TITLE

Supplementing the Aeneid in early modern England: Translation, imitation, commentary

AUTHOR(S)
Tudeau-Clayton, Margaret
PUB. DATE
March 1998
SOURCE
International Journal of the Classical Tradition;Spring98, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p507
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
The article analyzes the moral aspects of translations of the epic "The Aeneid" by Virgil in 16th-century England by Gavin Douglas into Scots, and by Thomas Phaer and Thomas Twyne in English. Texts consulted are "Virgil's Aeneid: Translated into Scottish Verse," edited by D. F. C. Codwell, and "The Nyne Fyrst Bookes of the Eneidos of Virgil Converted Into Englishe Vearse." Also discussed is the significance of Maffeo Vegio's thirteenth imitation book of the Aeneid called "Supplementum."
ACCESSION #
2179742

 

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