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The primacy of vision in Virgil's Aeneid

Author: Riggs Alden Smith
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"The essays in this book, derived from papers presented at the First International Symposium on Philodemus, Vergil, and the Augustans, held in 2000, offer a new baseline for understanding the effect of Philodemus and Epicureanism on both the thought and the poetic practices of Vergil, Horace, and other Augustan writers."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Smith, Alden.
Primacy of vision in Virgil's Aeneid.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2005
(OCoLC)607666976
Online version:
Smith, Alden.
Primacy of vision in Virgil's Aeneid.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2005
(OCoLC)608710705
Named Person: Virgil.; Aeneas, (Legendary character); Aeneas, (Legendary character); Virgil.; Aeneas, (Legendary character); Publius Vergilius Maro
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Riggs Alden Smith
ISBN: 029270657X 9780292706576
OCLC Number: 57170022
Description: xvi, 253 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Prophaenomena ad Vergilium --
Ruse and revelation : visions of the divine and the telos of narrative --
Vision past and future --
Hic amor : love, vision, and destiny --
Vision's victory and the telos of narrative --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Riggs Alden Smith.
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Argues that the Aeneid fundamentally participates in the Augustan shift from rhetoric to imagery because it gives primacy to vision over speech as the principal means of gathering and conveying  Read more...

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"In sum, this book makes an important contribution to the analysis of the Aeneid... It deserves the close attention and lively interest of all scholars of the Aeneid." Bryn Mawr Classical Review

 
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