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The golden thread,

Author: Philo M Buck, Jr.
Publisher: [New York] The Macmillan Company, 1931.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Buck, Philo Melvin, 1877-1950.
Golden thread.
[New York] The Macmillan Company, 1931
(OCoLC)613125168
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philo M Buck, Jr.
OCLC Number: 327488
Notes: Illustrated lining-papers: head-pieces.
"Tradition in literature."--p. 1.
Description: xviii p., 1 l., 552 p. incl. front. 23 cm.
Contents: Preface --
I. The golden thread --
II. Bright Phoebus in his strength --
Homer --
The matter of Troy --
The Iliad --
The Odyssey --
III. The mystery of tears --
The theme --
Aeschylus --
Sophocles --
Euripides --
IV. The mystery of laughter --
Aristophanes --
V. The tragedy of empire --
Rome --
Virgil's Aeneid --
VI. The bankruptcy of paganism --
Socrates --
The aftermath --
VII. Kama, karma, and nirvana --
VIII. The voice from the wilderness --
The Hebrew Bible --
The Koran --
IX. The two eternities --
Monk and Knight --
Dante Alighieri --
X. The death of romance --
The New World --
Don Quixote --
XI: Que sçai-je?: Montagne --
XII. The ironical reply: Shakespeare --
XIII. The modern gentleman: Molière --
XV. Romance and protest --
The romantic protest --
Goethe --
XVI. Last issues.
Responsibility: by Philo M. Buck, Jr.; decorations by Norman G. Rudolph.

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