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eBook The Key ePub

by Benita Kane Jaro

eBook The Key ePub
Author: Benita Kane Jaro
Language: English
ISBN: 0865165343
ISBN13: 978-0865165342
Publisher: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers (November 1, 2002)
Pages: 207
Category: History & Criticism
Subcategory: Literature
Rating: 4.1
Votes: 260
Formats: docx azw lrf txt
ePub file: 1587 kb
Fb2 file: 1412 kb

The trilogy by Benita Kane Jaro was mentioned in a recently published book about Clodia Metelli. The Key, and Jaro's two other books provide shining examples of what outstanding fiction can be, historical or otherwise. One person found this helpful.

The trilogy by Benita Kane Jaro was mentioned in a recently published book about Clodia Metelli. Since I have a great interest in the history of the last years of the Roman Republic, I purchased the three.

The Key by Benito Kane Jaro is a novel I really wanted to love. Ms Jaro writes well and I have marked a dozen paragraphs that are so perfect in their harmonies and counterpoint that they arise to the level of genius. I will type those paragraphs out that I might study carefully how she crafted them. However, the book is unconvincing as a narrative and rather te The Key by Benito Kane Jaro is a novel I really wanted to love

The first volume of a dazzling trilogy, THE KEY shows a world on the verge of collapse through the eyes of its greatest and most passionate poet.

The first volume of a dazzling trilogy, THE KEY shows a world on the verge of collapse through the eyes of its greatest and most passionate poet. Gaius Valerius Catullus, the boy from the provinces who became the lover of the most powerful and beautiful married woman in Rome, is dead at twenty-nine.

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Benita Kane Jaro’s trilogy about Caelius (The Key, The Lock, The Door In The Wall): again, I must admit to only having read the first one, but they evoke the feeling of being young in the Late Republic perfectly - the difference.

Benita Kane Jaro’s trilogy about Caelius (The Key, The Lock, The Door In The Wall): again, I must admit to only having read the first one, but they evoke the feeling of being young in the Late Republic perfectly - the difference between that generation and the stern old Romans of the last; the sense that this beautiful city is yours. Gore Vidal, Julian: such a loveable characterisation of Julian the Apostate, and his beliefs are handled so gently and sincerely.

The first volume of a dazzling trilogy, THE KEY shows a world on the verge of collapse through the eyes of its greatest and most passionate poet. Gaius Valerius Catullus, the boy from the provinces who became the lover of the most powerful and beautiful married woman in Rome, is dead at twenty-nine. His friend Marcus Caelius Rufus must search for the meaning of his life in the slums and bloody secret cults, the palaces and law courts of the tottering Roman Republic. Vivid, exciting, carefully researched and beautifully written, THE KEY has been a cult favorite in hardbound for years.

Jaro inserts English translations of and comments on Catullus' poems into the text of her novel, The Key. The following table shows the page in The Key where the poem is located as well as the number of the poem in the Catullan corpus.

Special Features

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Written with the most scrupulous attention to historical accuracy

Contains some 40 poems of Catullus', in acclaimed translations by the author. Some have appeared in the recent anthology CATULLUS IN ENGLISH, and the author's original interpretation of the most important of them, poem 58, has influenced contemporary approaches to that work

May be read independently as a single novel, or as the first volume of the trilogy THE KEY, THE LOCK, THE DOOR IN THE WALL

Features maps of Rome and the Empire, specially drawn for the novel

Includes reader-friendly list of Principal Characters and a Chronology of Events in the novel

Also available:

The Lock - ISBN 0865165351The Door in the Wall - ISBN 0865165335

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The trilogy by Benita Kane Jaro was mentioned in a recently published book about Clodia Metelli. Since I have a great interest in the history of the last years of the Roman Republic, I purchased the three. I am so glad that I did. The scholarship supporting the story is impeccable and the writing is extraordinary, even lyrical in some passages. Using Caelius as the narrator (of the three books) gives a clear focus and let's us see events and personalities through his eyes, so much so that the reader can become thoroughly caught up in the story. I read through the book in one day because I just could not put it down. The characters are realistic and Catullus is portrayed as a driven soul of great complexity. It is harder to understand Clodia and her motivations, but so little is really known about her that she remains a mystery. Was she just a spoiled, willful rich woman, or a truly destructive monster? The reader can decide. The Key, and Jaro's two other books provide shining examples of what outstanding fiction can be, historical or otherwise.
Linn
The first Roman poem I ever read was Catullus' "Odi et amo"--I hate and I love--and it was written for a woman he called Lesbia, identified as Clodia Metella, a woman of patrician family, great beauty, and scandalous reputation. I haven't read a worthy depiction of their story until I bought and read Benita Kane Jaro's "The Key."
Jaro's writing is elegant in its descriptions, beautifully paced; her scenes fire the imagination to recreate ancient Rome, Baiae, the lonely farmhouse where Caelius, Catullus' best friend, is forced to tell the story to Catullus' dying father. He narrates the tale of how Catullus meets and falls in love with Clodia; how their affair inspires his finest work; how her infidelities and a betrayal from an unexpected source isolate and ultimately lead to a situation that, for the brilliant yet tormented poet, becomes unbearable.
The final pages are an odd combination, a slap in the face paired with the quiet touch of forgiveness, as Caelius comes to realize the encompassing nature of love (in all its pain, ugliness and power), and as Catullus comes to see that his love for Clodia is, to her, a trap from which she will do anything to escape. It is exquisitely written, and "The Key" should be better known than it is so far.
Thiama
I immensely enjoyed reading The Key. Jaro brings Catullus to life in a very real and sympathetic manner. She portrays him as the rather dark and disturbed character I always imagined him to be. The problem I have faced with the book is not one of artistry, but one of content.
As a Latin teacher, I am always on the look out for good historical fiction. Reading the works of Steven Saylor, Colleen McCollough,Mary Renault, and others has been a wonderful way to help my students appreciate the beauty of the ancient world. Ms. Jaro is no less talented an author than any of the aforementioned, and I was so excited at the prospect of using The Key as a supplement to my Catullus-Horace AP Latin class. After reading it, though, I quickly realized that some of the passages in the text are inappropriate for a high school classroom setting. I immensely appreciate the artistry involved in this work, and I value the use of graphic sexual content in a story about Catullus, one of Rome's most graphic and sexually explicit poets. But I was really struggling to justify this to the parents of my students. Ultimately I took the book to my principal, and he agreed that the work was not appropriate for our students.
So my question is two-fold-- One, am I more conservative than I think? I know there are many high school and college classrooms around the country that implement this text in their curriculum, so is our assessment off base. Two, is it possible that different editions have different content? I have a first edition copy, and I am left wondering if there is another version out there somewhere.
If anyone can answer these questions for me, I'd be enourmously greatful. Since I see that Ms. Jaro herself has made comments on this site before, I would especially be interested in her reaction to this problem. I really want to be able to use this text in my classroom, so I hope the answer is out there.
Anen
In reply to Sounio's questions: THE KEY (and THE LOCK and THE DOOR IN THE WALL) are very widely used in High School classrooms. Bolchazy-Carducci has many aids for teachers who do want to use these three books, including a teachers' guide for THE KEY with all the poems identified and listed, and some useful aids for handling the question of parental permission and so on: it is best to contact them directly. E-mail to Marie Bolchazy [email protected] will put you in touch with the right people there.
I am delighted that sounio liked THE KEY so much--Thank you.
Benita
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