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The classical tradition : Greek and Roman influences on western literature

Author: Gilbert Highet
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1985, ©1976.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A reissue in paperback of a title first published in 1949.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Highet, Gilbert, 1906-1978.
Classical tradition.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1985, ©1976
(DLC) 85015477
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gilbert Highet
ISBN: 9780198020066 0198020066 1280522704 9781280522703
OCLC Number: 252583067
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xxxviii, 763 pages)
Contents: ABBREVIATIONS; CHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER 2. THE DARK AGES: ENGLISH LITERATURE; CHAPTER 3. THE MIDDLE AGES: FRENCH LITERATURE; CHAPTER 4. DANTE AND PAGAN ANTIQUITY; CHAPTER 5. TOWARDS THE RENAISSANCE: PETRARCH, BOCCACCIO, CHAUCER; CHAPTER 6. THE RENAISSANCE: TRANSLATION; CHAPTER 7. THE RENAISSANCE: DRAMA; CHAPTER 8. THE RENAISSANCE: EPIC; CHAPTER 9. THE RENAISSANCE: PASTORAL AND ROMANCE; CHAPTER 10. RABELAIS AND MONTAIGNE; CHAPTER 11. SHAKESPEARE'S CLASSICS; CHAPTER 12. THE RENAISSANCE AND AFTERWARDS: LYRIC POETRY; CHAPTER 13. TRANSITION; CHAPTER 14. THE BATTLE OF THE BOOKS CHAPTER 15. A NOTE ON BAROQUECHAPTER 16. BAROQUE TRAGEDY; CHAPTER 17. SATIRE; CHAPTER 18. BAROQUE PROSE; CHAPTER 19. THE TIME OF REVOLUTION; CHAPTER 20. PARNASSUS AND ANTICHRIST; CHAPTER 21. A CENTURY OF SCHOLARSHIP; CHAPTER 22. THE SYMBOLIST POETS AND JAMES JOYCE; CHAPTER 23. THE REINTERPRETATION OF THE MYTHS; CHAPTER 24. CONCLUSION; BRIEF BIBLIOGRAPHY; NOTES; INDEX
Responsibility: by Gilbert Highet.
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