Sextus Propertius Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism)

Allen, Archibald W. "Elegy and the Classical Attitude Toward Love: Propertius I, 1." Yale Classical Studies 11 (1950): 255-77.

Examines and interprets the opening elegy of the first book in the context of the time in which it was written.

Bailey, D. R. Shackleton. "Some Recent Experiments in Propertian Criticism." Cambridge Philological Society Proceedings for the Years 1952 and 1953. 9-20.

Explores the emphasis editors of Propertius's texts have placed on problems of transpositions, lacunae, and interpolations.

Benediktson, D. Thomas. Propertius: Modernist Poet of Antiquity. Carbondale and Edwardsville, Ill.: Southern...

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