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Virgil

Virgil's Bumpkins: An examination of rural idealization and denigration in Virgil's Georgics and 21st-century American culture

Publication Date
2021-January-01
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Abstract

Vergil's Georgics has been known throughout history as a didactic, "how to" guide on farming. However, as scholarship has progressed, the Georgics is now seen less as a guide on farming and more as a "self-insert" farming fantasy for the...

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