Lavinia
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Published:
Orlando : Harcourt, c2008.
Format:
Book
Edition:
1st ed.
Physical Desc:
279 pages : map ; 24 cm.
Reading Level:
IL: UG - BL: 6.2 - AR Pts: 15
Lexile measure:
960L
Status:
Description
In a richly imagined, beautiful new novel, an acclaimed writer gives an epic heroine her voice In The Aeneid, Vergil's hero fights to claim the king's daughter, Lavinia, with whom he is destined to found an empire. Lavinia herself never speaks a word. Now, Ursula K. Le Guin gives Lavinia a voice in a novel that takes us to the half-wild world of ancient Italy, when Rome was a muddy village near seven hills. Lavinia grows up knowing nothing but peace and freedom, until suitors come. Her mother wants her to marry handsome, ambitious Turnus. But omens and prophecies spoken by the sacred springs say she must marry a foreigner--that she will be the cause of a bitter war--and that her husband will not live long. When a fleet of Trojan ships sails up the Tiber, Lavinia decides to take her destiny into her own hands. And so she tells us what Vergil did not: the story of her life, and of thelove of her life. Lavinia is a book of passion and war, generous and austerely beautiful, from a writer working at the height of her powers.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780151014248, 0151014248
Reading Level:
UG
Level 6.2, 15 Points
Lexile measure:
960
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APA Citation (style guide)

Le Guin, U. K. (2008). Lavinia. Orlando: Harcourt.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929-. 2008. Lavinia. Orlando: Harcourt.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929-, Lavinia. Orlando: Harcourt, 2008.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Le Guin, Ursula K. Lavinia. Orlando: Harcourt, 2008. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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