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Sappho in Propertius?

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By thoroughly mapping possible allusions to Sappho in Propertius, this chapter concludes that Sappho’s influence is most conspicuous in the case of Cynthia. As a consequence the Propertian puella appears not only as a beloved in the poetic corpus of Propertius, but arguably also as a figure that may be associated with a poet in her own right such as Sappho, which intriguingly yet necessarily reflects back on essential qualities of the poet Propertius himself. The argument emerges from the clo...

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10.1093/oso/9780198829430.003.0011

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
Classics Faculty
Oxford college:
Wadham College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Classics Faculty
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Editor
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Oxford University Press
Host title:
Roman Receptions of Sappho
Series:
Classical Presences
Chapter number:
10
Pages:
185-204
Place of publication:
New York, USA
Publication date:
2019-01-09
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9780191867958
ISBN:
9780198829430
Language:
English
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pubs:708452
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uuid:7ca5910b-de68-4c0d-bfe9-e82766017a52
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708452
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2017-07-18

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