- Author : Thea S. Thorsen
- Release Date : 21 November 2013
- Publisher : Cambridge University Press
- Genre : Literary Collections
- Pages : 122 pages
- ISBN 13 : 9781107511743
Download or read book entitled The Cambridge Companion to Latin Love Elegy by author: Thea S. Thorsen which was release on 21 November 2013 and published by Cambridge University Press with total page 122 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Latin love elegy is one of the most important poetic genres in the Augustan era, also known as the golden age of Roman literature. This volume brings together leading scholars from Australia, Europe and North America to present and explore the Greek and Roman backdrop for Latin love elegy, the individual Latin love elegists (both the canonical and the non-canonical), their poems and influence on writers in later times. The book is designed as an accessible introduction for the general reader interested in Latin love elegy and the history of love and lament in Western literature, as well as a collection of critically stimulating essays for students and scholars of Latin poetry and of the classical tradition.