The Classical Tradition: Greek and Roman Influences on Western Literature / Edition 1

The Classical Tradition: Greek and Roman Influences on Western Literature / Edition 1

by Gilbert Highet
ISBN-10:
0195002067
ISBN-13:
9780195002065
Pub. Date:
11/28/1985
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
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The Classical Tradition: Greek and Roman Influences on Western Literature / Edition 1

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: 9780195002065
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 11/28/1985
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 800
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 5.31(h) x 1.45(d)
Lexile: 1360L (what's this?)

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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