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by Francis Cairns

eBook Tibullus: A Hellenistic Poet at Rome ePub
Author: Francis Cairns
Language: English
ISBN: 0521296838
ISBN13: 978-0521296830
Publisher: Cambridge University Press (January 31, 1980)
Pages: 264
Category: History & Criticism
Subcategory: Literature
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Tibullus was one of the leading poets of Augustan Rome

Tibullus was one of the leading poets of Augustan Rome. Professor Cairns examines in detail aspects of Tibullus' poetic craftsmanship - his learning, his interest in the meanings of words, his use of suspense and deception, his control of the structures of his elegies - and demonstrates the original qualities of Tibullus' verse. This examination is carried out by relating Tibullus' work at all points to the Hellenistic poetic tradition and the literary genres and conventions it developed.

Scholar Francis Cairns regards Tibullus as "a good poet but not a great . Tibullus: A Hellenistic Poet at Rome. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1979.

Scholar Francis Cairns regards Tibullus as "a good poet but not a great one"; Dorothea Wender similarly calls him a minor poet but argues there is "grace and polish and symmetry" to his work. Tibullus's first book consists of poems written at various times between 30 and 26. His first love, the subject of book . is called Delia in the poems, but Apuleius reveals that her real name was Plania.

Tibullus was one of the leading poets of Augustan Rome. Start by marking Tibullus: A Hellenistic Poet at Rome as Want to Read

Tibullus was one of the leading poets of Augustan Rome. Start by marking Tibullus: A Hellenistic Poet at Rome as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. Professor Cairns examines in detail aspects of Tibullus' poetic craftsmanship. ISBN13:9780521296830. Release Date:December 1979.

Francis Cairns," Classical Philology 77, no. 4 (Oc. 1982): 374-377. Of all published articles, the following were the most read within the past 12 months. Carthage and Rome: Introduction. The Pupula Duplex and Other Tokens of an "Evil Eye" in the Light of Ophthalmology. Hercules, Mummius, and the Roman Triumph in Aeneid 8.

Professor of Classics. 3. Articles and Book-Chapters. Republican and Augustan Latin poetry. Hellenistic Greek Poetry. Medieval and renaissance Latin. Epigraphy of Euboea, Greece. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1979 (xii + 250 p. Reprinted in paperback Cambridge University Press 2007. 2. ‘Catullus 1’, Mnemosyne . V 22 (1969), 153-58. Cambridge University Press.

Tibullus - Francis Cairns: Tibullus: A Hellenistic Poet At Rome. Pp. xii + 250. Cambridge University Press, 1979. University of Sheffield.

Guy Lee: Tibullus, Elegies (with English translation), Cambridge 1975. Philip Dunlop: The Poems of Tibullus, Penguin Books 1972. Francis Cairns: Tibullus: A Hellenistic Poet at Rome, Cambridge 1979. J. P. Elder: in Critical Essays on Roman Literature: Elegy and Lyric (ed. Sullivan), London 1962, pp. 65–105. Georg Luck: The Latin Love Elegy, London 1969. E. N. O’Neil: A Critical Concordance of the Tibullan Corpus (APA Monograph 21), Ithaca 1963.

Tibullus was one of the leading poets of Augustan Rome. Professor Cairns examines in detail aspects of Tibullus' poetic craftsmanship - his learning, his interest in the meanings of words, his use of suspense and deception, his control of the structures of his elegies - and demonstrates the original qualities of Tibullus' verse. This examination is carried out by relating Tibullus' work at all points to the Hellenistic poetic tradition and the literary genres and conventions it developed. This book will be of particular interest to students of Latin and Hellenistic Greek literature, and, as all Greek is translated, it should also be useful to students of comparative literature.
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