The Poems (Oxford World's Classics)
- List Price:
- Buy New: $5.85
as of 1/28/2015 00:57 EST details
- You Save: $3.10 (35%)
- Sales Rank:5,931,875
- Languages:English (Unknown), Latin (Original Language), English (Published)
- Number Of Items:1
- Shipping Weight (lbs):0.1
- Dimensions (in):4.6 x 0.4 x 7.3
- Publication Date:March 28, 1996
Availability:Usually ships in 1-2 business days
Of the Greek and Latin love poets, Propertius (c. 50-10 B.C.) is one of those who holds the most immediate appeal for the twentieth-century reader. His helpless infatuation for the sinister figure of his mistress Cynthia forms the main subject of his poetry, and is analyzed with a tormented but witty grandeur in all its changing moods--from ecstasy to suicidal despair. This study includes English verse translations of his work, along with a chronology, explanatory notes, and a brief bibliography.
CERTAIN CONTENT THAT APPEARS ON THIS SITE COMES FROM AMAZON SERVICES LLC. THIS CONTENT IS PROVIDED ‘AS IS’ AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE OR REMOVAL AT ANY TIME.