Virgil's Aeneid: Interpretation and Influence

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Univ of North Carolina Press, 1995 - 332 páginas
In this collection of twelve of his essays, distinguished Virgil scholar Michael Putnam examines the Aeneid from several different interpretive angles. He identifies the themes that permeate the epic, provides detailed interpretations of its indivi

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Índice

The Virgilian Achievement
7
Possessiveness Sexuality and Heroism in the Aeneid
25
The Third Book of the Aeneid From Homer to Rome
48
Daedalus Virgil and the End of Art
71
Aeneid 7 and the Aeneid
98
Umbro Nireus and Loves Threnody
119
Pius Aeneas and the Metamorphosis of Lausus
132
The Hesitation of Aeneas
150
Anger Blindness and Insight in Virgils Aeneid
170
Wrathful Aeneas and the Tactics of Pietas in Virgil Ovid and Lucan
199
Virgils Tragic Future Senecan Drama and the Aeneid
244
Virgils Inferno
284
Bibliography
315
Index of Passages
323
General Index
327
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Michael C. J. Putnam is MacMillan Professor of Classics at Brown University. His many books include "The Poetry of the Aeneid" and "Virgil's Pastoral Art: Studies in the Eclogues.

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