Publisher description for Reading Sulpicia : commentaries, 1475-1990 / Mathilde Skoie.


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Focusing on the representation of the Augustan poet Sulpicia in commentaries, this book investigates the interpretative strategies involved in the reading of an ancient text. Mathilde Skoie discusses a selection of commentaries from the Renaissance to the present day, combining the history of classical scholarhip, philology, feminist literary theory, and reception theory.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Sulpicia, -- 1st cent. B.C. -- Criticism and interpretation.
Elegiac poetry, Latin -- History and criticism.
Love poetry, Latin -- History and criticism.
Women and literature -- Rome.