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Virgil Made English.

By: Caldwell, Tanya M.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008Description: 1 online resource (263 p.).ISBN: 9780230617155.Subject(s): Classicism - England - History - 17th century | Classicism - Great Britain | Classicism --England --History --17th century | Classicism --Great Britain | Comparative literature - Classical and English | Comparative literature - English and classical | Comparative literature --Classical and English | Comparative literature --English and classical | English literature - Classical influences | English literature --Classical influences | Literature, Comparative - Classical and English | Literature, Comparative - English and classical | Virgil - Appreciation - England | Virgil - Influence | Virgil --Appreciation --England | Virgil --InfluenceGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Virgil Made EnglishDDC classification: 873.01 | 873/.01 LOC classification: PA6825.C348 2008Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Virgil in the 1650s and 1660s: Dismantling Augustanism; 2 Virgil in the 1670s and 1680s: The Emperor's New Clothes; 3 Virgil, 1688-1700: A Watershed of English Literature; 4 Virgil, 1700-1760: Redefining Neoclassicism; 5 The Legacy: Tradition Metamorphosed; Notes; Works Consulted; Index
Summary: This study traces the steady decline of classical authority in English literature from the mid-seventeenth century and the role of translation in shifting the emphasis away the classical learning. The author focuses on Virgil, once the most revered of poets but also explores the fate of some of his fellow Ancients.
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Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Virgil in the 1650s and 1660s: Dismantling Augustanism; 2 Virgil in the 1670s and 1680s: The Emperor's New Clothes; 3 Virgil, 1688-1700: A Watershed of English Literature; 4 Virgil, 1700-1760: Redefining Neoclassicism; 5 The Legacy: Tradition Metamorphosed; Notes; Works Consulted; Index

This study traces the steady decline of classical authority in English literature from the mid-seventeenth century and the role of translation in shifting the emphasis away the classical learning. The author focuses on Virgil, once the most revered of poets but also explores the fate of some of his fellow Ancients.

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TANYA M CALDWELL is Associate Professor of English, Georgia State University, USA.

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