Description - A Companion to Catullus by Marilyn B. Skinner
In this companion, international scholars provide a comprehensive overview that reflects the most recent trends in Catullan studies. * Explores the work of Catullus, one of the best Roman 'lyric poets' * Provides discussions about production, genre, style, and reception, as well as interpretive essays on key poems and groups of poems * Grounds Catullus in the socio-historical world around him * Chapters challenge received wisdom, present original readings, and suggest new interpretations of biographical evidence
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Author Biography - Marilyn B. Skinner
Marilyn B. Skinner is professor of classics at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Her previous publications include Catullus Passer: The Arrangement of the Book of Polymetric Poems (1981), Catullus in Verona (2003), Vergil, Philodemus, and the Augustans (co-edited, 2004), and Sexuality in Greek and Roman Culture (Blackwell, 2005).