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Author Camps, W. A. (William Anthony), 1910-

Title An introduction to Virgil's Aeneid / W.A. Camps
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1969, (1986 reprint)

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Description ix, 164 pages : map. ; 22 cm
Contents Preliminary -- The story and its subject: Rome -- The hero: Aeneas -- The secondary heroes: Dido and Turnus -- The higher powers : fate and the gods -- Principles of structure: continuity and symmetry -- Poetic expression: language and sensibility -- Making the story: fusion of the legend of Aeneas' coming to Italy with matter from Iliad and Odyssey -- Making an episode: fusion of inherited materials exemplified in the sixth book -- Echoes of history -- Relevant and irrelevant associations, conclusion
Summary The story and its subject: Rome - The hero: Aeneas - The secondary heroes: Dido and Turnus - The higher powers: Fate and the Gods - Structure: continuity and symmetry - Poetic expression: language and sensibility - Making the story: fusion of the legend of Aeneas' coming to Italy with matter from Iliad and Odyssey - Echoes of history
Notes Includes index and bibliographic references
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Aeneas (Legendary character) -- In literature
Virgil. Aeneis.
Virgil, Publius, 70-19 BC. Aeneis
Vergilius Maro, Publius / Aeneis
Aeneid -- Criticism and interpretation
Classical poetry -- History and criticism.
Epic poetry, Classical -- History and criticism.
Epic poetry, Latin -- History and criticism.
Latin poetry -- History and criticism.
Rome -- In literature.
LC no. 76424692
ISBN 0198720238
0198720246
9780198720232
9780198720249