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Author Smith, Riggs Alden
Title Primacy of Vision in Virgil's Aeneid
Imprint Austin : University of Texas Press, 2005
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Preface and Acknowledgments -- Text and Art Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations -- Chapter 1: Prophaenomena ad Vergilium -- Theory -- Theoria -- Ante ora patrum -- The Scope of the Argument -- Chapter 2: Ruse and Revelation: Visions of the Divine and the Telos of Narrative -- Seen/Unseen -- Gods Revealed -- A God in the Midst -- Chapter 3: Vision Past and Future -- Hector and the Penates -- Hindsight to Foresight: Andromache and Aeneas -- Imago Creusae -- Vision and Temporal Modality in Aeneas' Katabasis -- Site/Sight of Rome -- Conclusion -- Chapter 4: Hic amor: Love, Vision, and Destiny -- Aliud genus officii: Vision and the Second Favor -- Viewpoints of Departure: Deception, Vision, and the Separation of Dido and Aeneas -- Fixos Oculos -- Lauiniaque uenit -- Conclusion -- Chapter 5: Vidi, Vici: Vision's Victory and the Telos of Narrative -- Failure of Rhetoric (Part 1): Effete oratores -- Drances and Turnus: Opposing Visions -- Hercules and Cacus: Light, Darkness, and Diction -- Failure of Rhetoric (Part 2): The Futility of Battlefield Entreaty in Books 10-12 -- Failure of Rhetoric (Part 3): Sight Makes Right and the Aeneid's Finale -- Chapter 6: Conclusion: Ante ora parentum -- Notes -- 1. Prophaenomena ad Vergilium -- 2. Ruse and Revelation -- 3. Vision Past and Future -- 4. Hic amor -- 5. Vidi, Vici -- 6. Conclusion: Ante ora parentum -- Bibliography -- Subject Index -- Index Locorum
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Smith, Riggs Alden Primacy of Vision in Virgil's Aeneid Austin : University of Texas Press,c2005 9780292706576
Subject Virgil. -- Aeneis.;Aeneas (Legendary character) in literature.;Epic poetry, Latin -- History and criticism.;Visual perception in literature.;Art and literature -- Rome.;Visions in literature.;Vision in literature
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