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Author Van Sickle, John.

Title Virgil's Book of bucolics, the ten eclogues translated into English verse : framed by cues for reading aloud and clues for threading texts and themes / John Van Sickle
Published Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, [2011]
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Contents Cover; Contents; Preface; Note to the Reader; A User Guide to 'pastoral, ' 'eclogue, ' Eclogues, 'bucolic, ' and Bucolics; Themes from Troubled Times at Rome; Cues for Drama: Mime Revoicing Roman Mythic Frame; Eclogue 1. Contrary Fates Clash: Citizen- Singer Silenced {break with former Roman frame and vatic voice} // Old Slave Free to Sing {new Roman framing myth and vatic voice}; Eclogue 2. New Roman Myth Frames Restless Song in Love {love spell builds thematic reach}; Eclogue 3. Erotic-Vatic Singing Swells Mythic Frame {'all' filled by Jove}; Eclogue 4. Full Vatic Song {myth frames 'all': bucolic, georgic, civic- heroic, cosmic ranges}Eclogue 5. Vatic Hymns Cap Roman Myth {new bucolic-georgic (Roman) hero: Daphnis}; Eclogue 6. Freed Singer-Slave Put Down {AMOR // ROMA: cosmic, tragic, vatic reach}; Eclogue 7. Silenced Singer Drawn Back to Frame {Daphnis-Arcadian verses: restrained voice downs vatic push}; Eclogue 8. Framer Resifts {tragic 'love': Arcadian verse // vatic 'love': spells to get back Daphnis}; Eclogue 9. Roman Mythic Frame and Vatic Song Dispelled {Daphnis minus Roman role}; Eclogue 10. New- Old Framing Myth: Arcadia {vatic singer's new home: Gallus in for Daphnis as bucolic- tragic hero}Scripts: The Eclogues to Rehearse and Read; First. MELIBOEUS and TITYRUS {exile from old Roman order versus new god at Rome}; Second. FRAMER {CORYDON'S trying erotic- vatic charm}; Third. MENALCAS and DAMOETAS {PALAEMON: erotic-vatic growth to universal frame}; Fourth. FRAMER: SEER-BARD {vatic song of new Roman hero ≈ FATES}; Fifth. MENALCAS and MOPSUS {vatic voices: DAPHNIS up as new god}; Sixth. TITYRUS {vatic Silenus ≈ PHOEBUS} ; Seventh. MELIBOEUS {DAPHNIS and ARCADIANS: CORYDON-restraint up // THYRSIS-vatic growth downed}Eighth. FRAMER (maker of book) {DAMON down, vatic ALPHESIBOEUS up}; Ninth. LYCIDAS and MOERIS {MENALCAS: DAPHNIS freed from vatic frame}; Tenth. FRAMER (the weaver of the book) {MENALCAS ARCADIAN, bucolic- tragic GALLUS ≈ DAPHNIS}; Clues in Social Memory: Threads from Tragedy and Epos; Oldest Epic Frame: Generic Threads (Homer, Hesiod); Old Threads, New Twists: Cyclops, Phaedrus; New Frames from Old Threads: Hellenistic and Alexandrian; Epos for New Empire: Heroic Myth to Frame New Roman Power; Rome minus Annals and Heroic Origin (Catullus)The Warp and Weft of Varying Motifs: Structure Charted; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 254-260) and index
Subject Virgil -- Translations into English.
Virgil. Bucolica.
Pastoral poetry, Latin -- Translations into English.
Pastoral poetry, Latin -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Pastoral poetry, Latin
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Virgil. Bucolica. English.
ISBN 0801899613
(hardcover ; alk. paper)
(hardcover ; alk. paper)