Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-9 of 9 items

  • Keywords: Roman poets x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Breaking Ground: Scientific Poetry in Enlightenment Rome

Yasmin Annabel Haskell

in Loyola's Bees: Ideology and Industry in Jesuit Latin Didactic Poetry

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262849
eISBN:
9780191734588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262849.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

During the Enlightenment period, the French Jesuits were busy planting ornamental natural philosophy in the Virgilian soil; however, their counterparts in Rome were tilling rougher grounds and sowing ... More


Introduction

John Godwin (ed.)

in Juvenal Satires: Book IV

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781910572320
eISBN:
9781800342736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781910572320.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter introduces satire as peculiar genre, which purports to tell its audience things in the manner of an old-testament prophet but with jeering mockery like a stand-up comedian. It describes ... More


The Impermanent Text in Catullus and Other Roman Poets

Joseph Farrell

in Ancient Literacies: The Culture of Reading in Greece and Rome

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199793983
eISBN:
9780190261283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199793983.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter talks about the fragility of the physical bookroll from a Roman poet's point of view. It focuses on the ways in which the poets, even while recognizing material texts as the vehicle for ... 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


Lucretian Promises: Fides, Foedus, and the Politics of Nature

W. H. Shearin

in The Language of Atoms: Performativity and Politics in Lucretius' De rerum natura

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780190202422
eISBN:
9780190202446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190202422.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter begins by arguing for the centrality of performative language to understanding De rerum natura. Among other things, this discussion connects performativity to Lucretius’ acts of ... More


Into Completion: Classical Women Poets II

Josephine Balmer

in Piecing Together the Fragments: Translating Classical Verse, Creating Contemporary Poetry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199585090
eISBN:
9780191747519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585090.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter looks further at the translation of work by Greek and Roman women poets, here examining more complete poems by poets such as Anyte, Nossis, Sulpicia, Sulpicia the Satirist, and Julia ... More


Poetry as Writing

Kathleen McCarthy

in I, the Poet: First-Person Form in Horace, Catullus, and Propertius

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501739552
eISBN:
9781501739569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739552.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter focuses on poems that represent storyworld communication as written rather than spoken and thus raise a different set of questions about how this storyworld communication relates to the ... More


The collegium poetarum

Nicholas Horsfall

in Fifty Years at the Sibyl's Heels: Selected Papers on Virgil and Rome

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198863861
eISBN:
9780191896187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863861.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This paper presents an examination of the existence or non-existence of the collegium poetarum in Rome with a close look at the evidence of other collegia and a wide-ranging and detailed survey of ... More


Uncovering a New Canon: Classical Women Poets I

Josephine Balmer

in Piecing Together the Fragments: Translating Classical Verse, Creating Contemporary Poetry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199585090
eISBN:
9780191747519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585090.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines further the importance of scholarship and research in classical poetry translation, with particular reference to the translation of fragmented works by Greek and Roman women ... More


View: