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Poet (15-Oct-70 BC — 21-Sep-19 BC)


John D. Bernard (editor). Vergil at 2000: Commemorative Essays on the Poet and His Influence. AMS Press. 1986. 342pp.

W. A. Camps. An Introduction to Virgil's Aeneid. Oxford University Press. 1979. 176pp.

Steele Commager. Virgil: A Collection of Critical Essays. Prentice-Hall. 1966. 186pp.

Domenico Comparetti. Vergil in the Middle Ages. Princeton University Press. 1997. 376pp.

Taylor Corse. Dryden's Aeneid: The English Virgil. University of Delaware Press. 1991. 151pp.

Marilynn Desmond. Reading Dido: Gender, Textuality, and the Medieval Aeneid. University of Minnesota Press. 1994. 296pp.

Paul F. Distler. Vergil and Vergiliana. Loyola University Press. 1966. 407pp.

George E. Duckworth. Vergil and Classical Hexameter Poetry: A Study in Metrical Variety. University of Michigan Press. 1969. 167pp.

Tenney Frank. Vergil: A Biography. New York: Henry Holt. 1922. 200pp.

Lee Fratantuono. Madness Unchained: A Reading of Virgil's Aeneid. Lexington Books. 2007. 427pp.

Randall T. Ganiban. Statius and Virgil: The Thebaid and the Reinterpretation of the Aeneid. Cambridge University Press. 2007. 258pp.

Philip Hardie (editor). Virgil: Critical Assessments of Classical Authors. Taylor & Francis. 1999. 480pp.

Nicholas Horsfall. A Companion to the Study of Virgil. E. J. Brill. 2000. 330pp.

M. Owen Lee. Fathers and Sons in Virgil's Aeneid: Tum Genitor Natum. SUNY Press. 1982. 200pp.

Peter Levi. Virgil: His Life and Times. Duckworth. 1998. 248pp.

R. O. A. M. Lyne. Words and the Poet: Characteristic Techniques of Style in Vergil's Aeneid. Oxford University Press. 1998. 209pp.

Sabine MacCormack. The Shadows of Poetry: Vergil in the Mind of Augustine. University of California Press. 1998. 258pp.

Sara Mack. Patterns of Time in Vergil. Archon Books. 1978. 120pp.

Charles Martindale (editor). The Cambridge Companion to Virgil. Cambridge University Press. 1997. 370pp.

Walter Moskalew. Formular Language and Poetic Design in the Aeneid. E. J. Brill. 1982. 273pp.

Stephanie Nelson. God and the Land: The Metaphysics of Farming in Hesiod and Vergil. Oxford University Press. 1998. 252pp.

James J. O'Hara. True Names: Vergil and the Alexandrian Tradition of Etymological Wordplay. University of Michigan Press. 1996. 320pp.

Brooks Otis. Virgil: A Study in Civilized Poetry. Clarendon Press. 1963. 436pp.

Michael Paschalis. Virgil's Aeneid: Semantic Relations and Proper Names. Oxford University Press. 1997. 438pp.

Mark Petrini. The Child and the Hero: Coming of Age in Catullus and Vergil. University of Michigan Press. 1996. 136pp.

Michael C. J. Putnam. Virgil's Aeneid: Interpretation and Influence. UNC Press. 1995. 332pp.

Michael C. J. Putnam. Virgil's Epic Designs: Ekphrasis in the Aeneid. Yale University Press. 1998. 257pp.

Edward Kennard Rand. The Magical Art of Virgil. Archon Books. 1966. 458pp.

Roger Rees (editor). Romane Memento: Vergil in the Fourth Century. Duckworth. 2004. 238pp.

David O. Ross. Virgil's Aeneid: A Reader's Guide. Blackwell Publishing. 2007. 154pp.

David R. Slavitt. Virgil. Yale University Press. 1991. 181pp.

Alden Smith. The Primacy of Vision in Virgil's Aeneid. University of Texas Press. 2005. 271pp.

John Webster Spargo. Virgil the Necromancer: Studies in Virgilian Legends. Harvard University Press. 1934. 502p.

Sarah Spence. Poets and Critics Read Vergil. Yale University Press. 2001. 216pp.

Yasmin Syed. Vergil's Aeneid and the Roman Self: Subject and Nation in Literary Discourse. University of Michigan Press. 2005. 277pp.

Richard F. Thomas. Virgil and the Augustan Reception. Cambridge University Press. 2001. 324pp.

L. P. Wilkinson. The Georgics of Virgil: A Critical Surve. Cambridge University Press. 1978. 363pp.

Susan Ford Wiltshire. Public and Private in Vergil's Aeneid. University of Massachusetts Press. 1989. 172pp.

Theodore Ziolkowski. Virgil and the Moderns. Princeton University Press. 1993. 274pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1512)

  8. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.244)

  9. Who's Who in Lesbian & Gay Writing (p.204)

  10. Greek and Latin Authors 800BC-1000AD (pp.463-68)

  11. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.1074)

  12. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.499)

  13. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.703)

  14. Who's Who in the Roman World (pp.322-26)

  15. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.44)

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