Studi Classici e Orientali (SCO), Studi Classici e Orientali LXV - Tomo 2 - Anno 2019

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A ‘garland’ of epitaphs from the American Midwest

Arianna Gullo

Abstract


A ‘garland’ of epitaphs from the American Midwest 

My chapter focuses on the relationship between the Spoon River Anthologyby Edgar Lee Masters and its ancient Greek models, namely the epitaphs from Book 7 of the Greek Anthology. My aim is to show,by close reading analysis and in a few cases, the clear dependance of Mastersʼs poems on precise epigrams from Book 7.


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Studi Classici e Orientali - Dipartimenti di Filologia, letteratura e linguistica e di Civiltà e forme del sapere dell'Università di Pisa - ISSN: 0081-6124