Virgil as Orpheus

Virgil as Orpheus

A Study of the Georgics

eBook - 1996
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Univ of New York Press
Presents a popular introduction to Virgil's Georgics for the general reader.

Book News
Lee (classics, U. of Toronto) applies a Jungian approach to the Latin poem of the earth and draws on new commentaries in English and German Virgilians of the past. He outlines the literary and historical background of the poem, discusses the sound of Virgil's hexameters, treats each of the four georgics in detail, and focuses on the concluding myth of Orpheus. No subject index. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, c1996
ISBN: 9780585059211
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiv, 171 p.)


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