Propertius: Elegies: Book 1

Propertius Elegies Book Propertius though his works are small in volume is one of the foremost poets of the Augustan age and his writing has a certain appeal to modern tastes witness the admiration of Ezra Pound Book I is

  • Title: Propertius: Elegies: Book 1
  • Author: Propertius
  • ISBN: 9780521292108
  • Page: 334
  • Format: Paperback
  • Propertius, though his works are small in volume, is one of the foremost poets of the Augustan age, and his writing has a certain appeal to modern tastes witness the admiration of Ezra Pound Book I is especially suitable for the reader wanting a representative selection of Propertius poetry It stands on its own, having appeared in the first place as a separate collectPropertius, though his works are small in volume, is one of the foremost poets of the Augustan age, and his writing has a certain appeal to modern tastes witness the admiration of Ezra Pound Book I is especially suitable for the reader wanting a representative selection of Propertius poetry It stands on its own, having appeared in the first place as a separate collection it reflects a distinct phase of the poet s activity and of his emotional development and it is the book which made his reputation This edition is designed for the pocket of the university student, but it should find a wider audience among classicists of all ages The introduction provides the necessary historical and critical background and relates Book I to the rest of the elegies the notes are helpful and to the point and the text has a reasonable minimum of apparatus There are no modern editions of this size and scope.

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