Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Imaginative TranscriptsSelected Literary Essays$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Willard Spiegelman

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780195368130

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368130.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (oxford.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 28 January 2021

Unforced Marches

Unforced Marches

A Virgilian Memoir (2007)

(p.1) (p.2) (p.3) One Unforced Marches
Imaginative Transcripts

Willard Spiegelman

Oxford University Press

This chapter examines Virgil's epic poem Aeneid. It focuses on the chapters concerning the last night of Troy, Dido, and Aeneas and the Underworld. It analyzes various translations of the Aeneid and suggests that this work contains important Roman virtues born out of the Roman sense of duty and work. It also argues that unlike his contemporaries, Virgil worked teleologically.

Keywords:   poetry criticism, Virgil, Aeneid, Roman virtues, duty and work, Underworld, Troy, Dido and Aeneas

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .