The Eclogues of Virgil

Product Number: EB00624109
Released: Oct 20, 2015
Business Term: 52 Circ / 730 Day
ISBN: #9781466894914
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ONIX Description Virgil's great lyrics, rendered by the acclaimed translator of Gilgamesh The Eclogues of Virgil gave definitive form to the pastoral mode, and these magically beautiful poems, which were influential in so much subsequent literature, perhaps best exemplify what pastoral can do. "Song replying to song replying to song," touchingly comic, poignantly sad, sublimely joyful, the various music that these shepherds make echoes in scenes of repose and harmony, and of hardship and trouble in work and love. The Eclogues of Virgil includes concise, informative notes and an introduction that describes the fundamental role of this deeply original book in the pastoral tradition.

Author(s): Virgil
Genre: Poetry, Classics
Original Publish Date: Oct 20, 2015

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