Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 24 items

  • Keywords: Eclogues x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Virgil Recomposed: The Mythological and Secular Centos in Antiquity

Scott McGill

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195175646
eISBN:
9780199789337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175646.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Virgilian centos, in which authors reconnect discrete lines taken from Virgil's Eclogues, Georgics, and Aeneid to create new poems, are some of the most striking texts to survive from antiquity. ... More


Introduction to C. Day Lewis's Translation of Vergil's Eclogues and Georgics (1983)

R.O.A.M. Lyne

in R. O. A. M. Lyne: Collected Papers on Latin Poetry

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199203963
eISBN:
9780191708237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203963.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This paper is a stimulating account of the alienation effect apparently achieved by topographical dislocation in the Eclogues, and of the political symbolism of agriculture in the Georgics.


On Not Being Archilochus: Horace's Epodes

S.J. Harrison

in Generic Enrichment in Vergil and Horace

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199203581
eISBN:
9780191708176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203581.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Horace's Epodes both incorporate and react against their archaic model Archilochus, and also interact significantly with other contemporary genres (Vergil's Eclogues and love-elegy). The second half ... More


Pastoral and the Painful Schoolmaster

Andrew Wallace

in Virgil's Schoolboys: The Poetics of Pedagogy in Renaissance England

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199591244
eISBN:
9780191595561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591244.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter argues that early modern pedagogical authorities and commentators find in Virgil's Eclogues several close engagements with the vocabulary of teaching. These authorities and commentators, ... More


Monument and Festival in Vergil

Michèle Lowrie

in Writing, Performance, and Authority in Augustan Rome

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199545674
eISBN:
9780191719950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545674.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Vergil consistently brings together the monument and festival at significant points in the Eclogues, Georgics, and Aeneid. Representative passages from each oeuvre show that Vergil moves his reader ... More


The Poet’s Choice: Vergil’s Georgics

KATHARINA VOLK

in The Poetics of Latin Didactic: Lucretius, Vergil, Ovid, Manilius

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199245505
eISBN:
9780191714986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245505.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines Vergil's Georgics, a poem in four books on agriculture, considering the work specifically as a didactic poem. It has frequently been doubted that the Georgics is primarily ... More


Pasiphae in the Eclogues and Ars Amatoria

REBECCA ARMSTRONG

in Cretan Women: Pasiphae, Ariadne, and Phaedra in Latin Poetry

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199284030
eISBN:
9780191712500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284030.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter focuses on depictions of Pasiphae in the Eclogues and Ars Amatoria. In much Latin poetry, Pasiphae tends to be given a brief, frowning reference, a figure who represents in short-hand ... More


Virgil's Contribution to Pastoral: [From Proceedings of the Virgil Society 22 (1996) 53–77.]1

Niall Rudd

in The Common Spring: Essays on Latin and English Poetry

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781904675488
eISBN:
9781781385043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675488.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter identifies five Virgilian modifications of Theocritus in the Eclogues: toning down Theocritus's fiestiness and moving the material to a higher literary register, use of other genres, ... More


Private Interest: James Harrington

Ian Calvert

in Virgil's English Translators: Civil Wars to Restoration

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474475648
eISBN:
9781399501897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474475648.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 6 shows that James Harrington used his writings to present himself as a Virgilian counsellor to a sovereign, but despite his period of service as a personal attendant to Charles I the person ... More


Interlude: Of Commerce, Empire, and the Banality of Evil

Franca Dellarosa

in Talking Revolution: Edward Rushton's Rebellious Poetics, 1782-1814

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781781381441
eISBN:
9781781382189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381441.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This section provides an interpretive hypothesis for the veritable caesura in Edward Rushton’s political agenda and, consistently, poetic language, which can be appreciated between his earliest ... More


West-Indian Eclogues, or, The Opacity of Form

Franca Dellarosa

in Talking Revolution: Edward Rushton's Rebellious Poetics, 1782-1814

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781781381441
eISBN:
9781781382189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381441.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter engages in a close reading of Edward Rushton’s key antislavery collection of West Indian Eclogues (1787) – a challenging experiment in the long-standing pastoral form, which by the 1780s ... More


Thoreau’s Epic Ambitions: “A Walk To Wachusett” and the Persistence of the Classics in an Age of Science

K. P. Van Anglen

in The Call of Classical Literature in the Romantic Age

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474429641
eISBN:
9781474439312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474429641.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

The piece is the earliest example in Thoreau of a prose genre now known as the excursion, which combines a brief autobiographical account of an experience of nature with broader philosophical ... More


Autarky, Withdrawal, Confinement: The autonomist niche in early Augustan poetry (ca. 39 bc–25 bc)

Luke Roman

in Poetic Autonomy in Ancient Rome

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199675630
eISBN:
9780191766022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199675630.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

‘Autarky, Withdrawal, Confinement: The autonomist niche in early Augustan poetry’ examines Roman works of first-person poetry written at the close of the republic and the beginning of the Augustan ... More


Virgil’s Eclogues as Meditation

Aaron J. Kachuck

in The Solitary Sphere in the Age of Virgil

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197579046
eISBN:
9780197579077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197579046.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter argues that Virgil’s Eclogues give literary form to Rome’s solitary sphere and make solitude their central social and literary problem. A meditation on Virgil’s use of the verb meditari ... More


Rethinking the Classics: 42–28 BC

T. P. Wiseman

in The Roman Audience: Classical Literature as Social History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198718352
eISBN:
9780191787645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718352.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Virgil’s Eclogues were certainly performed on the stage. Sallust, whose historical works recorded ‘the deeds of the Roman People’ and the corruption of the Roman aristocracy, referred to history as a ... More


The Conditions of Poetic Immortality: Epicurus, Daphnis, and Hagnon

Lisa Whitlatch

in Grattius: Hunting an Augustan Poet

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198789017
eISBN:
9780191831010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789017.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter focuses on Grattius’ praise of the mercurial figure of Hagnon in the central portion of the extant poem and argues that Grattius takes us on an intertextual journey back through Virgil’s ... More


Finding a Pastoral Idiom: Norwegian Translations of Virgil’s Eclogues and the Politics of Language

Mathilde Skoie

in Virgil and his Translators

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198810810
eISBN:
9780191847950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810810.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter introduces yet another European ‘repossession’ of Virgil that generally remains outside the scope of most volumes on translation and reception. Skoie focuses on three Norwegian ... More


Irish Versions of Virgil’s Eclogues and Georgics

Cillian O’Hogan

in Virgil and his Translators

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198810810
eISBN:
9780191847950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810810.003.0028
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Irish versions of the Eclogues and Georgics serve as another salient example of how culture and nationhood define themselves through Virgil. This chapter explores how Virgil has provided a way of ... More


Longus and Vergil

Daniel Jolowicz

in Latin Poetry in the Ancient Greek Novels

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780192894823
eISBN:
9780191915680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192894823.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 7 claims that Longus’ Daphnis and Chloe exhibits a sustained engagement with Vergil’s Eclogues and Aeneid, and, to a lesser extent, the Georgics. The introduction (Section 7.1) gathers the ... More


Virgil

Julia Dyson Hejduk

in The God of Rome: Jupiter in Augustan Poetry

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190607739
eISBN:
9780190607753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190607739.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

What emerges most stunningly in Virgil is his ability to help us see the world and human history through many different eyes. The poet never allows us either to rest confident in the morality of ... More


View: