The Ever-Present Past

The Ever-Present Past

by Edith Hamilton
     
 

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Essays on philosophy and literature, both ancient and modern, by the author of The Greek Way."A great lady with a disciplined and noble mind and an unquenchable love of good literature. In this volume, we can still hear that calm but not passionless voice explaining the grandeurs and difficulties of some of her favorite books and communicating her appreciation of them

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Essays on philosophy and literature, both ancient and modern, by the author of The Greek Way."A great lady with a disciplined and noble mind and an unquenchable love of good literature. In this volume, we can still hear that calm but not passionless voice explaining the grandeurs and difficulties of some of her favorite books and communicating her appreciation of them to us." —Gilbert Highet

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393004250
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
09/01/1967
Pages:
196
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.45(d)

Meet the Author

Edith Hamilton won the National Achievement Award in 1950, received honorary degrees of Doctor of Letters from Yale University, the University of Rochester, and the University of Pennsylvania, and was a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. In 1957 she was many an honorary citizen of Athens and was decorated with the Golden Cross of the Order of Benefaction by King Paul of Greece.

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