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The Cambridge companion to Virgil

Author: Charles Martindale
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1997.
Series: Cambridge companions to literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume offers seventeen essays on Virgil from an internationally distinguished team of scholars.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Virgil; Aeneas, (Legendary character); Virgil.; Virgile; Aeneas, (Legendary character); Virgil.; Énée, (mythologie grecque); Virgile; Publius Vergilius Maro
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Martindale
ISBN: 0521495393 9780521495394 0521498856 9780521498852
OCLC Number: 36104026
Description: xvii, 370 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : "the classic of all Europe" / Charles Martindale --
Virgil in English translation / Colin Burrow --
Modern receptions and their interpretative implications / Duncan F. Kennedy --
Aspects of Virgil's reception in antiquity / R.J. Tarrant --
The Virgil commentary of Servius / Don Fowler --
Virgils, from Dante to Milton / Colin Burrow --
Virgil in art / M.J.H. Liversidge --
Green politics : the Eclogues / Charles Martindale --
Virgilian didaxis : value and meaning in the Georgics / William Batstone --
Virgilian epic / Duncan F. Kennedy --
Closure : the Book of Virgil / Elena Theodorakopoulos --
Poetry and power : Virgil's poetry in contemporary context / R.J. Tarrant --
Rome and its traditions / James E.G. Zetzel --
Virgil and the cosmos : religious and philosophical ideas / Susanna Morton Braund --
The Virgilian intertext / Joseph Farrell --
Virgil's style / James J. O'Hara --
Virgilian narrative : story-telling / Don Fowler --
Virgilian narrative : ecphrasis / Alessandro Barchiesi --
Approaching characterisation in Virgil / Andrew Laird --
Sons and lovers : sexuality and gender in Virgil's poetry / Ellen Oliensis --
Virgil and tragedy / Philip Hardie --
Envoi : the death of Virgil / Fiona Cox.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to literature.
Other Titles: Virgil
Responsibility: edited by Charles Martindale.
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