Roman propertius and the reinvention of elegy jeri blair debrohun roman propertius and the reinvention of elegy ann arbor university of michigan press 2003 263 pages illustrations 24 cm isbn 0472112767 5500 propertian scholars have used much ink over the years in their attempts to decipher the difficulties of book 4. This book offers a striking new interpretation of propertius notoriously difficult and complex final poetic collection through a theoretically informed close reading of the poems the author illuminates how propertius in book 4 simultaneously reinvents and revitalizes his elegy by expanding both its poetic possibilities and its ideological horizons. Roman propertius and the reinvention of elegy jeri blair debrohun p cm includes bibliographical references and index isbn 0 472 11276 7 cloth alk paper 1 propertius sextus elegiae 2 elegiac poetry latin history and criticism 3 rome in literature i title pa6646 d43 2002 874 01 dc21 2002035028. 1997 with its title debs new book grants to propertius 4 pride of place in elegys transition from a private enterprise to a voice appropriate to public themes roman propertius and the reinvention of elegy my emphasis deb argues that the etiological program of the fourth book creates something new by engaging with the. Roman propertius and the reinvention of elegy presents an arresting new interpretation of the intricate and complex poetry of propertius final collection jeri blair debrohun illuminates the manner in which the poet reinvents and revitalizes his elegy in book 4 by broadening its lyrical promise and ideological horizons
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