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Virgil's garden : the nature of bucolic space /

Frederick Jones.

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Main Author: Jones, Frederick
Published: London : Bristol Classical Press, 2011.
Topics: Pastoral poetry, Latin - History and criticism. | Arcadia in literature. | Country life in literature. | POETRY - Ancient, Classical & Medieval. | Virgil. Bucolica.
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc.
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505 0 |aThe generic landscape and bucolic space -- Flora -- Fauna -- Places in and out of Eclogue-land -- Climate, time, geology, geography -- Human geography -- Named people -- Containing reality; realisms and realities -- Conclusion.
520 |aVirgil's book of bucolic verse, the Eclogues, defines a green space separate from the outside worlds both of other Roman verse and of the real world of his audience. However, the boundaries between inside and outside are deliberately porous. The bucolic natives are aware of the presence of Rome, and Virgil himself is free to enter their world. This world is, in many ways, a poetic replication of the public and private gardens of Virgil's Roman audience, enclosed green spaces which afforded the citizen sheltered social and cultural activities, temporary respite from the turbulence of public life, and a tamed landscape in which to play out the tensions between the simple ideal and the complexities of reality.
520 |aIn Virgil's Garden Frederick Jones looks at the Eclogues in terms of the relationship between its contents and its cultural context, making connections between the Eclogues and the representational modes of Roman art, Roman concepts of space and landscape, and Roman gardens. --Book Jacket.
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