Virgil's gaze : nation and poetry in the Aeneid /
Virgil's Aeneid invites its reader to identify with the Roman nation whose origins and destiny it celebrates. But, as J.D. Reed argues in Virgil's Gaze, the great Roman epic satisfies this identification only indirectly--if at all. In retelling the story of Aeneas' foundational journe...
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