Propertius


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Propertius

Sextus . ?50--?15 bc, Roman elegiac poet
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As I argue, Cynthia's status as a member of an out-group allows Propertius to use her to voice criticism of social and literary conventions, although ultimately a male poet is still using a female character as a tool.
The text and notes can guide any student who has mastered intermediate Latin and wishes to read a selection of love elegies by Propertius, Tibullus, and Ovid in the original, but Nikkanen particularly has in mind supporting students who are reading elegies in preparation for the British awarding body OCR's AS or A level Latin examination.
Housman deceptively told a friend that the flood of the Shropshire Lad poems had come to him "partly perhaps as a reaction from a learned controversy on the manuscripts of Propertius in which he was then engaged" (Graves 104).
Essa construcao de veredicto atribuida ao ego-elegiaco parece-me essencial no discurso elegiaco, uma vez que instaura na fala do enunciador um efeito de verdade cuja associacao ao nomen Propertius contribui para a consolidacao do verossimil que tanto confundiu a critica biografista da elegia.
My paper will examine the autobiographical itinerary expressed by this 1958 edition of Pound's Homage to Sextus Propertius (written in 1917) and Hugh Selwyn Mauberly (published in 1920).
Mahon's high level of poetic craftsmanship is an asset in his translation work, and his choice of poets ranges from Propertius to Rimbaud and takes in a group of Francophone African poets who will be new to most readers.
The artists' eclectic repertoire of sources ranges from Sextus Propertius and Plautus through Victor Hugo and Alfred Jarry to Jorge Luis Borges and Rene Daumal, from whose 1938 novel A Night of Serious Drinking they've borrowed the term ahyssology, the study of the abyss, applying it to their creative practice.
My study had Propertius books on the tables, but on the walls were all these images of Black Mountain artists.
As a result, where early elegists such as Catullus and Propertius explore the perceived corruptions of the first half of the century BCE in Rome, English early modern poets such as Thomas Nashe engage with the motif of impotence to explore the limitations attendant on "professional" writing practices in late-sixteenth-century London (Lavery).
The most recognized source is Propertius, (5) whose elegies Goethe's friend Karl Ludwig von Knebel was translating at the time Goethe began to compose his Romische Elegien.
The same, it seems, would apply to the Temple of Apollo in Propertius 2.
Raucci (classics, Union College) explores the role of vision in ancient Roman love elegy, focusing on how elegists such as Tibullus, Propertius, and Ovid engaged in an appropriation of Roman visual culture and Roman cultural modes of seeing in their elegies, building her readings on the ancient Roman understandings of the eye and vision and thus reconstructing the elegists use of the eye and vision within their contemporary context familiar to the readers of the elegies.