The Poems of Catullus

Traduttore: Daisy Dunn
Anno: 2016
Rilegatura: Paperback / softback
Pagine: 176 p.
Testo in English
Dimensioni: 198 x 129 mm
Peso: 110 gr.
  • EAN: 9780007582969
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Written in the twilight of the Roman Republic, the poetry of Gaius Valerius Catullus offers a delicious insight into the passions and gossip of high Roman society. From the poet and his friends to cultural and political titans, including Caesar, Cicero, and Pompey, his cutting, modern verse spares no-one. In this new translation by Daisy Dunn, author of Catullus' Bedspread, his obscene honesty, arrogant wit and surprising tenderness capture Roman society at their best. Most famous for his obsessive love lyrics for the married Lesbia, Catullus' words are an immortal expression of youth, rebellion and agonised love.