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Virgil and his meaning to the world of to-day.

Author: J W Mackail
Publisher: New York, Cooper Square Publishers, 1963.
Series: Our debt to Greece and Rome.
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Mackail, J.W. (John William), 1859-1945.
Virgil and his meaning to the world of to-day.
New York, Cooper Square Publishers, 1963
(OCoLC)568132234
Named Person: Virgil; Virgile.; Publius Vergilius Maro; Virgil.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J W Mackail
OCLC Number: 405281
Description: x, 159 pages 19 cm.
Contents: The Divine poet: the interpreter of life for all time --
Virgil's world: its meaning and its likeness to our own world --
Virgil's predecessors: or, a study in the evolution of poetry --
Life of Virgil: as the background of his work and as an example of poets --
The Eclogues and the new humanism: their influence on European poetry; the Vergiliana --
The Georgics: life at peace; their influence and their importance to-day --
Concentration on the epic --
The Structure of the Aeneid, as a masterpiece of design and execution --
The Human element, permanent and vital --
The Italo-Roman ideal, created by Virgil and continuing to our own day, as the hope of the world --
Virgil in the medieval and modern world --
Style and diction: the Virgilian hexameter --
Notes --
Bibliography.
Series Title: Our debt to Greece and Rome.

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