Catullan Provocations Catullan Provocations
Classics and Contemporary Thought

Catullan Provocations

Lyric Poetry and the Drama of Position

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Publisher Description

Restoring to Catullus a provocative power that familiarity has tended to dim, this book argues that Catullus challenges us to think about the nature of lyric in new ways. Fitzgerald shows how Catullus's poetry reflects the conditions of its own consumption as it explores the terms and possibilities of the poet's license. Reading the poetry in relation to the drama of position played out between poet, poem, and reader, the author produces a fresh interpretation of almost all of Catullus's oeuvre. Running through the book is an analysis of the ideological stakes behind the construction of the author Catullus in twentieth-century scholarship and of the agenda governing the interpreter's position in relation to Catullus.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2023
April 28
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
319
Pages
PUBLISHER
University of California Press
SELLER
University of California Press
SIZE
10
MB

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