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Catullus: A Commentary By C. J. Fordyce (late Professor of Humanity, late Professor of Humanity, University of Glasgow)

Catullus: A Commentary

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80 poems written by Catullus are accompanied by an introduction examining his life and influences, and a detailed commentary which attempts to interpret the poems in the light of modern linguistic and literary scholarship.

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Catullus: A Commentary by C. J. Fordyce (late Professor of Humanity, late Professor of Humanity, University of Glasgow)

This edition of eighty poems of Catullus is designed for both university and school use. An introduction deals with the life of Catullus, with his indebtedness to Alexandrian poetry, and with the later history of the poems. The Latin text comes from the Oxford Classical Text of Catullus edited by the late Sir Roger Mynors. The commentary attempts to interpret the poems in the light of modern linguistic and literary scholarship and to assist the student to understand the poet in his environment.

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Catullus: A Commentary by C. J. Fordyce (late Professor of Humanity, late Professor of Humanity, University of Glasgow)
C. J. Fordyce (late Professor of Humanity, late Professor of Humanity, University of Glasgow)
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Oxford University Press
1990-10-04
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0198721471
9780198721475
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