Title

Tibullus' Comedy: A Note on Tib.1.2.87-98

Abstract

The article offers poetry criticism of the poem "Comedy," by Tibullus. It explores the use of metaphor, rhythm, and the aesthetics of stanzas. It explains the connection between Latin love elegy and Roman comedy. The author provides a critical interpretation of the poem and offers different meanings behind the words used in the poem.

Publisher

Brill Academic Publishers

Publication Date

1-1-2017

Publication Title

Mnemosyne

Department

Classics

Document Type

Article

DOI

10.1163/1568525X-12342389

Keywords

Metaphor, Wit and humor, Elegiac poetry, Latin literture, Tibullus, ca. 55 B.C.-19 B.C.

Language

English

Format

text

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