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How to study poetry = De audiendis poetis

Author: Plutarch.; R L Hunter; D A Russell
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Series: Cambridge Greek and Latin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Greek, Ancient [to 1453]View all editions and formats
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"Plutarch's essay 'How to Study Poetry' offers a set of reading practices intended to remove the potential damage that poetry can do to the moral health of young readers. It opens a window on to a world of ancient education and scholarship which can seem rather alien to those brought up in the highly sophisticated world of modern literary theory and criticism. The full Introduction and Commentary, by two of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Named Person: Plutarch.; Plutarchus; Plutarch.; Plutarch.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Plutarch.; R L Hunter; D A Russell
ISBN: 9781107002043 1107002044 9780521173605 0521173604
OCLC Number: 690084056
Language Note: Text in Greek; introduction and commentary in English.
Description: ix, 222 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Introduction; Text; Commentary; Bibliography; General index; Index of passages discussed.
Series Title: Cambridge Greek and Latin classics.
Other Titles: Quomodo adolescens poetas audire debeat
De audiendis poetis
Responsibility: Plutarch ; edited by Richard Hunter and Donald Russell.
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A full treatment of this major source on ancient literary education by two of the leading scholars in the field.  Read more...

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'It is one of the most informative and intriguing of the studies on ancient reading that I have encountered in some years.' Peter Toohey, Comptes Rendus

 
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