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Playing the farmer : representations of rural life in Vergil's Georgics / Philip Thibodeau.

Author/Creator:
Thibodeau, Philip (Philip J.), 1970-
Publication:
Berkeley : University of California Press, c2011.
Format/Description:
Book
326 p. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Virgil. Georgica.
Agriculture in literature.
Didactic poetry, Latin -- History and criticism.
Epic poetry, Classical -- History and criticism.
Rome -- In literature.
Allusions.
Contents:
Introduction
Agricolae
Playing the farmer
Nobility in rustication
A protreptic to agronomy
To enchant readers
The reception of the Georgics in early Imperial Rome
Appendix 1. Vergil's economic status
Appendix 2. Early readership of The georgics.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-304) and index.
ISBN:
9780520268326 (alk. paper)
0520268326 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
695032984