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Writing Passion: A Catullus Reader


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Student Edition The passion and immediacy of Catullus' lyrics can for readers obscure the complexity of his poems, moods and subjects. Informed by the latest in Catullan scholarship, Ronnie Ancona gives Catullus' poems their due. Writing Passion: A Catullus Reader presents the forty-two poems that are required reading for the 2005 AP Latin Literature Exam. The format includes line-by-line notes and vocabulary and a variety of enhancements, making it easily accessible to both teachers and students. A separate teacher's guide is also available. Special Features... Ancona's pedagogical expertise and scholarly work on Catullus have produced an outstanding text that features: introduction to Catullus' life, historical/social and literary background, and the Catullan corpus Latin text of 42 poems excerpted from Catullus, ed/ D. F. S. Thomson (Univ. Toronto 1997). Includes Catullus 1-5, 7, 8, 10-14a. 22. 30, 31, 35, 36, 40, 43-46, 49-51, 60, 64 (lines 50-253), 65, 68-70, 72, 76, 77, 84-87, 96, 101, 109, 116 bibliography a short, thought-provoking introduction to each poem line-by-line notes and vocabulary on same page as Latin text appendices: meters; metricals terms/tropes or figures of thought/rhetorical figures or figures of speech Latin text of poems without notes or vocabulary complete vocabulary

Also available:

Catullus Expanded Edition - ISBN 086516603X
Catullus : a Legamus Transitional Reader - ISBN 086516634X

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