Classical Literature

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In short, engaging chapters, Richard Jenkyns illuminates the most enduring and influential works of the classical world, from the Homeric epics to the golden age of Latin poetry, and explores their unparalleled and continuing influence on Western literature.

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What makes Greek and Roman literature great?
How has classical literature influenced Western culture?
What did Greek and Roman authors learn from each other?

Richard Jenkyns is emeritus Professor of the Classical Tradition and the Public Orator at the University of Oxford. His books include Virgil’s Experience and The Victorians and Ancient Greece, acclaimed as ‘masterly’ by History Today.

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Weight 0.204 kg
Dimensions 18.1 × 11.1 × 2 cm
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Cover

Paperback

Pages

xi, 331

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

880.09 (edition:23)

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General – Trade / Code: K