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    Virgil: Greek Science (New Surveys in the Classics) (Paperback) By (author) Philip R. Hardie

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    DescriptionIn this volume Philip Hardie provides an introduction to Virgil's three major works, a survey of changing critical approaches to the poems during the twentieth century, and a bibliographical guide for further study. A final section on style, language and metre offers a case-study in a close reading of a section of the Aeneid. The book communicates a sense of why reading Virgil matters and how the study of this author is always open to new ideas and fresh insights. No knowledge of Latin is presumed.


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    Title
    Virgil: Greek Science
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Philip R. Hardie
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 136
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 8 mm
    Weight: 204 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780199223428
    ISBN 10: 0199223424
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25610
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.7
    BIC subject category V2: DSC
    BIC E4L: LIT
    B&T Book Type: FI
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2ADL
    BIC subject category V2: DSBB
    Ingram Subject Code: LA
    Libri: I-LA
    B&T General Subject: 500
    BISAC V2.8: LAN000000
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    DC21: 873.01
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
    DC22: 871/.01
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    BISAC V2.8: LCO003000
    BIC subject category V2: 2ADL
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    LC classification: PA6825 .H368 1998
    Thema V1.0: DSBB, DSC
    Edition
    1
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Oxford Paperbacks
    Publication date
    01 April 2006
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Review quote
    'Successfully communicates a sense of why reading Virgil matters and how the study of this author is always open to new ideas and fresh insights.' Journal of Roman Studies
    Table of contents
    1. Introduction; 2. The Eclogues; 3. The Georgies; 4. The Aeneid; 5. Style, Language, Metre; Bibliographical Note; Select Bibliography; About the Author; Index; Index of Chief Passages Discussed.