English Literature and Ancient Languages

English Literature and Ancient Languages

by Kenneth Haynes
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199261903

ISBN-13: 9780199261901

Pub. Date: 12/11/2003

Publisher: Oxford University Press

English Literature and Ancient Languages is a study of the literary uses of languages contact, of English literature in conjunction with Latin and Greek. The book's emphasis is literary, that is formal and verbal, and its goal is to discover how social interests and cultural ideals are, and are not, mediated through language.  See more details below

Overview

English Literature and Ancient Languages is a study of the literary uses of languages contact, of English literature in conjunction with Latin and Greek. The book's emphasis is literary, that is formal and verbal, and its goal is to discover how social interests and cultural ideals are, and are not, mediated through language.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199261901
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
12/11/2003
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 5.60(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1Multilingualism in Literature1
2Varieties of Languages Purism40
3The Interference of Latin with English Literature74
4Some Greek Influences on English Poetry104
5Apollo, Dionysus, and Nineteenth-Century English and German Poetry138
Notes174
Further Reading203
Index207

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