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The Eclogues

Author: Virgil; Charles Stuart Calverley; Moses Hadas; Marcel Vertès; Heritage Press (New York, N.Y.),
Publisher: New York : Heritage Press, ©1960.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Eclogues of Virgil gave definitive form to the pastoral mode, and these magically beautiful poems, which were influential in so much subsequent literature, perhaps best exemplify what pastoral can do. "Song replying to song replying to song," touchingly comic, poignantly sad, sublimely joyful, the various music that these shepherds make echoes in scenes of repose and harmony, and of hardship and trouble in work  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Translations
Translations into English
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Virgil; Charles Stuart Calverley; Moses Hadas; Marcel Vertès; Heritage Press (New York, N.Y.),
OCLC Number: 1717340
Notes: Translation of Bucolica.
Issued in slipcase.
Description: xxvii, 96 pages : color illustrations ; 32 cm.
Contents: Eclogue 1: Tityrus --
Eclogue 2: Alexis --
Eclogue 3: Palaemon --
Eclogue 4: Pollio --
Eclogue 5: Daphnis --
Eclogue 6: Silenus --
Eclogue 7: Meliboeus --
Eclogue 8: The Soceress --
Eclogue 9: Moeris --
Eclogue 10: Gallus
Other Titles: Bucolica.
Responsibility: Publius Virgilius Maro ; translated into English verse by C.S. Calverley ; with an introduction by Moses Hadas, and drawings by Vertès.

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The Eclogues of Virgil gave definitive form to the pastoral mode, and these magically beautiful poems, which were influential in so much subsequent literature, perhaps best exemplify what pastoral can do. "Song replying to song replying to song," touchingly comic, poignantly sad, sublimely joyful, the various music that these shepherds make echoes in scenes of repose and harmony, and of hardship and trouble in work and love. - Amazon

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