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The death of Virgil

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North Point Press,
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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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lastUpdate 2018-03-20 04:19:47AM

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subject_facet Virgil -- In literature
title_display The death of Virgil
title_full The death of Virgil / Hermann Broch ; translated by Jean Starr Untermeyer
title_short The death of Virgil
topic_facet In literature, Virgil