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Classical mythology in English literature : a critical anthology

Author: Geoffrey Miles
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Brings together a range of English versions of three classical myths, allowing students to explore the ways in which they have been reinterpreted and reinvented by writers throughout history.

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Genre/Form: Literary collections
Named Person: Orpheus, (Greek mythological character); Adonis, (Greek deity); Orphée, (mythologie grecque); Adonis, (divinité grecque); Pygmalion, (mythologie grecque); Vénus, (divinité romaine); Adonis, (Greek deity); Orpheus, (Greek mythological character)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Miles
ISBN: 0415147549 9780415147545 0415147557 9780415147552 9780203194836 0203194837
OCLC Number: 40076562
Description: xiii, 456 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The myth-kitty --
A rough guide to the gods --
A mythological history of the world in one chapter --
Orpheus --
Venus and Adonis --
Pygmalion.
Responsibility: edited by Geoffrey Miles.
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"This is a handy source book for the student who would like to find the ancient myths and their later literary uses gathered together."-"Choice, 3/00

 
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