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1 Lyne, R. O. A. M. FURTHER VOICES IN VERGIL'S AENEID
Oxford Clarendon Press 1992 0198140924 / 9780198140924 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Paperback has been rebound in hardcover preserving original wraps. Ex-library copy with usual stamps, call numbers and pocket. ; Clarendon Paperbacks; 0.61 x 8.46 x 5.5 Inches; 264 pages; The Aeneid can strike one as a relatively conventional epic, an objective heroic tale of Rome's beginnings. Vergil designed it so that it might read in this way. This is one, epic `voice' that he wished us to hear. But there are `further voices', and these may be disturbing, even shocking, as they add to, comment upon, question and occasionally subvert the implications of the epic voice. This is a detailed examination of Vergil's method of intruding such further voices. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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2 Lyne, R. O. A. M. HORACE Beyond the Public Poetry
Yale University Press 1995 0300063229 / 9780300063226 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Light shelfwear to book and DJ. Scholar's name to ffep (Robert Brown). Creasing along upper edge of DJ. ; Horace's career as a public poet, as a client of Maecenas and as a spokesaman for the Augustan Age, is examined in this book. By putting Horace in his historical context and examining his life, the author tries to illuminate the motivations and stresses which shaped his poetry. Far from being glib propaganda, argues Lyne, much of Horace's work reveals barely veiled resentment at the public, moral role his position forced him to adopt. A subtle study of the man behind the masks which sheds new light on this fascinating poet. ; 238 pages 
Price: 42.00 USD
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3 Lyne, R. O. A. M. WORDS AND THE POET Characteristic Techniques of Style in Vergil's Aeneid
Oxford Clarendon Press 1989 0198148968 / 9780198148968 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Corners very mildly bumped. Minor shelfwear. DJ has light edgewear and minor rubbing. ; Throughout his vast literary output, to a surprising extent, Vergil avoided artifacts of poetic diction like archaism and grecism, preferring instead ordinary language that grew from the common stock of the Latin tongue such as colloquialisms and prosaisms. This remarkably coherent and readable study identifies and categorizes such diction in Vergil's writings showing further how such comparatively unpromising material was converted by the poet's methods of "combination" (unctura) into poetry. In a critical analysis, Lyne draws parallels between Horace's procedures in combining works to "make them new," and Vergil's bold combinations which veritably extort unexpected and novel sense. ; 224 pages 
Price: 72.00 USD
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