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CLSS 857 01 (22565) /CPLT591
Vergil's Aeneid
Christina Kraus
David Quint
T 3.30-5.20 CO451 B-04
Spring 2014 
 
A close reading of selected books of the epic, concentrating on Vergilian poetics. Particular themes include intertextuality; figures of speech and thought; narrative structure and meaning; repetition; ekphrasis and simile; the relationship between poetics and politics. Weekly readings include key secondary material that has shaped the interpretation of the poem.

Students should read the whole poem in Latin before the seminar begins.