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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


Propertius and Cynthia: Elegy 1. 3 1 (1970)

R.O.A.M. Lyne

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

Published in print:
2007
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September 2007
ISBN:
9780199203963
eISBN:
9780191708237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203963.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This paper interprets 1.3 as a dramatization of disillusionment; the subversion of the character's vision of the sleeping beloved is here made into the author's presentation of a basic experience. ... More


Propertius 3. 10 1 (1973)

R.O.A.M. Lyne

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

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2007
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September 2007
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9780199203963
eISBN:
9780191708237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203963.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This paper gives a close reading of this poem of Propertius, with detailed analysis of the text and its language, concentrating on the psychology of the lover.


Propertius 1. 5 1 (1974)

R.O.A.M. Lyne

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

Published in print:
2007
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September 2007
ISBN:
9780199203963
eISBN:
9780191708237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203963.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This paper suggests a reading in line 19 different from that of the vulgate, and offers clarification of the sense and point of 25-6, thus contributing to a fuller appreciation of the poem and a ... More


Seruitium Amoris 1 (1979)

R.O.A.M. Lyne

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

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2007
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September 2007
ISBN:
9780199203963
eISBN:
9780191708237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203963.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This paper is a classic treatment of the metaphor of servitude to the mistress as extensively deployed in Latin love-elegy, and argues that it was effectively invented by Propertius.


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


Introductory Poems in Propertius: 1. 1 and 2. 12 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/9780199203963.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This paper looks at these two poems, classifying them together as introductions to collections (Book 2 being a composite of two books).


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


Propertius 2. 10 and 11 and the Structure of Books ‘2a’ and ‘2b’ (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/9780199203963.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In this paper, Lyne identifies 2.10/11 as a single poem and as the close of one of the two ancient books that make up the transmitted Propertius Book 2, which he calls ‘Book 2a’. There is also a ... More


Propertius and Tibullus: Early Exchanges 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/9780199203963.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This paper presents Tibullus and Propertius in more straightforward antagonism in their books 1 and 2, Tibullus parodying Propertius, Propertius mocking and outdoing Tibullus.


Inscription and Testimony: Propertius 4. 11

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/9780199545674.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In elegy 4. 11, Propertius uses the death of Cornelia, a member of Augustus' family, as an occasion to make a statement about the law and representation under Augustus. He deploys many of the ... More


Elegy:: Overcoming Inability

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/9780199545674.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The traditional softness of the elegiac lover is a self-conscious rhetoric of inability that excuses the poet from the obligations of imperial citizenship. Over time, Roman elegy becomes more ... 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


Propertius on Not Writing about Civil Wars

Brian W. Breed

in Citizens of Discord: Rome and Its Civil Wars

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195389579
eISBN:
9780199866496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389579.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter argues that the challenge of writing civil war into elegy is double: in addition to the historical problem exposed by Virgil (among others) that civil war is a dangerous topic in a world ... More


Pound's Savage Ratios

Vincent Sherry

in The Great War and the Language of Modernism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195178180
eISBN:
9780199788002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178180.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter follows the development of Ezra Pound's modernist poetry as it responds to the culture of Great War Britain. As an American in London, Pound is alert to the postures of the partisan ... More


Conclusion

Jörg Rüpke

in On Roman Religion: Lived Religion and the Individual in Ancient Rome

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704703
eISBN:
9781501706264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704703.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

This concluding chapter argues that lived religion and individual appropriations are identifiable at the heart of rituals like praying, vowing, dedicating, and reading. It then assesses how different ... More


Ezra Pound: ‘My job was to bring a dead man to life’

Matthew Reynolds

in The Poetry of Translation: From Chaucer & Petrarch to Homer & Logue

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199605712
eISBN:
9780191731617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605712.003.0023
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Since at least the time of Dryden, a ‘dead’ translation has been a bad one. But during the nineteenth century, poets became interested in the expressive possibilities of a dead style: Browning is one ... More


Supping with Ghosts: Imitation and Immortality in Herrick

Syrithe Pugh

in ‘Lords of Wine and Oile’: Community and Conviviality in the Poetry of Robert Herrick

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604777
eISBN:
9780191729355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604777.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

The assertion of immortality on the title-page of Hesperides, Effugient avidos Carmina nostra Rogos--a misquotation from Ovid's elegy for Tibullus--is no mere invocation of a literary commonplace. ... More


Augustan Responses to the Aeneid

Matthew Robinson

in Epic Interactions: Perspectives on Homer, Virgil, and the Epic Tradition Presented to Jasper Griffin by Former Pupils

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199276301
eISBN:
9780191706011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276301.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores how the Augustan poets respond to both the poetics and the politics of the Aeneid. It focuses on Horace, Propertius, and Ovid, and then only a few of their poems. It assumes ... More


Appropriating Images—Embodying Gods

Jörg Rüpke

in On Roman Religion: Lived Religion and the Individual in Ancient Rome

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704703
eISBN:
9781501706264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704703.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

This chapter examines a text by the Augustan poet Sextus Propertius, Propertius 4.2, which has a god speak about himself in the first person. This text analyzes the identity of god and image. On the ... More


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