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Virgil on the nature of things : the Georgics, Lucretius, and the didactic tradition

Author: Monica Gale
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
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This book explores the relationship between the Georgics and earlier works in the didactic tradition. It is the first comprehensive study of Virgil's use of Lucretian themes, imagery, ideas and language; it also proposes a new reading of the poem as a whole.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Gale, Monica (Monica R.).
Virgil on the nature of things.
Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2000
(DLC) 99462247
(OCoLC)43334297
Named Person: Virgil.; Titus Lucretius Carus; Titus Lucretius Carus; Virgil; Virgil; Virgil; Virgile.; Lucrèce.; Lucrèce; Virgile; Virgile; Titus Lucretius Carus; Virgil.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Monica Gale
ISBN: 0511017324 9780511017322 0511030711 9780511030710 9780511482182 0511482183 0511327463 9780511327469 9780511045967 0511045964 0511152345 9780511152344 1280429739 9781280429736
OCLC Number: 56416029
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 321 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; PREFACE; ABBREVIATIONS; 1 Introduction: influence, allusion, intertextuality; 2 Beginnings and endings; 3 The gods, the farmer and the natural world; 4 Virgil s metamorphoses: mythological allusions; 5 Labor improbus; 6 The wonders of the natural world; 7 The cosmic battlefield: warfare and military imagery; 8 Epilogue: the philosopher and the farmer; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX OF PASSAGES CITED; GENERAL INDEX.
Responsibility: Monica R. Gale.

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