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The Other Virgil

'Pessimistic' Readings of the Aeneid in Early Modern Culture

The Other Virgil( )
Author: Kallendorf, Craig
Series title:Classical Presences Ser.
Publication Date:Oct 2007
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Ebook
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Book Description:

The story of how the Aeneid has been approached by various postclassical authors - including Shakespeare and Milton - not as an endorsement of the ideals of their societies, but as a model for poems that probed and challenged dominant values, just as Virgil himself had done centuries before.

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