Classical Literature - Pelican Books (Paperback)
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Classical Literature - Pelican Books (Paperback)

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Paperback 352 Pages / Published: 29/01/2015
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What makes Greek and Roman literature great?
How has classical literature influenced Western culture?
What did Greek and Roman authors learn from each other?

Richard Jenkyns is emeritus Professor of the Classical Tradition and the Public Orator at the University of Oxford. His books include Virgil's Experience and The Victorians and Ancient Greece, acclaimed as 'masterly' by History Today.

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780141977355
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 204 g
Dimensions: 181 x 111 x 20 mm


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An epic undertaking... the story of how all Western literature came to be... There is a great deal in Jenkyns' book for which to be thankful: most of all his infectious love -- Iona McLaren * Sunday Telegraph *

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