Virgil: A Life

Virgil: A Life

by Peter Levi

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780857731067
Publisher: I.B.Tauris
Publication date: 02/28/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 272
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Peter Levi, FSA, FRSL, (1931—2000) was a poet, archaeologist, Jesuit priest, travel writer, scholar, biographer, and critic. Professor of Poetry at Oxford from 1984—89, Levi also worked for The Times (London), traveled with Bruce Chatwin in Afghanistan, and Leigh Fermor in Greece, and wrote over 60 highly acclaimed biographies and works of travel, including The Light Garden of the Angel King.

Table of Contents

Preface
• Introduction
• The Youth of Virgil
• Country Singing
• Virgil’s Italy
• Transformation Scene
• The March of Time
• Happy landings
• Sand
• Italian Earth
• Ashes
• Notes
• Index

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