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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Mackail, J.W. (John William), 1859-1945.
Virgil and his meaning to the world of to-day.
New York, Cooper Square Publishers, 1963
|Named Person:||Virgil; Virgile.; Publius Vergilius Maro; Virgil.|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
J W Mackail
|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 --
|Series Title:||Our debt to Greece and Rome.|
- Virgil -- Appreciation.
- Latin poetry -- Appreciation.
- Civilization, Modern -- Roman influences.
- Rome -- In literature.
- Vergilius Maro, Publius.
- Civilization, Modern -- Roman influences
- Latin poetry -- Appreciation
- Rome -- In literature
- Virgil -- Appreciation
- Art appreciation.
- Rome (Empire)