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Review: The Poems of Catullus: A Bilingual Edition

User Review  - Chris - Goodreads

Peter Green's exuberantly bitchy translation of the complete poems of the Roman poet Catallus never fails to amuse, amaze, and indeed shock, which was certainly the poet's original intent. With far ... Read full review

Review: The Complete Poems

User Review  - Martin Michalek - Goodreads

Last summer (2012) I began learning Latin with Catullus, which is both a good idea and a bad idea. It's a bad idea only in the sense that many of the poems were approached with a dictionary rather ... Read full review

Review: The Complete Poems

User Review  - Lauren Rush - Goodreads

The best word to describe Catullus' poetry, I think, is sassy. He has so many passive aggressive poems about so and so stealing his napkins and so and so hiding the fact that he is dating an ugly ... Read full review

Review: The Complete Poems

User Review  - Rachel - Goodreads

A surprising favourite from my reading this term. Catullus is not a poet who is filled with airs and graces but rather a young man who speaks from his mind and heart. This leads to both beautiful and succinct poems on the one hand and bawdy obscenity on the other. It was a lot of fun to read. Read full review

Review: The Poems of Catullus: A Bilingual Edition

User Review  - Wendell - Goodreads

Catullus is a great Latin poet whose verse is astonishingly contemporary in the treatment of his themes of love and betrayal. Most of his poems are brief, less than 20 lines, and about a third of ... Read full review

Review: The Complete Poems

User Review  - Robyn Blaber - Goodreads

It's been a long time since I've sat down to a book of poetry, but lately a few writers have inspired me, from Chaucer to Eco, to take a closer look at the likes of Catullus. It's evident in the first ... Read full review

Review: The Complete Poems

User Review  - Amanda Runnels - Goodreads

My favorite roman poet. Ah, to be a catholic school girl reading the dirty poems again.... Read full review

Review: The Complete Poems

User Review  - Jane - Goodreads

favorite roman poet besides virgil Read full review

Review: The Complete Poems

User Review  - CE - Goodreads

Rockin' fun. Read full review

Review: The Complete Poems

User Review  - Cassandra Kay Silva - Goodreads

What a sensual, torrid, and beautifully composed set of work is this? I am speechless. Catullus your words are like silk. Your stories and musings on human behavior are debauchery at its best. And Ha ... Read full review


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