In this companion, international scholars provide a comprehensive overview that reflects the most recent trends in Catullan studies.
- Explores the work of Catullus, one of the best Roman 'lyric poets'
- Provides discussions about production, genre, style, and reception, as well as interpretive essays on key poems and groups of poems
- Grounds Catullus in the socio-historical world around him
- Chapters challenge received wisdom, present original readings, and suggest new interpretations of biographical evidence