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Defining Genre and Gender in Latin Literature

Essays Presented to William S. Anderson on His Seventy-Fifth Birthday


William W. Batstone and Garth Tissol

Contents: William W. Batstone: Plautine Farce and Plautine Freedom: An Essay on the Value of Metatheatre – Alan Zeitlin: Plutarch’s Moralia 712C, Menander’s Love Plots, and Terence’s Eunuchus – Richard Freis: Amor and Pietas: The Catullan Revolution and the Horatian Counter-Revolution – Anthony Corbeill: The Topography of Fides in Propertius 1.16 – Garth Tissol: Maimed Books and Maimed Authors: Tristia 1.7 and the Fate of the Metamorphoses – Bracht Branham: The Poetics of Genre: Bakhtin, Menippus, Petronius – W. Ralph Johnson: Small Wonders: The Poetics of Martial, Book Fourteen – Carole Newlands: Animal Claquers: Statius Silv. 2.4. and 2.5 – Gregson Davis: From Lyric to Elegy: The Inscription of the Elegiac Subject in Heroides 15 (Sappho to Phaon) – Elizabeth Sutherland: Literary Women in Horace’s Odes 2.11 and 2.12 – Ellen Greene: Gender and Genre in Propertius 2.8 and 2.9 – Leslie Cahoon: Haunted Husbands: Orpheus’s Song (Ovid, Metamorphoses 10-11) in Light of Ted Hughes’s Birthday Letters – Sharon James: A Courtesan’s Choreography: Female Liberty and Male Anxiety at the Roman Dinner Party – Jo-Ann Shelton: Putting Women in Their Place: Gender, Species, and Hierarchy in Apuleius’ Metamorphoses.