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Style and tradition in Catullus

by David O. Ross

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Catullus, Gaius Valerius -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Elegiac poetry, Latin -- History and criticism,
  • Love poetry, Latin -- History and criticism,
  • Epigrams, Latin -- History and criticism,
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.) -- History -- To 1500,
  • Rome in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 177-181.

    Statement[by] David O. Ross, Jr.
    SeriesLoeb classical monographs
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA6276 .R57
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 188 p.
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5686100M
    ISBN 100674853407
    LC Control Number69018043

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    Catullus, with typical lightness and learning, suggests his place in this tradition with a translingual pun. His book is lepidus, a term that joins the “urbane charm” (Latin, lepos, lepidus) of a carefree life in Rome to the aesthetic refinement (Greek, leptos) that defined a Callimachean virtue. Catullus. Warning: I'm old-fashioned on Catullus. Not that I believe in him as a poet of unmediated passion and romance, but that I am most interested in his place in the Roman poetic tradition and social context. The two books that I find most useful still are: D. O. Ross, Style and Tradition in Catullus (Cambridge MA, ).

    In the first poem Catullus dedicates his "libellum," little book, to a fellow writer, and calls attention both to the attractive physical qualities of the scroll itself--which has been carefully polished with pumice-stone to sand down the edges and smooth them out--and to his own ironic sense about these poems as "trivial.". Although Alexandrian thought and style directly influenced Catullus, much of that tradition had already been assimilated by his Roman predecessors or contemporaries, including the epic poet.


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: Style and Tradition in Catullus (Loeb Classical Style and tradition in Catullus book (): Ross Jr., David O.: BooksCited by: The poetic personality of Catullus, mannered Alexandrian versifier and lyricist of direct emotion, has never been satisfactorily resolved.

David Ross’s approach presents a unified poetic personality and a poetic diversity derived from literary traditions. Thus, on the evidence of vocabulary and poetic technique, the polymetrics and the longer poems are found to be Catullus’ “neoteric production,” whereas the epigrams, following a tradition.

Working in the recently renewed Aristotelian tradition, he took an independent and original approach, quoting from philosophers, astronomers, physicians, historians, naturalists, orators, poets, and rustics pronouncing proverbs.

David O. Ross is Emeritus Professor of Classics at the University of Michigan. He is author of "Style and Tradition in Catullus" (), "Backgrounds to Augustan Poetry: Gallus, Elegy, and Rome" (), and "Virgil's Elements: Physics and Poetry in the Georgics" ().

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Catullus, Gaius Valerius (c–c bc) in The Oxford Companion to English Literature (7) Length: words Catullus, Gaius Valerius (84–54 bc). Marilyn B. Skinner is professor of classics at the University of Arizona in Tucson.

Her previous publications include Catullus’ Passer: The Arrangement of the Book of Polymetric Poems (), Catullus in Verona (), Vergil, Philodemus, and the Augustans (co-edited, ), and Sexuality in Greek and Roman Culture (Blackwell, ).

Books Catullus still shocks 2, years on in the grand tradition of rhetorical invective. which got as far as the letters pages of the Guardian – when three poems of Catullus Author: Charlotte Higgins.

Style and tradition in Catullus. Cambridge, Harvard University Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: Gaius Valerius Catullus; Gaius Valerius Catullus; Gaius Valerius Catullus; Catulle; Gaius Valerius Catullus; Gaius Valerius Catullus: Document Type: Book.

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Catullus’ poetry was influenced by the innovative poetry of the Hellenistic Age, especially that of Callimachus and the Alexandrian school, which propagated a new style of poetry, known as “neoteric”, which deliberately turned away from the classical epic poetry in the tradition of Homer, focusing instead on small-scale personal themes Ratings: Catullus uses, “rotten slut,” rather than, “chaste maid” in the last line.

He is not trying to write for his society, he is writing for his self. Catullus has a variety of readers. Some people do not like Catullus for his naive, immature, and obscene style of poetry. However, some can relate to Catullus.

Catullus possessed both genius and originality, but at the same time he was an excellent illustration of the principle so well stated by Pierre de Nolhac: Aucune originalité littéraire, si puissante quelle soit, n'est sans emprunter des éléments à ce qui la précède.

In this companion, international scholars provide a comprehensive overview that reflects the most recent trends in Catullan studies. Explores the work of Catullus, one of the best Roman ‘lyric poets’ Provides discussions about production, genre, style, and reception, as well as interpretive essays on key poems and groups of poems Grounds Catullus in the socio-historical world around him Reviews: 1.

Catullus wrote his poems and epigrams of personal life during the late Roman Republic, and they survive in an anthology of more than a hundred items.

Many are caustic, satirical, and erotic, often lampooning well-known characters of the day including Julius Caesar and. Catullus Propertius - Other bibliographies - in Harvard style. Change style powered by CSL.

Popular AMA APA (6th edition) APA Chapter of an ed. book. Servitium Amoris in the Roman Elegists - John Hopkins University Press - Michigan Catullus and the traditions of ancient poetry - University of California Press - Berkeley, Calif. Gaius Valerius Catullus (/ k ə ˈ t ʌ l ə s / kə-TUL-əs, Latin: [kaˈtʊllʊs]; c.

84 – c. 54 BC) was a Latin poet of the late Roman Republic who wrote chiefly in the neoteric style of poetry, which is about personal life rather than classical heroes.

His surviving works are still read widely and continue to influence poetry and other forms of art. Catullus's poems were widely. Catullus' embrace of Hellenism to transform and transcend traditional Roman mores and styles would color the emerging Augustan age.

Propertius and Ovid were, like Catullus, provincial equestrians who eschewed a public life in favor of lascivious otium; their elegies .Catullus has books on Goodreads with ratings.

Catullus’s most popular book is The Complete Poems.Catullus's friends were the poets C. Licinius Macer Calvus, Furius Bibaculus, and C. Helvius Cinna; the orator Q. Hortensius, Cicero's rival in the law courts; and the biographer Cornelius Nepos, to whom Catullus dedicated his book of poems.

Catullus was born in Verona. St. Jerome gives the year 87 B.C. and says that he died at age