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Virgil

Author: Philip R Hardie
Publisher: Oxford : Published for the Classical Association [by] Oxford University Press, 1998.
Series: Greece & Rome., New surveys in the classics ;, no. 28.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this volume ... provides an introduction to Virgil's three major works, a survey of changing critical approaches to the poems during the twentieth century, and a bibliographical guide for further study. A final section on tyle, language and metre offers a case-study in a close reading of a section of the Aeneid. The book communicates a sense of why reading Virgil mattes and how the study of this author is always  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Virgil; Aeneas, (Legendary character); Virgil.; Aeneas, (Legendary character); 0070?-0019 av J -C Virgile; 0070?-0019 av J -C Virgile; 0070?-0019 av J -C Virgile; Virgile; Virgil
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip R Hardie
ISBN: 0199223424 9780199223428
OCLC Number: 39119372
Credits: Published for the Classical Association.
Description: vi, 125 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. The Eclogues; 3. The Georgies; 4. The Aeneid; 5. Style, Language, Metre; Bibliographical Note; Select Bibliography; About the Author; Index; Index of Chief Passages Discussed.
Series Title: Greece & Rome., New surveys in the classics ;, no. 28.
Responsibility: by Philip Hardie.
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'Successfully communicates a sense of why reading Virgil matters and how the study of this author is always open to new ideas and fresh insights.' Journal of Roman Studies

 
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