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But Woolf's attention to elegy starts further back, in the educational differences that prompt male elegists to see the world in terms of the form and content of classical texts.
Other Latin love elegists contribute elements to the development of this type of poetry, including striking instances of tone and ironic humor (from Catullus), and specific devices which develop the significance of the impotence, within wider social and political terms (for example, Propertius's development of the concepts of militia amoris and servitium amoris to explore the pressures and threats posed by "service").
This very statement is, of course, in itself a kind of implicit encomium, in that it acknowledges the magnitude of Caesar's accomplishments, and these sorts of rhetorical recusationes are common in Horace as well as in the elegists, for it was part of the Alexandrian aesthetic that both Ovid and Horace shared.
87) While a political and/or military career for the elegists was billed as the alternative plot (or, even, provided the only potential for plot against the delightful drag of erotic afternoons), in the world of Achilles Tatius it is the love story which provides the forward momentum, male company and paideia which keep us from reaching our narrative goal.
Goethe's elegy, on the other hand, suggests the coexistence of the "barbarian" riches with the love celebrated by the Roman elegists.
6) As a number of scholars have observed, the language of the servitium amoris (slavery of love) featured by the elegists of the Augustan period overlaps with the language of patronage, Fitzgerald 2000:72; White 1993:87-91.
Ephraim of Regensburg, David bar Meshullam of Speyer, and other Ashkenazi elegists turned all their fury on the Crusader enemy--and in The Martyrs of Blois, Barukh of Magenza hurled protests at God himself.
Leroux highlights this aspect of the text in (for example) her readings of Muret's elegiac compositions in the context of his scholarly interest in the Roman elegists, as well as his enthusiastic promotion of new kinds of love poetry in the vernacular.
For the sake of peace Propertius wanted the job done by the next generation of Augusti to be sung by the next generation of elegists.
Throughout her career, McBreen has been one of Ireland's finest elegists and further evidence of these gifts can be found in the second part of the volume.
Those who would save deep reading and a place for print need not more elegists but a Shirky of their own.
Peter Sacks explains that elegists "accept their loss and can retain their identities by what we may call a healthy work of mourning, a work that, as Freud points out, requires a withdrawal of affection from the lost object and a subsequent reattachment of affection to some substitute for that object" (6).
As the author's introduction points out, most elegists borrow their terms and expressions from the past or from literary conventions; they struggle with the space between feeling, often deeply personal, and convention, with its sense of frustration.
The ties that bind women elegists to one another differ radically from what we consider normative elegiac bonds.
His collection of love lyrics, the Basia, epigrams, funeral odes, and epithalamium denote his literary range and productivity, and have stimulated comparative studies with Latin elegists and contemporary Neo-Latin, Italian, Pleiade, and English lyric poets.