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The Resource Virgil on the nature of things : the Georgics, Lucretius, and the didactic tradition, Monica R. Gale

Virgil on the nature of things : the Georgics, Lucretius, and the didactic tradition, Monica R. Gale

Label
Virgil on the nature of things : the Georgics, Lucretius, and the didactic tradition
Title
Virgil on the nature of things
Title remainder
the Georgics, Lucretius, and the didactic tradition
Statement of responsibility
Monica R. Gale
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book explores the relationship between the Georgics and earlier works in the didactic tradition. It is the first comprehensive study of Virgil's use of Lucretian themes, imagery, ideas and language; it also proposes a new reading of the poem as a whole
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N$T
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Gale, Monica
Dewey number
871/.01
Index
index present
LC call number
PA6804.G4
LC item number
G35 2000eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Virgil
  • Lucretius Carus, Titus
  • Lucretius Carus, Titus
  • Virgil
  • Virgil
  • Didactic poetry, Latin
  • Philosophy, Ancient, in literature
  • Allusions in literature
  • Rome
  • Intertextuality
  • Lucretius Carus, Titus
  • Virgil
  • POETRY
  • Allusions in literature
  • Didactic poetry, Latin
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
  • Intertextuality
  • Literature
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy, Ancient, in literature
  • Rome (Empire)
Label
Virgil on the nature of things : the Georgics, Lucretius, and the didactic tradition, Monica R. Gale
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-287) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; PREFACE; ABBREVIATIONS; 1 Introduction: influence, allusion, intertextuality; 2 Beginnings and endings; 3 The gods, the farmer and the natural world; 4 Virgil s metamorphoses: mythological allusions; 5 Labor improbus; 6 The wonders of the natural world; 7 The cosmic battlefield: warfare and military imagery; 8 Epilogue: the philosopher and the farmer; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX OF PASSAGES CITED; GENERAL INDEX
Control code
56416029
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 321 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511327469
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
bb972d15-50a9-4d0d-82f7-93da630a6dbb
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)56416029
Label
Virgil on the nature of things : the Georgics, Lucretius, and the didactic tradition, Monica R. Gale
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-287) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; PREFACE; ABBREVIATIONS; 1 Introduction: influence, allusion, intertextuality; 2 Beginnings and endings; 3 The gods, the farmer and the natural world; 4 Virgil s metamorphoses: mythological allusions; 5 Labor improbus; 6 The wonders of the natural world; 7 The cosmic battlefield: warfare and military imagery; 8 Epilogue: the philosopher and the farmer; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX OF PASSAGES CITED; GENERAL INDEX
Control code
56416029
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 321 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511327469
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
bb972d15-50a9-4d0d-82f7-93da630a6dbb
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)56416029

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