A Short Introduction To Classical Myth

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A Short Introduction to Classical Myth

An essential reference for anyone interested in gaining a deeper understanding and appreciation of classical mythology, this unique guide offers original source material on the social and historical background, interpretation, and commentary on major literary books on Greek myth—such as Homer, Hesiod, the tragedians, the historians, Ovid, Vergil, and in Greek art. Written in a clear and lucid manner, the book offers fresh and original interpretations based on the latest scholarship, and comes organized into three distinct parts: I: Definitions and Interpretations (devoted to theoretical issues); II: Background (to fill in information essential to understanding myth); and III: Themes (chapters directed toward specific topics in the study of myth). For general readers of English literature and/or classical mythology.

Specifications of A Short Introduction to Classical Myth

GENERAL
AuthorBarry B. Powell
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Edition1
ISBN-100130258393
ISBN-139780130258397
PublisherPearson
Number Of Pages224
Publication Date2001-09-17
DIMENSIONS
Height8.9 inch.
Length5.9 inch.
Width0.7 inch.
Weight0.65 pounds.

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