By Ronnie Ancona

ISBN-10: 0806137975

ISBN-13: 9780806137971

ISBN-10: 0806182482

ISBN-13: 9780806182483

This can be the 1st e-book aimed in particular at preserving lecturers brand new on fresh advancements in Latin scholarship. Edited via Ronnie Ancona, a classics student with services in pedagogy, it positive factors contributions via verified specialists on all of the 5 Latin authors. every one essay combines theoretical fabric with Latin passages in order that teachers can see how essentially to use those how you can particular texts.

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To put it another way, what exactly have we gained with Ovid’s restoration, and why is it worth having? Some of the ways in which Ovid has been read—and, I think, misread—in the recent past have had a profound effect on how we approach him. ” After all, we are, among other things, teachers of reading; and as we work with our students through a Latin text, we have the opportunity to show them not just what to read but also how and why to read. My goal in my classes is always, first and foremost, to teach my students how to ask useful questions about their reading; and Ovid’s poetry proves to be fertile ground for this sort of work, rich as it is in humor, ambivalence, and multiple meanings.

3. A good short introduction to modern theory is Culler 1997. Chapter 8 provides a useful account of new thinking on subjectivity. 18 William Fitzgerald 4. The theory of “levels of intent” was first advanced by Quinn 1959, 27–43, which remains a classic of Catullan interpretation. 5. All translations are my own. 6. On “the novel of Catullus” in modern scholarship, see Fitzgerald 1995, 26–29, and for modern novels on Catullus, 211–35. 7. Janan 1994, 66–76. 8. Poems 15, 16, 21, 23, 24, and 26 suggest that Furius and Aurelius were enemies and that this opening is ironic.

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