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Myth into Art: The Poet and Painter in Classical Greece / Edition 1
     

Myth into Art: The Poet and Painter in Classical Greece / Edition 1

by H. A. Shapiro
 

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ISBN-10: 0415067936

ISBN-13: 9780415067935

Pub. Date: 05/01/1994

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Myth into Art is a comparative study of mythological narrative in Greek poetry and the visual arts. Thirty of the major myths are surveyed, focusing on Homer, lyric poetry and Attic tragedy. On the artistic side,
the emphasis is on Athenian and South Italian vases. The book offers undergraduate students an introduction both to mythology and to the use of visual

Overview

Myth into Art is a comparative study of mythological narrative in Greek poetry and the visual arts. Thirty of the major myths are surveyed, focusing on Homer, lyric poetry and Attic tragedy. On the artistic side,
the emphasis is on Athenian and South Italian vases. The book offers undergraduate students an introduction both to mythology and to the use of visual sources in the study of Greek myth.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415067935
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/01/1994
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
220
Sales rank:
1,154,569
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

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