of Objects *

G. O. Hutchinson

in Talking Books: Readings in Hellenistic and Roman Books of Poetry

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199279418
eISBN:
9780191707322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279418.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Greek papyri, especially of epigrams, are used to show the connections and problems of the Catullan corpus. It is argued that a three-book collected edition does not fit the ancient material: poems ... More


Love and Death: Laodamia and Protesilaus in Catullus, Propertius, and Others 1 (1998)

R.O.A.M. Lyne

in R. O. A. M. Lyne: Collected Papers on Latin Poetry

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199203963
eISBN:
9780191708237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203963.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This paper takes a completely positive view of extreme love, as seen in Catullus' Laodamia. In this it follows The Latin Love Poets. But its view of Propertius fascinatingly combines the polemical ... More


Notes on Catullus 1 (2002)

R.O.A.M. Lyne

in R. O. A. M. Lyne: Collected Papers on Latin Poetry

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199203963
eISBN:
9780191708237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203963.003.0016
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This paper provides textual and interpretative notes on issues in poems 10, 28, 30, 34, 61, and 68 of Catullus.


Poetic Play with Sex and Gender

Anthony Corbeill

in Sexing the World: Grammatical Gender and Biological Sex in Ancient Rome

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163222
eISBN:
9781400852468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163222.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines selected instances of grammatical gender-bending that occur in extant poetic texts, for most of which instances scholars both ancient and modern have largely chosen not to offer ... More


Introduction

Llewelyn Morgan

in Musa Pedestris: Metre and Meaning in Roman Verse

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199554188
eISBN:
9780191594991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554188.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This introductory chapter begins by discussing the nature of metrical form, and explaining the various ways in which metre can contribute to the meaning of poetry, before presenting the main focus of ... More


The Hendecasyllable: An Abbreviated History

Llewelyn Morgan

in Musa Pedestris: Metre and Meaning in Roman Verse

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199554188
eISBN:
9780191594991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554188.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter investigates the ethos embodied by the hendecasyllable, a favourite metre of the Flavian authors Statius and Martial. Starting from one of Statius' most ambitious hendecasyllabic poems, ... More


Iambics: The Short and the Long of it

Llewelyn Morgan

in Musa Pedestris: Metre and Meaning in Roman Verse

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199554188
eISBN:
9780191594991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554188.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter tackles the class of iambic metres, represented in non-dramatic Latin verse by the iambic trimeter, ‘limping’ iambic and the epodic systems used by Horace in the Epodes. After a ... More


‘Narrower Circuits’: The Sapphic Stanza

Llewelyn Morgan

in Musa Pedestris: Metre and Meaning in Roman Verse

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199554188
eISBN:
9780191594991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554188.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter concentrates on a single, representative metrical system from Roman lyric poetry — the sapphic stanza — and traces its use through Catullus, Horace, and Statius. In Statius we find that ... More


Classical Latin Women Poets

Jane Stevenson

in Women Latin Poets: Language, Gender, and Authority from Antiquity to the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198185024
eISBN:
9780191714238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198185024.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Women's lack of access to public life in Republican and Imperial Rome, and its effect on their use of language are discussed. Women's education and the evidence for women's verse-writing are ... More


Some Background

Michèle Lowrie

in Writing, Performance, and Authority in Augustan Rome

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199545674
eISBN:
9780191719950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545674.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Analysis of mediality in Callimachus, Ennius, Lucretius, and Catullus maps the traditions inherited by the Augustan poets. While Callimachus embraces song and its association with divine inspiration ... More


Love and Semiotics

Michèle Lowrie

in Writing, Performance, and Authority in Augustan Rome

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199545674
eISBN:
9780191719950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545674.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This is the first in a series of chapters on the Augustan literary epistle, where the advantages of writing come to the fore. A brief treatment of Catullus 50 outlines some of the semiotic issues of ... More


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