New PDF release: A Concise Guide to Teaching Latin Literature (Oklahoma

By Ronnie Ancona

ISBN-10: 0806137975

ISBN-13: 9780806137971

ISBN-10: 0806182482

ISBN-13: 9780806182483

This can be the 1st e-book aimed particularly at preserving lecturers modern on contemporary advancements in Latin scholarship. Edited via Ronnie Ancona, a classics student with services in pedagogy, it beneficial properties contributions by means of verified specialists on all of the 5 Latin authors. each one essay combines theoretical fabric with Latin passages in order that teachers can see how essentially to use those the way to particular texts.

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Few scholarly readers nowadays would be inclined to object to Ovid’s literariness per se, even in its sometimes extreme manifestations. The intertextuality of ancient literature, and especially of Latin poetry, has come to dominate discussions not only of Ovid but of virtually every major Latin text, and the brilliance of Ovidian practice in this area is on display in almost all of the studies that appear in the list of references appended to this essay. But the relationship between Ovid’s evident control over his raw material and his apparent lack, even deconstruction, of raw emotion remains, to some extent, at least, a locus of readerly disease—the gap between the poet and his work remains difficult for many readers to negotiate, if only because the surface is so perfect.

1997. Literary Theory: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Fitzgerald, William. 1995. Catullan Provocations: Lyric Poetry and the Drama of Position. Berkeley: University of California Press. Janan, Micaela. 1994. “When the Lamp Is Shattered”: Desire and Narrative in Catullus. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press. Krostenko, Brian. 2001. Cicero, Catullus, and the Language of Social Performance. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Miller, Paul Allen. 1994. Lyric Texts and Lyric Consciousness: The Birth of a Genre from Archaic Greece to Augustan Rome.

More significantly, together they would replicate the relation between cc. 65 and 66, in which a letter to a friend, apologizing for not sending the poems that the friend had requested (c. 65), offers as a substitute the poem that follows (c. 66), a translation of the Hellenistic poet Callimachus. In cc. 50 and 51, Wray sees another pairing of a covering letter with a Greek poem that Catullus has translated into Latin; when Catullus says, “hoc, iucunde, tibi poema feci” (16), he may be referring to c.

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