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Lucretian Receptions: History, the Sublime, Knowledge / Edition 1
     

Lucretian Receptions: History, the Sublime, Knowledge / Edition 1

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by Philip Hardie
 

ISBN-10: 0521760410

ISBN-13: 9780521760416

Pub. Date: 12/31/2009

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Discusses the reception of Lucretius' important and influential scientific poem on poets from Virgil and Horace to Milton.

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Discusses the reception of Lucretius' important and influential scientific poem on poets from Virgil and Horace to Milton.

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ISBN-13:
9780521760416
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/31/2009
Pages:
316
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Part I. Time, History, Culture: 1. Cultural and historical narratives in Virgil's Eclogues and Lucretius; 2. Virgilian and Horatian didactic: freedom and innovation; Part II. Sublime Visions: 3. Virgil's Fama and the Lucretian and Ennian sublime; 4. The Speech of Pythagoras in Ovid Metamorphoses 15: Empedoclean epos; 5. Lucretian visions in Virgil; 6. Horace's sublime yearnings; Lucretian ironies; Part III. Certainties and Uncertainties: 7. Lucretian multiple explanations and their reception in Latin didactic and epic; 8. The presence of Lucretius in Paradise Lost.

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