A Companion to Catullus

A Companion to Catullus

Language: English

Pages: 616

ISBN: 1444339257

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


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
  • Chapters challenge received wisdom, present original readings, and suggest new interpretations of biographical evidence

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