Vergil's Georgics


This volume, together with its companion on the Eclogues and the previously published volume on the Aeneid, completes the coverage of Vergil's poetry in Oxford Readings in Classical Studies. It collects ten classic papers on the Georgics written between 1970 and 1999 by leading scholars from several different countries. The contributions are representative of recent developments in Vergilian scholarship, with some discussing generalissues raised by the work and others treating important individual poems and passages. The editor's Introduction places the essays in their context. A conspectus of contemporary Georgics criticism, the book will be helpful to students who are encountering the poems for the first time - all Latin has been translated - and will alsoserve as a reference work for more seasoned scholars.
  • OUP Oxford; August 2008
  • ISBN 9780191562297
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  • Title: Vergil's Georgics
  • Author: Katharina Volk (ed.)
  • Imprint: OUP Oxford

In The Press

...Volk has produced a collection that accurately represents the influential debates about Georgics from the last 38 years.

About The Author

Katharina Volk is Associate Professor in the Department of Classics at Columbia University.