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Author Dalzell, Alexander, author.

Title The criticism of didactic poetry : essays on Lucretius, Virgil, and Ovid / Alexander Dalzell
Published Toronto [Ont.] : University of Toronto Press, ©1996


Description 1 online resource (x, 212 pages) : illustrations
Series Robson classical lectures
Robson classical lectures.
Contents 1. The Criticism of Didactic Poetry -- 2. The De rerum natura of Lucretius -- 3. The Philosophical Language of Lucretius -- 4. The Georgics of Virgil -- 5. Ovid: The Ars amatoria
Summary Dalzell presents three of the major didactic poems in the classical canon: the De rerum natura of Lucretius, the Georgics of Virgil, and the Ars amatoria of Ovid, considering what tools are available for their understanding
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-212)
Notes Print version record
SUBJECT Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 A.D. or 18 A.D. Ars amatoria.
Virgil. Georgica
Lucretius Carus, Titus. De rerum natura
Ars amatoria (Ovid) fast
De rerum natura (Lucretius Carus, Titus) fast
Georgica (Virgil) fast
Subject Didactic poetry, Latin -- History and criticism
Latin poetry -- History and criticism
POETRY -- Ancient, Classical & Medieval.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- Ancient & Classical.
Latin poetry
Didactic poetry, Latin
SUBJECT Rome -- In literature
Subject Rome (Empire)
Genre/Form Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Livres numériques.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781442673601