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Catullus and his Renaissance readers

by Julia Haig Gaisser

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford [England], New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Catullus, Gaius Valerius -- Criticism and interpretation -- History,
    • Literature, Modern -- 15th and 16th centuries -- Roman influences,
    • Elegiac poetry, Latin -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc,
    • Love poetry, Latin -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc,
    • Epigrams, Latin -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc,
    • Authors and readers -- Europe -- History -- 16th century,
    • Reader-response criticism,
    • Rome in literature,
    • Renaissance

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [416]-432) and index.

      StatementJulia Haig Gaisser.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPA6276 .G35 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 446 p. :
      Number of Pages446
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1712421M
      ISBN 100198148828
      LC Control Number92014489

        The most popular of the Roman poets, Catullus is known for the accessibility of his witty and erotic love poems. In this book Charles Martin, himself a poet, offers a deeper reading of Catullus, revealing the art and intelligence behind the seemingly spontaneous verse. Best introduction to Catullus I've yet read,especially taken together with Catullus by Charles Martin. Haig-Gasser, whose earlier fine book, Catullus and His Renaissance Readers, remains unfortunately out of print, is a very readable and comprehensive guide to the poet's work.5/5(1).

      One of the best books ever to have been written on Catullus came from the pen of J. H. Gaisser (Catullus and His Renaissance Readers, Oxford, ).She is also the author of several monographs and articles on the same poet, as listed in the bibliography (p. , to which should be added her article “Picturing Catullus”, CW , , ).). At the same time, the . Start studying Catullus Dedicates his poetry book. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

        Each time this poem is read in some sense the brother and Catullus are returned to life, for their words are spoken again through our lips and in our imagination. Each reading of the poem is both a greeting and a farewell: as readers we greet the poet who lives on through his words, and yet when we are finished he is once again silent. Gaius Valerius Catullus (/ k ə ˈ t ʌ l ə s /; Latin: [kaˈtʊlːʊs]; 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 appreciated by.


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This is the first general study of the fortunes of Catullus in the Renaissance. After a brief introduction tracing the transmission of the poet from antiquity to the middle of the fifteenth century, the book follows his reception and interpretation by editors, commentators, university lecturers, and poets from the first edition () through the sixteenth by: This is the first general study of the fortunes of Catullus in the Renaissance.

After a brief introduction tracing the transmission of the poet from antiquity to the middle of the fifteenth century, the book follows his reception and interpretation by editors, commentators, university lecturers, and poets from the first edition () through the sixteenth century.

This is the first general study of the fortunes of Catullus in the Renaissance. After a brief introduction tracing the transmission of the poet from antiquity to the middle of the fifteenth century, the book follows his reception and interpretation by editors, commentators, university lecturers, and poets from the first edition () through the sixteenth : Julia H.

Gaisser. "This is the first general study of the fortunes of Catullus in the Renaissance. After a brief introduction tracing the transmission of the poet from antiquity to the middle of the fifteenth century, the book follows his reception and interpretation by editors, commentators, university lecturers, and poets from the first edition () through the sixteenth century.

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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 and His Renaissance Readers shows what happened in between these two events.

This book was conceived as Gaisser was finishing her survey of commentaries on Catullus for the Catalogus Translationum et Commentariorum, at which point she was uniquely qualified to assess the work of his Renaissance readers - "those who annotated, edited.

Oxford Readings in Catullus is a collection of articles that represent a sampling of the most interesting and important work on Catullus from around totogether with three very short pieces from the Renaissance.

The readings, selected for their intrinsic interest and importance, are intended to be thought-provoking (and in some cases provocative) and to.

Haig-Gasser, whose earlier fine book, Catullus and His Renaissance Readers, remains unfortunately out of print, is a very readable and comprehensive guide to the poet's work.

She includes readers with little Latin or historical knowledge of ancient Rome. Her accounts of the metrical and structural achievements of Catullus are very insightful.5/5(1).

Julia Haig Gaisser is Eugenia Chase Guild Professor Emeritus in the Humanities at Bryn Mawr College, and a past president of the American Philological Association.

She is the author of Catullus and His Renaissance Readers (), Pierio Valeriano on the Ill Fortune of Learned Men: A Renaissance Humanist and His World (), and The Fortunes of Apuleius and the.

In my first book, Catullus and his Renaissance Readers (), I studied several genres of Renaissance reception – text criticism, university lecturing, commentaries, and literary imitation and parody. More recently I have published an even more wide-ranging study, The Fortunes of Apuleius (), on the reception of Apuleius from antiquity.

Julia Haig Gaisser, Catullus and His Renaissance Readers. Oxford: Clarendon Press, xiii + pp. £ ISBN 8. Professor Gaisser's book derives from her contribution on Catullus to the Catalogue Translationum et Commentariorum, that immensely learned resource for the history of the classical tradition in the medieval and.

The poetry of Gaius Valerius Catullus has had two lives. In Rome, Catullus and his generation, the “new poets,” played an essential role in the development of Augustan poetry.

They helped to create the possibility that one might be a poet by profession. They brought to Rome the learned and self-conscious style of Hellenistic poetry, and they helped to create and explore those.

In particular, G. believes that Renaissance readers misread Catullus, to a degree, because they read him through Martial. She also believes that early imitators concentrated on but a few popular and easily understandable poems, thereby giving a misleading portrait of his poetry as a whole.

Therefore, many readers began to think of Catullus. Love by the Numbers: Form and the Meaning in the Poetry of Catullus. New York: Peter Lang. ISBN Gaisser JH (). Catullus and his Renaissance Readers. Oxford: Clarendon Press. ISBN Wiseman TP (). Catullus and his World: A Reappraisal.

New York: Cambridge University Press. ISBN For Catullus was Romes first lyric poet and his poetry, unlike most of his contemporaries, dealt less with epic adventures, and more with the personal. Catullus lived in turbulent times Subtitled, “The Life of Rome’s Most Erotic Poet,” this is the biography of Gaius Valerius Catullus, believed to be born in Verona about 82 B.C/5.

Catullus is one of the liveliest and most appealing Roman poets. His emotion, charm, and apparent spontaneity resonate with readers as strongly today as in antiquity. This sophisticated literary and historical introduction brings Catullus to life for the modern reader and presents his poetry in all its variety of emotions, subjects, and styles.

Places Catullus in a Author: Julia Haig Gaisser. Catullus is one of the liveliest and most appealing Roman poets. His emotion, charm, and apparent spontaneity resonate with readers as strongly today as in antiquity.

This sophisticated literary and historical introduction brings Catullus to life for the modern reader and presents his poetry in all its variety of emotions, subjects, and styles. The most popular of the Roman poets, Catullus is known for the accessibility of his witty and erotic love poems.

In this book Charles Martin, himself a poet, offers a deeper reading of Catullus, revealing the art and intelligence behind the seemingly spontaneous verse/5. Julia Haig Gaisser is Eugenia Chase Guild Professor Emeritus in the Humanities at Bryn Mawr College, and a past president of the American Philological Association.

She is the author of Catullus and His Renaissance Readers (), Pierio Valeriano on the Ill Fortune of Learned Men: A Renaissance Humanist and His World (), and The Fortunes of Apuleius and the Format: Ebook. Tisch Book Stacks CBC26 Companion to Ne0-Latin Studies. Jozef Ijsewijn. 2 nd revised edition.

Louvain: Louven University Press: Peeters Press, Tisch Book Stacks PA Catullus and his Renaissance Readers. J. H. Gaisser. Oxford: Oxford University Press, Tisch Book Stacks PAG35   Haig-Gasser, whose earlier fine book, Catullus and His Renaissance Readers, remains unfortunately out of print, is a very readable and comprehensive guide to the poet's work.

She includes readers with little Latin or historical knowledge of ancient Rome. Her accounts of the metrical and structural achievements of Catullus are very insightful.5/5(1). Repeatedly, Pontano specifies that his lovers' kisses are accompanied by darting tongues; a Catullan kiss is a French kiss; and it is in this context that Gaisser remarks that "henceforth, Catullan poetry would speak in the language of Martial, but with the Renaissance voice and accent of Pontano" (Catullus and his Renaissance Readers,).