Journals Higher Education



Published: 20 November 2018

544 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198810810

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Virgil and his Translators

Edited by Susanna Braund and Zara Martirosova Torlone

Classical Presences

  • The first volume to offer an insightful comparative perspective on the broad field of translations of Virgil, transcending narrower studies of single translations or particular translation traditions considered in isolation
  • Collects together twenty-nine essays covering a wide historical period and geographical range into a volume of uniquely expansive scope
  • Draws on a robust comparative and theoretical framework, setting individual case studies in a wider context
  • Arranges papers in careful thematic groupings to allow readers to make connections between translation traditions and contexts, revealing the bigger picture at play in poetic receptions of Virgil