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The Concise Oxford Companion to Classical Literature (Oxford Paperback Reference)

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Derived from the highly praised second edition of The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature, this is the ideal reference book for anyone interested in the classical world and its literary heritage. Including accounts of the lives and works of the classical authors, character entries and plot summaries, general entries tracing the development of literary forms such as comedy and tragedy, and wide coverage of the historical, political social, and artistic background of ancient works, The Concise Oxford Companion to Classical Literature is indispensable for readers of classical literature, and equally accessible to anyone wishing simply to trace an allusion or understand the inspiration behind so much of Western art. Comprehensive and completely accessible, The Concise Oxford Companion to Classical Literature includes accounts of the lives and works of the classical authors; character entries and plot summaries; general entries tracing the development of the various literary forms; extensive coverage of the historical, political, social, and artistic background; and translation of all Greek and Latin words.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780192827081
With:
Chilvers, Ian
Author:
Howatson, Margaret
Editor:
Howatson, M. C.
Author:
Howatson, M. C.
Author:
null, Ian
Author:
null, M. C.
Author:
Chilvers, Ian
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Ancient - General
Subject:
Ancient and Classical
Subject:
Classical literature
Subject:
Classical dictionaries
Subject:
Ancient & Classical
Subject:
Classical Studies | Classical Literature in Translation
Subject:
Classical literature -- Dictionaries.
Copyright:
Series:
Oxford Paperback Reference
Publication Date:
19930617
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
19 figures
Pages:
592
Dimensions:
7.93x5.31x1.41 in. .86 lbs.

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