Includes bibliographical references (p. 340-358) and index. 1. Introduction: 'The classic of all Europe' / Charles Martindale -- 2. Virgil in English translation / Colin Burrow -- 3. Modern receptions and their interpretative implications / Duncan F. Kennedy -- 4. Aspects of Virgil's reception in antiquity / R. J. Tarrant -- 5. The Virgil commentary of Servius / Don Fowler -- 6. Virgils, from Dante to Milton / Colin Burrow -- 7. Virgil in art / M. J. H. Liversidge -- 8. Green politics: the Eclogues / Charles Martindale -- 9. Virgilian didaxis: value and meaning in the Georgics / William Batstone -- 10. Virgilian epic / Duncan F. Kennedy -- 11. Closure: the Book of Virgil / Elena Theodorakopoulos -- 12. Poetry and power: Virgil's poetry in contemporary context / R. J. Tarrant -- 13. Rome and its traditions / James E. G. Zetzel -- 14. Virgil and the cosmos: religious and philosophical ideas / Susanna Morton Braund -- 15. The Virgilian intertext / Joseph Farrell -- 16. Virgil's style / James J. O'Hara -- 17. Virgilian narrative. (a). Story-telling / Don Fowler. (b). Ecphrasis / Alessandro Barchiesi -- 18. Approaching characterisation in Virgil / Andrew Laird -- 19. Sons and lovers: sexuality and gender in Virgil's poetry / Ellen Oliensis -- 20. Virgil and tragedy / Philip Hardie -- 21. Envoi: the death of Virgil / Fiona Cox / Edited by Genevieve Liveley.
- LCC: PA6825
- Dewey Decimal: 873/.01
- Language: eng
- Physical Description: xvii, 370 p.,  p. of plates : ill.
- Edition Info: (pbk.)
- Virgil -- Criticism and interpretation
- Epic poetry, Latin -- History and criticism
- Pastoral poetry, Latin -- History and criticism
- Didactic poetry, Latin -- History and criticism
- Aeneas (Legendary character) in literature
- Country life in literature
- Agriculture in literature
- Rome -- In literature
- Poesia epica latina
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