Virgil on the Nature of Things : The Georgics, Lucretius and the Didactic TraditionMaterial type: TextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2000Description: 1 online resource (337 p.)ISBN: 9780511045967Subject(s): Allusions in literature | Allusions | Didactic poetry, Latin | Intertextuality | Philosophy, Ancient, in literature | VirgilGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Virgil on the Nature of Things : The Georgics, Lucretius and the Didactic TraditionDDC classification: 871.01 | 871/.01 LOC classification: PA6804.G4 G35 2000ebOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; PREFACE; ABBREVIATIONS; 1 Introduction: influence, allusion, intertextuality; 2 Beginnings and endings; 3 The gods, the farmer and the natural world; 4 Virgil s metamorphoses: mythological allusions; 5 Labor improbus; 6 The wonders of the natural world; 7 The cosmic battlefield: warfare and military imagery; 8 Epilogue: the philosopher and the farmer; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX OF PASSAGES CITED; GENERAL INDEX
This book explores the relationship between the Georgics and earlier works in the didactic tradition.
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