The Poems, Paperback Book


Of all the great classical love poets, Propertius (c. 50-10 BC) is surely one of those with most immediate appeal for readers today.

His helpless infatuation for the sinister figure of his mistress Cynthia forms the main subject of his poetry and is analysed with a tormented but witty grandeur in all its changing moods, from ecstasy to suicidal despair.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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  • Category: Poetry by individual poets
  • ISBN: 9780199555925

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