RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 40423479 LA English T1 The eclogues of Virgil : a translation A1 Virgil,, Virgil., Virgil., Ferry, David,, PB Farrar, Straus, and Giroux PP New York YR 1999 SN 0374146349 9780374146344 AB "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.