Georgic

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Literary/ Cultural Context Note

A poem about rural life modelled on Virgil's Georgics which extolled the life of the farmer as the moral and political basis of Republican health. [See also Virgil in the People table.]

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Citation:
Editors. "Georgic". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2001
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=471, accessed 23 July 2014.]


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