Eclogues


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Eclogues

short pieces by Roman poet Vergil with pastoral setting. [Rom. Lit.: Benét, 1053]
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The theme of revenge pervades the West Indian Eclogues, but it plays a central role in the fourth and final eclogue.
Fraunce could have found inspiration in Ramus's anthology of the Pleiade poets in the French Dialectique (1555), or in his logico-rhetorical commentary on Virgil's ten eclogues in the Bucolica, praelectionibus exposita (1555).
The third Eclogue could easily be related to the concept of a modern-day 'rap-battle'.
We see, however, that the eclogue's tone and focus change with the arrival of the second shepherd, Mateo.
Eclogues II, VII and the Helicon--The Collage Cycle
Studies in the structure of the Eclogues have been periodically popular, but since the publication of Van Sickle's The Design of Vergil's 'Bucolics' in 1978, very little has been published on the subject.
Pushkin is recalling the Eclogues, particularly Virgil's trope of the responsive landscape (cf.
This article nuances Ross's broad claim for Linus's metapoetic function in the Eclogues to offer the specific suggestion that Vergil discovered in Linus a character whose diverse literary genealogy permitted him to explore the complex interplay of writing and singing in poetic composition.
NOTE: The last two lines of this poem come from Virgil's Eclogue