An unknown English translation of Virgil's Third Georgic (c.1800)

Gillespie, S. (2015) An unknown English translation of Virgil's Third Georgic (c.1800). Translation and Literature, 24(3), pp. 319-340. (doi: 10.3366/tal.2015.0220)

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Abstract

This article supplies the 757 lines of this never-before-printed translation into English couplet verse found in BL MS Add. 38448A. The author's identity is currently unknown, but circumstantial detail suggests that Robert Jenkinson, the second Lord Liverpool, was his patron. An introduction explains the manuscript's context and probable date.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Gillespie, Dr Stuart
Authors: Gillespie, S.
College/School:College of Arts > School of Critical Studies > English Literature
Journal Name:Translation and Literature
Publisher:Edinburgh University Press
ISSN:0968-1361
ISSN (Online):1750-0214

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