Classical Tradition: Greek and Roman Influences on Western Literature

Classical Tradition: Greek and Roman Influences on Western Literature

by Gilbert Highet
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195005708

ISBN-13: 9780195005707

Pub. Date: 12/31/1949

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This book is an outline of the chief ways in which Greek and Latin influence has moulded the literatures of western Europe and America.  See more details below

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This book is an outline of the chief ways in which Greek and Latin influence has moulded the literatures of western Europe and America.

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ISBN-13:
9780195005707
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
12/31/1949
Pages:
802
Product dimensions:
0.00(w) x 0.00(h) x 0.00(d)

Table of 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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