The Resource The Aeneid, Virgil ; translated by David Ferry

The Aeneid, Virgil ; translated by David Ferry

Label
The Aeneid
Title
The Aeneid
Statement of responsibility
Virgil ; translated by David Ferry
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • lat
  • eng
Summary
"This new translation brings Virgil's masterpiece newly to life for English-language readers. It's the first in centuries crafted by a translator who is first and foremost a poet, and it is a glorious thing. David Ferry has long been known as perhaps our greatest contemporary translator of Latin poetry, his translations of Virgil's Eclogues and Georgics having established themselves as much-admired standards. He brings to the Aeneid the same genius, rendering Virgil's formal metrical lines into an English that is familiar and alive. Yet in doing so, he surrenders none of the feel of the ancient world that resonates throughout the poem, and gives it the power that has drawn readers to it for centuries. In Ferry's hands, the Aeneid becomes once more a lively, dramatic poem of daring and adventure, of love and loss, of devotion and death. Never before have Virgil's twin gifts of poetic language and urgent, compelling storytelling been presented so powerfully for English-language readers. Ferry's Aeneid will be a landmark, a gift to longtime lovers of Virgil, and the perfect entry point for new readers."--Dust jacket
Member of
Summary
A verse translation of the classic epic recounting the wanderings of the hero Aeneas following the fall of Troy
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10276540
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
70-19 B.C
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Virgil
Dewey number
873/.01
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
poetry
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1924-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Ferry, David
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aeneas
  • Aeneas
  • Epic poetry, Latin
  • Epic poetry, Latin
Target audience
adult
Label
The Aeneid, Virgil ; translated by David Ferry
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Map on end papers
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn969973664
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xx, 416 pages
Isbn
9780226450186
Lccn
2017002329
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40027506212
Other physical details
1 illustration, color map
System control number
(OCoLC)969973664
Label
The Aeneid, Virgil ; translated by David Ferry
Publication
Copyright
Note
Map on end papers
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn969973664
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xx, 416 pages
Isbn
9780226450186
Lccn
2017002329
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40027506212
Other physical details
1 illustration, color map
System control number
(OCoLC)969973664

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