I motivi principali dell'elegia augustea

Godo Lieberg

Abstract


A survey of several motifs of Latin elegy, with special attention devoted to Catullus’ influence on Roman love poetry: the covenant between lovers; the longing for a family and a quiet life; the alleged irrelevance of the love poet; country and natural world; the poet and the gods; domina and servitium amoris; despair and death wish


Keywords


Catullus; Roman love; Augustan poetry; Latin elegy

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14601/prometheus-16751



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