By Marilyn B. Skinner

During this spouse, foreign students supply a finished evaluate that displays the newest tendencies in Catullan studies.

Explores the paintings of Catullus, the most effective Roman ‘lyric poets’.
Provides discussions approximately construction, style, variety, and reception, in addition to interpretive essays on key poems and teams of poems.
Grounds Catullus within the socio-historical international round him.
Chapters problem bought knowledge, current unique readings, and recommend new interpretations of biographical proof.

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610) that Catullus used arcus as a feminine noun and (on Aen. 378) that he used the neuter noun turben instead of its masculine equivalent turbo; but is it not illogical to dismiss these while accepting the claim about feminine pumex simply because pumex does occur in our text of Catullus while arcus and turben do not? 19); the Catullan archetype has transmitted no poem in anacreontics, but Bassus is in general a credible source. If these further references are reliable, they could bring the total of ‘‘lost’’ poems to nine.

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Hexter and D. , Innovations of Antiquity. New York and London. 461–512. Introduction 9 Skinner, M. B. 1993a. ’’ Classical Journal 89: 61–8. Skinner, M. B. 2001. ’’ Helios 28: 57–73. Skinner, M. B. 2003. Catullus in Verona: A Reading of the Elegiac Libellus, Poems 65–116. Columbus, OH. Tatum, W. J. 1997. s. 47: 482–500. Thomson, D. F. , ed. 1997. Catullus. Edited with a Textual and Interpretative Commentary. Toronto. Wiseman, T. P. 1985. Catullus and His World: A Reappraisal. Cambridge. Wiseman, T.

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