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A tremendous thing. Friendship from the Iliad to the internet

Author: Gregory Jusdanis
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Gregory Jusdanis explores the complex, sometimes contradictory nature of friendship, reclaiming its importance in both society and the humanities...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory Jusdanis
ISBN: 9780801452840 0801452848
OCLC Number: 932594690
Contents: Introduction1. The Politics of Friendship2. Mourning Becomes Friendship3. Duty and Desire4. Friends and LoversAfterword: Digital FriendsNotesWorks CitedIndex
Responsibility: Gregory Jusdanis.


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"Erudite and eloquent.... Though he draws on the work of historians, sociologists, and philosphers to contextualize his literary sources, the book's claim to novelty lies in its examination of how a Read more...

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