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A companion to the study of Virgil

Author: Nicholas Horsfall
Publisher: New York : E.J. Brill, 1995.
Series: Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava., Supplementum ;, 151.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A Companion to the Study of Virgil is not yet another introduction to Virgil's poetry, nor is it the thinking man's version of the bibliographies in ANRW. The editor and three outside contributors offer a guide both to the key problems and to the most intelligent discussions. They do not offer 'solutions' to all the difficulties, but are not frightened to admit that this we do not know, that that is a mess, and that
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Outlines and syllabi
Outlines, syllabi, etc
Named Person: Virgil; Virgil.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Horsfall
ISBN: 9004095594 9789004095595
OCLC Number: 123241046
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiv, 326 pages ; 26 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. Virgil: his life and times / N.M. Horsfall --
Ch. 2. Bucolics / A. Perutelli --
Ch. 3. Georgics / N.M. Horsfall --
Ch. 4. Aeneid / N.M. Horsfall --
Ch. 5. Style, language and metre / N.M. Horsfall --
Ch. 6. Virgil's impact at Rome: The non-literary evidence / N.M. Horsfall --
Ch. 7. Virgil: The literary impact / W.R. Barnes --
Ch. 8. The transmission of Virgil's works in Antiquity and the Middle Ages / M. Geymonat --
Appendix / W.V. Clausen.
Series Title: Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava., Supplementum ;, 151.
Responsibility: edited by Nicholas Horsfall.

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This guide to the key problems and important discussions in the study of Virgil's work is intended to be of use to graduate students and university teachers. It contains chapters that examine topics  Read more...

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'...qu'on se trouve devant un ouvrage de tres grande qualite, indispensable a tous ceux, nombreux, que Virgile continue aujourd'hui d'interesser.'Jacques Poucet, l'Antiquite Classique, 1997.'This is Read more...

 
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