Allegories of Farming from Greece and Rome : Philosophical Satire in Xenophon, Varro, and Virgil
By: Kronenberg, Leah.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2009Description: 1 online resource (237 p.).ISBN: 9780511727146.Subject(s): Agriculture in literature | Agriculture, Ancient --Greece | Agriculture, Ancient --Rome | Satire, Greek --History and criticism | Satire, Latin --History and criticism | Varro, Marcus Terentius. --Rerum rusticarum libri tres | Virgil. --Georgica | Xenophon. --OeconomicusGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Allegories of Farming from Greece and Rome : Philosophical Satire in Xenophon, Varro, and VirgilDDC classification: 881/.01 LOC classification: PA3015.A37K76 2009Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations and editions; Introduction; Menippean satire, ancient and modern; Irony in xenophon, varro, and virgil; Allegory in xenophon, varro, and virgil; Morality and ethics; Genre and influence; Part I: Xenophon's Oeconomicus; Chapter 1 Socrates and Critobulus (Oec. 1-6); Chapter 2 A philosopher and a gentleman (Oec. 7-21); Part II: Varro's De Re Rustica; Chapter 3 The art of farming; Chapter 4 The morality of farming; Chapter 5 The politics of farming; Part III: Virgil's Georgics
Chapter 6 Virgil's satire on farmingChapter 7 Farmers and poets; Epilogue; Bibliography; Index of passages cited; General index
Shows that, instead of just being works on farming, these texts in fact belong to a tradition of philosophical satire.
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