Journals Higher Education

Gendering Time in Augustan Love Elegy

Hunter H. Gardner

Oxford Studies in Classical Literature and Gender Theory

  • Investigates the Augustan context of Latin love elegy and aids students in understanding the definitive characteristics of the genre
  • Reveals points of continuity and thematic overlap in the works of Propertius, Ovid, and Tibullus
  • Uses a theoretical approach that builds on French feminism and psychoanalysis, especially the theories of Julia Kristeva