Poetry Books by Virgil

Virgil Books, Virgil poetry book Virgil: Aeneid II Authors: Virgil,
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Published Date: 2014-09-05
Categories: Foreign Language Study
In Book II of the "Aeneid", Aeneas relates to Dido his own account of Troy's destruction and his escape, including the episode of the Wooden Horse. It is some of the best Latin poetry ever written, and thus makes an ideal introduction to the "Aeneid". This completely new edition aims to provide students with help in translation, encourage them to consider the sound of the poetry, and appreciate the emotional impact of the story as Virgil portrays it. The text also includes a general introduction, a select bibliography, notes and a full vocabulary; appendices deal with meter and scansion.

Virgil Books, Virgil poetry book Virgil Thomson Authors: Virgil Thomson
Publisher: Psychology Press
Published Date: 2002
Categories: Music
"Drawing on his entire career as a writer, this collection brings together articles and book excerpts from the 1920s through the early 1980s, to give a full picture of the man and the critic." --book jacket.

Virgil Books, Virgil poetry book Virgil: Aeneid I Authors: Virgil,
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Published Date: 2014-06-20
Categories: Literary Collections
In Book I of the Aeneid, Aeneas is shipwrecked on the coast of North Africa, near where the Phoenician queen Dido is building a city that will become Carthage. Aeneas and Dido meet. Their doomed love is set against Aeneas' destiny as founding father of Rome. Edited by Keith Maclennan, this volume makes Virgil's work more accessible to today's students, by setting it in its literary and historical context and taking account of the most recent scholarship and critical approaches to Virgil. The edition includes a full introduction which covers Virgil's life and writings, his literary predecessors, a summary of the epic poem's plot, an exploration of Rome, Carthage and Dido's role, explanation of the metre, and some notes on translating and reading the poem. As well as the introduction, the volume contains the original Latin text, in-depth annotation to explain language and content, a glossary and a comprehensive vocabulary list.

Virgil Books, Virgil poetry book The Aeneid of Virgil Authors: Virgil, Allen Mandelbaum
Publisher: Univ of California Press
Published Date: 2007
Categories: History
"A brilliant translation; the only one since Dryden which reads like English verse and conveys some of the majesty and pathos of the original."--Bernard M. W. Knox "Mandelbaum has . . . given us a contemporary experience of the masterpiece, at last."--David Ignatow "The book has a wonderful, detailed liveliness in every line."--Robert Fagles "Comes closer to the impossible goal of perfection than any of the numerous efforts that have poured out of American and British presses since World War II."--William S. Anderson

Virgil Books, Virgil poetry book Virgil's Iliad Authors: K. W. Gransden, Virgil
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Published Date: 1984-10-25
Categories: History
In the course of re-establishing the value and importance of Books VII-XII of Virgil's Aeneid, this study also explores in some detail his use of Homer's Iliad.

Virgil Books, Virgil poetry book Reading Virgil Authors: Virgil, Peter Jones
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Published Date: 2011-03-24
Categories: History
Provides all the help that an intermediate Latin learner will need to read the first two books of the Aeneid.



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