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

Setting Vergil's Georgics in the social context of its day, the book connects the poem's idyllic, and idealized, portrait of rustic life and agriculture with changing attitudes toward the countryside in late Republican and early Imperial Rome. It argues that what has been seen as a straigh...

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Main Author: Thibodeau, Philip 1970-
Format: Online Book
Language:English
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2011.
Series:Joan Palevsky imprint in classical literature.
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Online Access:Online version
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