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Writing Passion: A Catullus Reader, Second Edition

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Author: Ronnie Ancona
Product Code: 7869
ISBN: 978-0-86516-786-5
Pages: 264
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This bestseller now features four additional poems (75, 83, 92, and 107), and an updated bibliography. These additional poems all expand the elegiac selections about Lesbia. For those who want a little more spice in their Catullus and love the style of this book, a supplement Writing Passion: A Supplement containing poems 6, 16, 32, and 57 is available.

 

Special Features

  • Introduction to Catullus' life, historical/social and literary background, and the Catullan corpus
  • Bibliography
  • Latin text of 46 poems (827 lines) excerpted from Catullus, ed. D. F. S. Thomson (Univ. Toronto 1997). Includes Catullus 1–5, 7, 8, 10–14a, 22, 30, 31, 35, 36, 40, 43-46, 49–51, 60, 64 (lines 50–253), 65, 68 (lines 1–40), 69, 70, 72, 75, 76, 77, 83–87, 92, 96, 101, 107, 109, 116
  • Same page, line-by-line notes and vocabulary
  • Brief, thought-provoking introduction to each poem
  • Appendices on meters; metrical terms, tropes or figures of thought, rhetorical figures or figures of speech
  • Latin text of poems without notes or vocabulary

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