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Gendering Time in Augustan Love Elegy

Hunter H. Gardner

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199652396
eISBN:
9780191745782
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652396.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This project examines how and why time is gendered in Latin love elegy, so that it appears to affect men and women differently. Drawing on recent efforts to situate the elegies of Propertius, ... More


Ovid’s Origin of the Myrmidons and the New Augustan Order

Hunter H. Gardner

in Pestilence and the Body Politic in Latin Literature

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198796428
eISBN:
9780191837708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796428.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

We can better understand Vergil’s equivocations toward plague and its remedies as a solution to civil war by turning to Ovid’s account of plague in Metamorphoses 7.490–660: in Ovid’s narrative the ... More


Pestilence and the Body Politic in Latin Literature

Hunter H. Gardner

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198796428
eISBN:
9780191837708
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796428.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Lucretius, Vergil, and Ovid developed important conventions of the Western plague narrative as a response to the breakdown of the Roman res publica in the mid-first century CE and the reconstitution ... More


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