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Poetry and Myth in Ancient Pastoral
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Collected in this volume are fifteen essays, previously published in a wide variety of journals, on the pastoral poetry of Theocritus and Virgil.

Originally published in 1981.

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Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title page, Series page, Copyright, Dedication
  2. pp. i-vi
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. Abbreviations
  2. pp. xi-xiv
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  1. Introduction: Poets and Goatherds, Forests and Consuls: Art, Imagination, and Realism in Ancient Pastoral Poetry
  2. pp. 3-24
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  1. 1. "Since Daphnis Dies": The Meaning of Theocritus' First Idyll
  2. pp. 25-46
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  1. 2. Death by Water: A Narrative Pattern in Theocritus (Idylls 1, 13, 22, 23)
  2. pp. 47-65
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  1. 3. Adonis and Aphrodite: Theocritus, Idyll 3, 48
  2. pp. 66-72
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  1. 4. Simaetha and the Lynx (Theocritus, Idyll 2)
  2. pp. 73-84
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  1. 5. Theocritean Criticism and the Interpretation of the Fourth Idyll
  2. pp. 85-109
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  1. 6. Theocritus' Seventh Idyll and Lycidas
  2. pp. 110-166
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  1. 7. Simichidas' Modesty: Theocritus, Idyll 7.44
  2. pp. 167-175
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  1. 8. Thematic Coherence in Theocritus' Bucolic Idylls
  2. pp. 176-209
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  1. 9. Landscape into Myth: Theocritus' Bucolic Poetry
  2. pp. 210-234
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  1. 10. Virgil's Caelatum Opus: An Interpretation of the Third Eclogue
  2. pp. 235-264
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  1. 11. Pastoral Realism and the Golden Age: Correspondence and Contrast Between Virgil's Third and Fourth Eclogues
  2. pp. 265-270
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  1. 12. Tamen Cantabitis, Arcades: Exile and Arcadia in Eclogues 1 and 9
  2. pp. 271-300
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  1. 13. Virgil's Sixth Eclogue and the Problem of Evil
  2. pp. 301-329
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  1. 14. Two Fauns and a Naiad? (Virgil, ECL. 6, 13-26)
  2. pp. 330-335
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  1. 15. Caves, Pan, and Silenus: Virgil's Sixth Eclogue and the Pastoral Epigrams of Theocritus
  2. pp. 336-340
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 341-348
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