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The Resource The death of Virgil, Hermann Broch ; translated by Jean Starr Untermeyer

The death of Virgil, Hermann Broch ; translated by Jean Starr Untermeyer

Label
The death of Virgil
Title
The death of Virgil
Statement of responsibility
Hermann Broch ; translated by Jean Starr Untermeyer
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Author
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Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
It is the reign of the Emperor Augustus, and Publius Vergilius Maro, the poet of the Aeneid and Caesar's enchanter, has been summoned to the palace, where he will shortly die. Out of the last hours of Virgil's life and the final stirrings of his consciousness, the Austrian writer Hermann Broch fashioned one of the great works of twentieth-century modernism, a book that embraces an entire world and renders it with an immediacy that is at once sensual and profound. Begun while Broch was imprisoned in a German concentration camp, The Death of Virgil is part historical novel and part prose poem -- and always an intensely musical and immensely evocative meditation on the relation between life and death, the ancient and the modern
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DLC
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1886-1951
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Broch, Hermann
Dewey number
833/.912
Index
no index present
LC call number
PT2603.R657
LC item number
T613 1995
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1886-1970
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Untermeyer, Jean Starr
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  • Virgil
  • Rome
Target audience
adult
Label
The death of Virgil, Hermann Broch ; translated by Jean Starr Untermeyer
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Publication
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st Vintage International ed.
Extent
493 pages
Isbn
9780679755487
Lccn
94034712
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 31011831
  • (OCoLC)31011831
Label
The death of Virgil, Hermann Broch ; translated by Jean Starr Untermeyer
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st Vintage International ed.
Extent
493 pages
Isbn
9780679755487
Lccn
94034712
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 31011831
  • (OCoLC)31011831

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