A Classical Literature
A Concise History
By (author) Richard Rutherford
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Classical Literature by Richard Rutherford
Book DescriptionThis accessible one-volume survey of the literature of Greece and Rome covers the period between Homer around 700 BC and Augustine around AD 410. It highlights what is important historically and of continuing interest and value in classical literature. It is an introduction by the editor presents essential information in a concise, accessible way. Each chapter focuses on a particular genre or area of literature. This structure allows readers to see continuities between different periods and to move easily between the Greek and Roman worlds. It includes extensive quotations in English. A timeline and an index of authors help to make the material as accessible as possible.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780631231325
(238mm x 165mm x 28mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 30-Jun-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Richard Rutherford
Homer, Paperback (May 2013)
This edition is an introduction to the Iliad and Odyssey; including dating, context and interpretation. It contains an extensive bibliography.
Culture in Pieces, Hardback (June 2011)
This volume of essays is chiefly concerned with the problems of interpretation raised by fragmentary evidence, especially by the partial or imperfect survival of texts from the classical world. The essays consider a variety of problems, addressing questions of literary history, source-criticism, editorial method, and scholarly technique.
Bacchae and Other Plays, Paperback (January 2006)
Covers such plays as: "Phoenician Women", "Orestes", "Bacchae", "Iphigenia at Aulis", and the "Rhesus".
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* A accessible one--volume survey of the literature of Greece and Rome. * Covers the period between Homer around 700 BC and Augustine around AD 410. * Highlights what is important historically and of continuing interest and value in classical literature.
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Author Biography - Richard Rutherford
Richard Rutherford is Tutor in Greek and Latin Literature at Christ Church, Oxford, and a University Lecturer at Oxford. His previous publications include The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius: A Study (1989), The Art of Plato (1995) and Homer (1996).
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