By Ronnie Ancona
This can be the 1st e-book aimed particularly at conserving academics modern on contemporary advancements in Latin scholarship. Edited through Ronnie Ancona, a classics pupil with services in pedagogy, it gains contributions by means of verified specialists on all the 5 Latin authors. every one essay combines theoretical fabric with Latin passages in order that teachers can see how virtually to use those easy methods to particular texts.
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Auto)biography and Poetry From childhood we are taught to make sense of the world around us and of ourselves by creating categories, and by locating the things and people we experience in these categories. The Ovid I met in college in the 1970s was already neatly categorized for me, as insincere, inferior, even degenerate in comparison to all of his predecessors in the great pageant of Latin writers; even the transparency of his versification was represented to me as a flaw. 6 I did not really understand all of this when I was an undergraduate; I simply absorbed what I was taught, never questioning the categories that made a story, with beginning, middle, and end, out of the history A Poet Restored 23 of Latin literature.
Between Men: English Literature and Male Homosocial Desire. New York: Columbia University Press. Selden, Daniel. 1992. , Innovations of Antiquity, 461–512. New York: Routledge. Skinner, Marilyn. 1989. ” Helios 16 (1989): 7–23. Wiseman, T. P. 1985. Catullus and His World: A Reappraisal. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Wray, David. 2001. Catullus and the Poetics of Roman Manhood. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. CHAPTER 2 A Poet Restored Contemporary Scholarship and the Teaching of Ovid Barbara Weiden Boyd Prologue: Exile as Life and as Metaphor In an age when issues of identity, especially national identity, have become the focus of renewed interest for scholars in disciplines ranging from politics and philosophy to genetics and literary history, it is perhaps no surprise that the circumstances of exile and exiled writers in various historical periods have become freshly intriguing.
But tossed all over the bed, my passion uncontrolled, longing to see the light of day, so that I could speak and be with you. But when my limbs, worn out with toil, were lying on the bed, half-dead, I made this poem for you, my friend, that you might understand my suffering. Now see you don’t get bold; I beg you, dear, not to reject my prayers lest Nemesis exact a penalty from you. She’s an imperious goddess; don’t provoke her! Wray points out that, taken as a unit, cc. 50 and 51 begin and end with the concept of otium.
A Concise Guide to Teaching Latin Literature (Oklahoma Series in Classical Culture) by Ronnie Ancona