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The eclogues of Virgil : a translation

Author: Virgil.; David Ferry
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"The Eclogues of Virgil gave definitive form to the pastoral mode, and these magically beautiful poems, so influential in so much subsequent literature, perhaps best exemplify what pastoral can do."--BOOK JACKET. "These songs made a world; it is a world all the more beautiful for being vulnerab1e to the intrusions of power and of natural calamity and loss."--BOOK JACKET.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Virgil.; David Ferry
ISBN: 0374146349 9780374146344
OCLC Number: 40423479
Description: xv, 101 p. ; 25 cm.
Other Titles: Bucolica.
Responsibility: by David Ferry.

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"The Eclogues of Virgil gave definitive form to the pastoral mode, and these magically beautiful poems, so influential in so much subsequent literature, perhaps best exemplify what pastoral can do."--BOOK JACKET. "These songs made a world; it is a world all the more beautiful for being vulnerab1e to the intrusions of power and of natural calamity and loss."--BOOK JACKET.

"A bilingual edition, The Eclogues of Virgil: A Translation includes concise, informative notes and an introduction that describes the fundamental role of this deeply original book in the great pastoral tradition."--BOOK JACKET.

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