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Author Jackson, Anna, 1967-

Title Catullus for children / Anna Jackson
Published Auckland, New Zealand : Auckland University Press, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (55 pages)
Series Australasian literature: Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands (text)
Summary The verse of Latin poet Catullus is reinterpreted for the modern world in this collection of poetry that incorporates classical ideas through domestic and maternal themes. With wit, originality, and tenderness, famous poetry from Catullus is adapted to the playground, the home, and the family to capture the fear, anxiety, and delight of childhood. Admirers of poetry, children's sensibilities, and Russian literature, which is often referenced in homage, will enjoy this insightful collection
Notes Title from resource description page (viewed August 18, 2014)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 55)
Notes This edition in English
Subject Catullus, Gaius Valerius -- Adaptations.
Genre/Form Poetry.
Form Electronic book