A Companion to Vergil's Aeneid and its Tradition

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Joseph Farrell, Michael C. J. Putnam
Wiley, Mar 16, 2010 - Literary Criticism - 584 pages
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A Companion to Vergilís Aeneid and its Tradition presents a collection of original interpretive essays that represent an innovative addition to the body of Vergil scholarship.
  • Provides fresh approaches to traditional Vergil scholarship and new insights into unfamiliar aspects of Vergil's textual history
  • Features contributions by an international team of the most distinguished scholars
  • Represents a distinctively original approach to Vergil scholarship

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Joseph Farrell is Professor of Classical Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of several books and papers on Latin literature, including Vergilís Georgics and the Traditions of Ancient Epic (1991), Latin Language and Latin Culture from Ancient to Modern Times (2001), and the forthcoming Junoís Aeneid: Narrative, Metapoetics, Dissent.

Michael C. J. Putnam is MacMillan Professor of Classics and Professor of Comparative Literature, Emeritus, at Brown University. His works include Maffeo Vegio: Short Epics (2004), Poetic Interplay: Catullus and Horace (2006), and The Virgilian Tradition: The First Fifteen Hundred Years (with Jan Ziolkowski, 2008)

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