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Doomed Love

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ISBN-10: 0141034785

ISBN-13: 9780141034782

Edition: N/A

Authors: Virgil, W. F. Jackson Knight

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Love can be surprising. Love can be heartbreaking. Love can be an art. But love is the singular emotion that all humans rely on most . . . and crave endlessly, no matter what the cost. United by this theme of love, the nine titles in the Penguin Great Loves collectioninclude tales of blissful and all-encompassing, doomed and tragic, erotic and absurd, seductive and adulterous, innocent and murderous love. A deeply moving addition to the Penguin Great Ideas and Great Journeys series, each gorgeously packaged book will challenge all expectations of love while celebrating the beauty of its existence. All books in this series:Cures for Love Doomed Love The Eaten Heart First Love Forbidden…    
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Book details

List price: $10.00
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/18/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 4.25" wide x 7.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.220
Language: English

Virgil was born on October 15, 70 B.C.E., in Northern Italy in a small village near Mantua. He attended school at Cremona and Mediolanum (Milan), then went to Rome, where he studied mathematics, medicine and rhetoric, and finally completed his studies in Naples. He entered literary circles as an "Alexandrian," the name given to a group of poets who sought inspiration in the sophisticated work of third-century Greek poets, also known as Alexandrians. In 49 BC Virgil became a Roman citizen. After his studies in Rome, Vergil is believed to have lived with his father for about 10 years, engaged in farm work, study, and writing poetry. After the battle of Philippi in 42 B.C.E. Virgils property…