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Virgil (R Alden Smith) Hardcover Book, (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010) 9781405159494
Virgil (R Alden Smith) Hardcover Book, (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010) 9781405159494
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Title: Virgil

Author: Smith, R Alden

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; Publication Date: 2010

Hardcover; ISBN: 9781405159494

Volumes: 1; Pages: 224

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Virgil offers undergraduates, graduate students and general readers a comprehensive and carefully balanced introduction to the works and literary reception of Virgil.* Offers a fresh, comprehensive introduction to Virgil in translation* Explores the historical context in which Virgil wrote and lived* Discusses the manuscript tradition of Virgil* Traces the poet's literary influence on later authors and his impact on the arts* Includes suggestions for further readings ContentsList of Figures.Preface.Note on Abbreviations.1. Generalizing about Virgil: Dialogue, Wisdom, Mission.2. Publius Vergilius Maro: A Preamble.3. Eclogue Dialogues.4. The Georgics: A Repast of Wisdom.5. The Aeneid: Mission and Telos.6. Virgilian Manuscripts: Codex to Critical Edition.7. The Virgilian Legacy.8. Further Reading.Index
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