The Poems of Catullus (Oxford World's Classics) (Paperback)

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By Catullus, Guy Lee (Editor), Guy Lee (Translator)
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Of all Greek and Latin poets Catullus is perhaps the most accessible to the modern reader. Dealing candidly with the basic human emotions of love and hate, his virile, personal tone exerts a powerful appeal on all kinds of readers. The 116 poems collected in this new translation include the famous Lesbia poems and display the full range of Catullus's mastery of lyric meter, mythological themes, and epigrammatic invective and wit.

About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, voluminous notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780199537570
ISBN-10: 0199537577
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: January 15th, 2009
Pages: 224
Language: English
Series: Oxford World's Classics