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Virgil (Philip Hardie) Paperback Book, (Cambridge University Press, 2006) 9780199223428
Virgil (Philip Hardie) Paperback Book, (Cambridge University Press, 2006) 9780199223428
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Title: Virgil

Author: Hardie, Philip

Publisher: Cambridge University Press; Publication Date: 2006

Paperback; ISBN: 9780199223428

Volumes: 1; Pages: 132

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In this volume Philip Hardie 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 style, 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 matters and how the study of this author is always open to new ideas and fresh insights. No knowledge of Latin is presumed.Contents1. Introduction2. The Eclogues3. The Georgics4. The Aeneid5. Style, language, metreBibliographical noteSelect bibliographyAbout the authorIndexIndex of chief passages discussed
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