The Greek Heritage In Victorian Britain

The Greek Heritage In Victorian Britain

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by Frank M. Turner
     
 

An important new study that seeks to establish what Victorian writers said about Greek culture and how their interpretations both molded and reflected the attitudes and values of the Victorian age.

"Turner's readable, intelligent, thorough, witty, and magisterial book discovers and narrates a fundamental strain in British intellectual life from the late eighteenth

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An important new study that seeks to establish what Victorian writers said about Greek culture and how their interpretations both molded and reflected the attitudes and values of the Victorian age.

"Turner's readable, intelligent, thorough, witty, and magisterial book discovers and narrates a fundamental strain in British intellectual life from the late eighteenth century until the beginning of World War I. It is THE book on its subject. . . . Turner's study has changed, changed utterly, the Victorian landscape."-Richard Tobias, Victorian Poetry

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ISBN-13:
9780300032574
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
08/01/1984
Pages:
492
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

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