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Published: 01 December 2015

336 Pages | 15 black and white illustrations

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198713845

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Lucretius and the Early Modern

Edited by David Norbrook, Stephen Harrison, and Philip Hardie

Classical Presences

  • The first book in the field to explore Lucretius' impact on political thought in terms of both philosophy and the interpretation and translation of De rerum natura in early modern England
  • Presents a wide selection of case studies which explore how different readers have responded to Lucretius' De rerum natura
  • Features a close focus on the poetic language of De rerum natura as well as its influence on philosophy and politics
  • Explores major authors such as Montaigne as well as less well-known figures such as Italian neo-Latin poets

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