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Eclogues

(1981)
A collection of stories by

 
These eight stories by Guy Davenport are extraordinary. His fiction becomes a historical and linguistic collage, "assemblages," he has said, "of history and necessary fiction". We follow time through Thebes under Spartan rule, the Athens of Diogenes, a Civil War field hospital, Bordeaux, Bologna, and the English countryside in the 20th century.

Mixtures of myth and fable, these tales have their origins in Plutarch, Montaigne, The Acts of the Apostles, Theokritos, and the daily newspaper.

 
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Paperback Editions

September 1993 : USA Paperback
Title: Eclogues (Johns Hopkins: Poetry and Fiction)
Author(s): Professor Guy Davenport
ISBN: 0-8018-4695-1 / 978-0-8018-4695-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press
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October 1984 : UK Paperback
Title: Eclogues (Picador Books)
Author(s): Guy Davenport
ISBN: 0-330-28417-7 / 978-0-330-28417-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan
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July 1981 : USA Paperback
Title: Eclogues
Author(s): Behrens
ISBN: 0-86547-030-8 / 978-0-86547-030-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: North Point Pr
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Kindle Editions

September 2015 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: Eclogues: Eight Stories
Author(s): Guy Davenport
Publisher: Open Road Media
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