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The Cambridge Companion to Virgil

€ 44.79

This ground-breaking volume is an indispensable reference book to accompany the study of Virgil. It is a multi-authored guide aimed at students and anyone with an interest in great literature and the classical heritage. Chapters contain essential information while also offering fresh and original insights into the poems and their author. Emphasis i


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
List of illustrations
x(3)
List of contributors xiii(4)
Preface xvii
1 Introduction: `The classic of all Europe`
1(18)
CHARLES MARTINDALE
Part 1: Translation and reception 19(86)
2 Virgil in English translation
21(17)
COLIN BURROW
3 Modern receptions and their interpretative implications
38(18)
DUNCAN F. KENNEDY
4 Aspects of Virgil`s reception in antiquity
56(17)
R. J. TARRANT
5 The Virgil commentary of Servius
73(6)
DON FOWLER
6 Virgils, from Dante to Milton
79(12)
COLIN BURROW
7 Virgil in art
91(14)
M. J. H. LIVERSIDGE
Part 2: Genre and poetic career 105(62)
8 Green politics: the Eclogues
107(18)
CHARLES MARTINDALE
9 Virgilian didaxis: value and meaning in the Georgics
125(20)
WILLIAM BATSTONE
10 Virgilian epic
145(10)
DUNCAN F. KENNEDY
11 Closure: the Book of Virgil
155(12)
ELENA THEODORAKOPOULOS
Part 3: Contexts of production 167(72)
12 Poetry and power: Virgil`s poetry in contemporary context
169(19)
R. J. TARRANT
13 Rome and its traditions
188(16)
JAMES E. G. ZETZEL
14 Virgil and the cosmos: religious and philosophical ideas
204(18)
SUSANNA MORTON BRAUND
15 The Virgilian intertext
222(17)
JOSEPH FARRELL
Part 4: Contents and forms 239(98)
16 Virgil`s style
241(18)
JAMES J. O`HARA
17 Virgilian narrative
259(23)
(a) Story-telling
259(12)
DON FOWLER
(b) Ecphrasis
271(11)
ALESSANDRO BARCHIESI
18 Approaching characterisation in Virgil
282(12)
ANDREW LAIRD
19 Sons and lovers: sexuality and gender in Virgil`s poetry
294(18)
ELLEN OLIENSIS
20 Virgil and tragedy
312(15)
PHILIP HARDIE
21 Envoi: the death of Virgil
327(10)
FIONA COX
Dateline 337(3)
Genevieve Liveley
List of works cited 340(19)
Index 359
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Paperback / softback
388 pagina's
Januari 1997
680 gram
235 x 159 x 25 mm
Cambridge Univ Pr us

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