Poems for Camilla (Hardcover)

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Rachel Hadas's remarkable new book treats the Aeneid as a commentary on our times. Just as Virgil wrote against the backdrop of the self-conflicted, imperial turbulence of Rome, Hadas examines our republic as it veers off into possibly irreversible disorder. The good news, as Hadas reminds us with her characteristic humanity and intelligence, is that individuals and societies often survive crises rather than succumbing to them. Against the jolts and jars of history, she asserts life's quiet miracles, including, in her case, the generational continuity extending from her revered father to the beloved grandchild to whom this book is dedicated.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781939574251
ISBN-10: 1939574250
Publisher: Measure Press Inc.
Publication Date: September 7th, 2018
Pages: 64
Language: English