The Augustan art of poetry : Augustan translation of the classics / Robin Sowerby.

The first comparative study of its kind, The Augustan Art of Poetry uses translations to explore the artistic influence of the Roman poetry of the Augustan age upon English neoclassical poetry. The book foregrounds the artistry of central texts such as Dryden's translation of Virgil and Pope�...

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Main Author: Sowerby, Robin
Format: eBook
Published: Oxford, England ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Series:OUP E-Books.
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Table of Contents:
  • List of Illustrations; Abbreviations; A Note on the Texts; Introduction; 1. The Art of Poetry: Vida to Pope; 2. The Augustan Ideal: Rhyme and Refinement; 3. Augustan Translation of Silver Latin; 4. Augustan Homer; Epilogue: Augustans and Moderns; Select Bibliography; Index.