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The classical tradition : Greek and Roman influences on Western literature

Author: Gilbert Highet
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New editionView all editions and formats
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A monumental work of literary scholarship, reissued with a legacy-establishing foreword by Harold Bloom.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gilbert Highet
ISBN: 9780199377695 0199377693 0195002067 9780195002065
OCLC Number: 914353167
Description: 1 volume ; 21 cm
Contents: Foreword ; Preface ; 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 ; Chapter 12: The Renaissance and Afterwards: Lyric Poetry ; Chapter 13: Transition ; Chapter 14: The Battle of the Books ; Chapter 15: A Note on Baroque
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"Solidly grounded and solidly built...[Highet] deals with every period, every movement, every individual, and every separate work as an interesting special case for which he tries to find the special Read more...

 
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