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Author Watkins, John, 1960-
Title The specter of Dido : Spenser and Virgilian epic / John Watkins.
Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, [1995]
©1995

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 MUSKINGUM STACKS  PR2367.L5 W38    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 MUSKINGUM STACKS  PR2367.L5 W38    AVAILABLE  
Author Watkins, John, 1960-
Subject Spenser, Edmund, 1552?-1599 -- Knowledge and learning -- Literature.
Spenser, Edmund, 1552?-1599 -- Characters -- Queens.
Virgil -- Influence.
Virgil. Aeneis.
Dido (Legendary character) -- In literature.
Epic poetry, English -- Roman influences.
Queens in literature.
Description xi, 208 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0300058837 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 31170615
Table of Contents
 Acknowledgments 
 Note on Sources 
 Introduction1
1From Homeric Romance to Augustan Epic: Virgil's Revision of the Odyssey9
2Remembrances of Dido: Medieval and Renaissance Transformations of the Aeneid30
3Paulo maiora canamus: Epic Anticipations and Alternatives in The Shepheardes Calender62
4From Roma Aeterna to the New Hierusalem: The Virgilian Origins of Book I of The Faerie Queene90
5Tempering the Two Didos: Romance and Allegorical Epic in Book II113
6"Diverse Folk Diversely They Demed": Virgilian Alternatives in Book III144
 Afterword175
 Notes179
 Index205


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