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The Eclogues of Virgil (Bilingual Edition)

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The Eclogues of Virgil (Bilingual Edition) - Virgil, and Ferry, David (Translated by)
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Virgil's great lyrics, rendered by the acclaimed translator of The Odes of Horace and Gilgamesh The Eclogues of Virgil gave definitive form to the pastoral mode, and these magically beautiful poems, which were influential in so much subsequent literature, perhaps best exemplify what pastoral can do. Song replying to song replying to song, touchingly comic, poignantly sad, sublimely joyful, the various music that these shepherds make echoes in scenes of repose and harmony, and of hardship and trouble in work and love. ...

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The Eclogues of Virgil (Bilingual Edition) 2000, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York

ISBN-13: 9780374526962

Bilingual edition

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