Enciclopedia virgiliana: A-Da. Front Cover. Istituto della enciclopedia italiana, Fondata da Giovanni Treccani, – Italian literature. Enciclopedia Virgiliana. 2. DE – IN. Front Cover Enciclopedia Virgiliana, Volume 5, Issue 2. Snippet view – Enciclopedia virgiliana: De-In Snippet view -. Title, Enciclopedia Virgiliana. Contributors, Francesco Della Corte, Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana Roma. Publisher, Ist. della enciclopedia italiana,

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They will be well rewarded for that effort, but the number of readers able and willing to do so is not growing. A activation email has been sent to you. By casting so deliberately wide a net, the VE makes a significant statement not only about the Virgilian corpus and its history of interpretation, but perhaps less intentionally about the state of Virgilian studies in the early twenty- first century.

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Please click the link in that email to activate your subscription. Though a contemporary encyclopedia aimed at the Anglophone world will necessarily differ significantly from its Italian predecessor, comparisons are inevitable and even useful.

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The new emphasis on which they settled is obvious in the treatment of such distinctly Anglophone preoccupations as “Optimism and Pessimism” and “Winners and Losers”. Would you like to virgilianw us about a lower price? Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Many entries do this quite well, either by focusing a potentially enormous field on the specifically Virgilian context e. Let’s connect Contact Details Facebook Twitter.


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I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? The kind of trivia that is always so useful in the Latin classroom is well represented in entries like “dollar bill”, “American” and “mottoes and seals of American states”, which turn out to be replete with Virgilian echoes, while “schools and schooling” takes readers from the lectures of Caecilius Epirota to the American Advanced Placement Program. The representation of scholarship is erratic and inconsistent.

Write a customer review. As a potential contributor to this project who pleaded the burden of prior commitments, I find myself on the outside looking in on the work of friends, colleagues, and people I either know or wish I knew. The VE is not interested in lexical nuance: Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

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There’s a problem loading this menu right now. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. These are, I hasten to add, very good and useful entries, but the compressed attention to linguistic form and structure is again indicative of a shift away from the tools of close reading and the basic philological information that modern readers increasingly require to read Virgil in Latin with a depth of understanding that the editors may too readily be taking for granted in their audience.

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A serious effort has also been made to explain mysteries of scholarly form, e. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

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For example, at loot. Virgil may have had to search for pearls in a dung-heap, but his modern readers should certainly be spared that experience. Entries enciclopeida the enciclopedla of reception up to the present in all but the last category, which for understandable reasons restricts itself to scholars ensconced on the far side of Styx. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Third, this essay was written in western Oregon, where the nearest public copy of the Enciclopedia Virgiliana sits three hundred miles up the freeway.