The Complete Poetry of Catullus (Wisconsin Studies in Classics)

The Complete Poetry of Catullus (Wisconsin Studies in Classics)

By: Gaius Valerius Catullus (author), David D. Mulroy (translator)Paperback

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In these translated poems, David Mulroy aims to bring to life the witty, poignant and brutally direct voice of a flesh-and-blood man, a young provincial in Julius Caesar's Rome, reacting to real people and events in a city full of violent conflict among individuals marked by genius and megalomaniacal passions. These translations are accompanied by: an introduction and commentary that provide biographical and bibliographical information about Catullus; a history of his times; a discussion of the translations; and definitions and notes.

About Author

David Mulroy, associate professor of classics at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, has published two other translated collections, Early Greek Lyric Poetry and Horace's Odes and Epodes. He has performed his translations of Catullus' poems at poetry slams in Milwaukee bars to enthusiastic response.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780299177744
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 170
  • ID: 9780299177744
  • ISBN10: 0299177742
  • translations: French

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