Civil War

Paperback | June 8, 2008

EditorLucanTranslated bySusan H. Braund

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This new translation in free verse conveys the full force of Lucan's writing and his grimly realistic view of the subject. The Introduction sets the scene for the reader unfamiliar with Lucan and explores his relationship with earlier writers of Latin epic, and his interest in thesensational.

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This new translation in free verse conveys the full force of Lucan's writing and his grimly realistic view of the subject. The Introduction sets the scene for the reader unfamiliar with Lucan and explores his relationship with earlier writers of Latin epic, and his interest in thesensational.

Susan H. Braund, Head of Department of Classics and Ancient History and University Lecturer, Exeter University.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 0.94 inPublished:June 8, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199540683

ISBN - 13:9780199540686

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'B.'s able introduction and over one hundred pages of notes will make her work specially useful in courses covering post-Augustan literature or epic. B. covers a lot of ground admirably . Very welcome are B.'s pages ... on Lucan's learning ... B. shows her usual poise in describing the poemitself.'Roland Mayer, King's College, London, The Classical Review