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Virgilian identities in the French Renaissance

Author: Phillip John Usher; Isabelle Fernbach
Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK ; Rochester, NY : D.S. Brewer, 2012.
Series: Gallica (Woodbridge (Suffolk, England)), v. 27.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Virgil's works, principally the Bucolics, the Georgics, and above all the Aeneid, were frequently read, translated and rewritten by authors of the French Renaissance. The contributors to this volume show how readers and writers entered into a dialogue with the texts, using them to grapple with such difficult questions as authorial, political and communitarian identities. It is demonstrated how Virgil's works are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Virgil; Virgil; Virgil; Virgil.; Publius Vergilius Maro
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Phillip John Usher; Isabelle Fernbach
ISBN: 9781843843177 184384317X
OCLC Number: 758391371
Description: xiii, 260 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Pastoral and Georgic modes --
The epic mode.
Series Title: Gallica (Woodbridge (Suffolk, England)), v. 27.
Responsibility: edited by Phillip John Usher and Isabelle Fernbach.

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New interpretations of the ways in which early modern French literature was influenced by, and responded to, the works of Virgil.  Read more...

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Taken together, the essays of this volume profoundly illuminate the important place Virgil occupied in the literary landscape of sixteenth-century France. . . . Since the papers presented in this Read more...

 
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