This is the first comprehensive English langage reference volume on Virgil, a poet whose works and thoughts have been at the center of Western literary, cultural, artistic, and pedagogical traditions for more than two millennia. * Complements existing Virgil works by providing readers of all levels an approachable point of entry intry into further Virgil studies * Offers in-depth treatment of all aspects of Virgil s poetry, including the Greek and Roman literary traditions that inform his three great collections, the Eclogues, Georgics and Aeneid, and the reception of Virgil's oeuvre in literature, art, and music down through the ages * Brings together over 350 contributors who are leading scholars in various periods of literary and cultural studies * Comprises over 2,200 entries organized in A-Z format Winner of the 2017 Alexander G. McKay Book Prize for the best book in Vergilian studies bestowed by The Vergilian Society. Also available on Wiley Online Library. For sample content and information on online access, visit www.wileyonlinelibrary.com/ref/virgil.
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Number of pages: 1600
Weight: 2680 g
Dimensions: 253 x 176 x 95 mm
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