Category : Fiction
Editor : Wordsworth Editions
ISBN : 1853267775
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Language : en
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Recounts the adventures of the Trojan prince Aeneas, who helped found Rome, after the fall of Troy.

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ISBN : 9798580983592
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Language : en
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These books are intended to make Virgil's Latin accessible even to those with a fairly rudimentary knowledge of the language. There is a departure here from the format of the electronic books, with short sections generally being presented on single, or double, pages and endnotes entirely avoided. A limited number of additional footnotes is included, but only what is felt necessary for a basic understanding of the story and the grammar. Some more detailed footnotes have been taken from Conington's edition of the Aeneid.

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Editor : Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN : 0807844993
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Language : en
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In this collection of twelve of his essays, distinguished Virgil scholar Michael Putnam examines the Aeneid from several different interpretive angles. He identifies the themes that permeate the epic, provides detailed interpretations of its indivi

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Editor : Cambridge University Press
ISBN : 0521539803
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Language : en
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The Aeneid is a landmark of literary narrative and poetic sensibility. This 2004 guide gives a full account of the historical setting and significance of Virgil's epic, and discusses the poet's use of Homer's Iliad and Odyssey, as well as the most celebrated episodes in the poem, including the tragedy of Dido and Aeneas' visit to the underworld. The volume examines Virgil's psychological and philosophical insights, and explains the poem's status as the central classic of European culture. The final chapter considers the Aeneid's influence on later writers including Dante and the Romantics. The guide to further reading has been updated and will prove to be an invaluable resource to students coming to The Aeneid for the first time.

Category : Aeneas (Legendary character) in literature
Editor : Taylor & Francis
ISBN : 0415152496
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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Category : Literary Criticism
Editor : BRILL
ISBN : 9004060367
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Language : en
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Category : Fiction
Editor : Simon and Schuster
ISBN : 9781416599616
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Language : en
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ENDURING LITERATURE ILLUMINATED BY PRACTICAL SCHOLARSHIP Virgil's sweeping epic of Trojan warrior Aeneas and the founding of Rome -- a stirring tale of exile, heroism, and combat, and of a man caught between love, duty, and fate. THIS ENRICHED CLASSIC THIS ENRICHED CLASSIC EDITION INCLUDES: A concise introduction that gives the reader important background information A chronology of the author's life and work A timeline of significant events that provides the book's historical context An outline of key themes and plot points to guide the reader's own interpretations Detailed explanatory notes Critical analysis and modern perspectives on the work Discussion questions to promote lively classroom and book group interaction A list of recommended related books and films to broaden the reader's experience Enriched Classics offer readers affordable editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and insightful commentary. The scholarship provided in Enriched Classics enables readers to appreciate, understand, and enjoy the world's finest books to their full potential.

Category : Aeneas (Legendary character) in literature
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ISBN : PRNC:32101007582560
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Language : en
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Category : Literary Collections
Editor : University of Oklahoma Press
ISBN : 080613139X
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Language : en
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Vergil's Aeneid has been considered a classic, if not the classic, of Western literature for two thousand years. In recent decades this famous poem has become the subject of fresh and searching controversy. What is the poem's fundamental meaning? Does it endorse or undermine values of empire and patriarchy? Is its world view comic or tragic? Many studies of the poem have focused primarily on selected books. The approach here is comprehensive. An introduction by editor Christine Perkell discusses the poem's historical background, its reception from antiquity to the present, and its most important themes. The book-by-book readings that follow both explicate the text and offer a variety of interpretations. Concluding topic chapters focus on the Aeneid as foundation story, the influence of Apollonius' Argonautica, the poem's female figures, and English translations of the Aeneid. Written in an accessible style and providing translations of all Latin passages, this volume will be of particular value to teachers and students of humanities courses as well as to specialists.

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ISBN : HARVARD:32044102771896
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Language : en
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