By Henry Stead
eighteenth-century curriculum as an enthralling yet debauched minor love poet, Catullus was once came upon as an enormous poetic voice within the past due Georgian period by means of reformist emulators-especially within the so-called Cockney School-and received frequent recognize. during this quantity, Henry Stead pioneers a brand new means of
understanding the most important position Catullus performed in shaping Romanticism via studying significant literary engagements with Catullus, from John Nott of Bristol's pioneering book-length bilingual version (1795), to George Lamb's polished verse translation (1821). He identifies the impression of Catullus' poetry within the paintings of various Romantic-era literary and political figures, together with Byron, Keats, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Hunt, Canning, Brougham, and Gifford, demonstrating the measure of its cultural
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A Cockney Catullus: The Reception of Catullus in Romantic Britain, 1795-1821 (Classical Presences) by Henry Stead