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Journal > Volumes > 52 (2021) / 2 (Summer)
“Slimy Kempes Ill Smelling of the Mud:” The Terroir of Poetry and the Desire for Change in Barclay’s Eclogues
Clio Doyle
Queen Mary University of London

Barclay’s Eclogues draw on early modern readings of the meaning of food in Virgil to express dissatisfaction with the status quo and the poetry it makes possible and readiness to find a new, fairer way of life.

Pages: 313 - 326