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The Cambridge companion to Virgil

Author: Charles Martindale; Cambridge University Press.
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1997.
Series: Cambridge companions to literature and classics.; Cambridge collections online.; Cambridge companions complete collection.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Virgil became a school author in his own lifetime and the centre of the Western canon for the next 1800 years, exerting a major influence on European literature, art, and politics. This Companion is designed as an indispensable guide for anyone seeking a fuller understanding of an author critical to so many disciplines. It consists of essays by seventeen scholars from Britain, the USA, Ireland and Italy which offer  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cambridge companion to Virgil.
Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1997
(DLC) 96052447
(OCoLC)36104026
Named Person: Virgil; Aeneas, (Legendary character); Virgil.; Aeneas, (Legendary character)
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Martindale; Cambridge University Press.
ISBN: 0521498856 9780521498852 1139000071 9781139000079
OCLC Number: 145906033
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 370 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction : "the classic of all Europe" / Charles Martindale --
Virgil in English translation / Colin Burrow --
Modern receptions and their interpretative implications / Duncan F. Kennedy --
Aspects of Virgil's reception in antiquity / R.J. Tarrant --
The Virgil commentary of Servius / Don Fowler --
Virgils, from Dante to Milton / Colin Burrow --
Virgil in art / M.J.H. Liversidge --
Green politics : the Eclogues / Charles Martindale --
Virgilian didaxis : value and meaning in the Georgics / William Batstone --
Virgilian epic / Duncan F. Kennedy --
Closure : the Book of Virgil / Elena Theodorakopoulos --
Poetry and power : Virgil's poetry in contemporary context / R.J. Tarrant --
Rome and its traditions / James E.G. Zetzel --
Virgil and the cosmos : religious and philosophical ideas / Susanna Morton Braund --
The Virgilian intertext / Joseph Farrell --
Virgil's style / James J. O'Hara --
Virgilian narrative : story-telling / Don Fowler --
Virgilian narrative : ecphrasis / Alessandro Barchiesi --
Approaching characterisation in Virgil / Andrew Laird --
Sons and lovers : sexuality and gender in Virgil's poetry / Ellen Oliensis --
Virgil and tragedy / Philip Hardie --
Envoi : the death of Virgil / Fiona Cox.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to literature and classics.; Cambridge collections online.; Cambridge companions complete collection.
Other Titles: Virgil
Responsibility: edited by Charles Martindale, professor of Latin, University of Bristol.

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This Companion is an indispensable guide for anyone seeking a fuller understanding of Virgil. It is divided into four main sections, focussing on reception, genre, context, and form, and not only  Read more...

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