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Plutarch: How to study poetry (de audiendis poetis)

Author: Richard L Hunter; Plutarchus; Donald Russell
Publisher: Cambridge [u.a.] Cambridge Univ. Press 2011
Series: Cambridge Greek and Latin classics
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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.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard L Hunter; Plutarchus; Donald Russell
ISBN: 9780521173605 ) 0521173604 ((pbk.)) 9781107002043 1107002044
OCLC Number: 846431479
Language Note: Text griech., Einl. und Kommentar engl. - Teilw. in griech. Schr.
Notes: Literaturverz. S. [210] - 218
Description: IX, 222 S.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Introduction; Text; Commentary; Bibliography; General index; Index of passages discussed.
Series Title: Cambridge Greek and Latin classics
Other Titles: De audiendis poetis
How to study poetry
Responsibility: ed. by Richard Hunter and Donald Russell
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