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The elegiac passion

Ruth Rothaus Caston

The elegiac passion

jealousy in Roman love elegy

by Ruth Rothaus Caston

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Latin Elegiac poetry,
  • History and criticism,
  • Jealousy in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRuth Rothaus Caston
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA6059.E6 C37 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationpages. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25122235M
    ISBN 109780199925902
    LC Control Number2011048703

    The adjective elegiac has two possible meanings. First, it can refer to something of, relating to, or involving, an elegy or something that expresses similar mournfulness or sorrow. Second, it can refer more specifically to poetry composed in the form of elegiac couplets.. An elegiac couplet consists of one line of poetry in dactylic hexameter followed by a line in dactylic pentameter. Named one of the Best Books of the Century by New York MagazineTwo-time National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward (Salvage the Bones, Sing, Unburied, Sing) contends with the deaths of five young men dear to her, and the risk of being a black man in the rural South.

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    Elegiac poetry came to rise in ancient Greek society and has endured to modern times. These reflective words of mourning, praise, and comfort often help people heal from the loss of a loved one or. Roman Elegy (F.) Cairns Papers on Roman Elegy – (Eikasmos ) Pp. Viii + , Map. Bologna: Pàtron Editore, Paper, € ISBN:


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The Elegiac Passion provides the first investigation of the ancient representation of jealousy in its Roman context, as well as its significance for Roman love elegy itself. The poems of Propertius, Tibullus, and Ovid are built upon the presumed existence of a love triangle involving poet, mistress, and rival: the very structure of elegy thus Cited by: 3.

The Elegiac Passion Jealousy in Roman Love Elegy Ruth Rothaus Caston Emotions of the Past. First book on erotic jealousy in antiquity, as distinct from "phthonos" or envy. The Elegiac Passion: Jealousy in Roman Love Elegy Ruth Rothaus Caston Abstract.

The passions were a topic of widespread interest in antiquity. This is a study The elegiac passion book their role in Roman love elegy (1st c. BCE), a genre rife with passions and jealousy in particular. Jealousy does appear in a number of earlier genres, but never with the centrality.

The Elegiac Passion provides the first investigation of the ancient representation of jealousy in its Roman context, as well as its significance for Roman love elegy itself. The poems of Propertius, Tibullus, and Ovid are built upon the presumed existence of a love triangle involving poet, mistress, and rival: the very structure of elegy thus.

'The Elegiac Passion' is a study of the central role of jealousy in Roman love elegy, both the detailed ways in which it is represented and the ramifications of these features for the nature of the genre itself. The Elegiac Passion: Jealousy in Roman Love Elegy.

Emotions of the Past. New York: Oxford University Press, Pp. x, $ ISBN –0–19––2. This book begins from the observation that elegy regularly depicts love triangles involving poet, mistress and a rival—a situation ripe for jealousy, which Caston sees as a.

The Elegiac Passion: Jealousy in Roman Love Elegy. New York, Oxford University Press, pp. $ (hb). isbn Caston’s basic premise is that there is a lot of jealousy in Latin elegy, and that it is well worth studying.

But beyond this, her larger claim is that elegy is a genre founded upon the emotion of jealousy, and that the two help to explicate one another. Brunelle: Caston, The Elegiac Passion add Reydams-Schils on the Roman Stoics' approval of emotional bonds with loved ones.1 James' compelling analysis of elegiac female speech2 recasts jealousy as genre in a way that complements C.'s analysis; what the 'women' in Latin love.

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Elegiac Passion: Jealousy in Roman Love Elegy, Oxford University Press Edited book: with Robert A. Kaster, Hope, Joy and Affection in the Classical World, Oxford University Press Buy Elegiac Passion: Jealousy in Roman Love Elegy (Emotions of the Past) by Caston, Ruth Rothaus (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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It is sure to be a literary event. Chapter 1 establishes a background for the study of jealousy by examining the differences between the elegiac treatment of love and that of philosophy, whether Stoic or Epicurean.

The poets’ insistence on a life of love, whatever the costs, stands in stark contrast with the Stoic and Epicurean strictures against the emotional life. The elegists, like the philosophers, describe love as.

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But Holloway certainly throws down the gauntlet – with a quiet, elegiac passion – to Christians who.Eloisa to Abelard is a verse epistle by Alexander Pope that was published in and based on a well-known Mediaeval story.

Itself an imitation of a Latin poetic genre, its immediate fame resulted in a large number of English imitations throughout the rest of the century and other poems more loosely based on its themes thereafter.