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Unadjusted Man in the Age of Overadjustment: Where History and Literature ...

Literary Criticism - 369 pages
The great critic Peter Viereck, in a volume that both reproduces an earlier effort and presents an entirely new work on the intersection of history and literature, offers a ...
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The Cambridge Companion to Bede

Scott DeGregorio - Literary Criticism - 2010
As the major writer and thinker of the Anglo-Saxon period, the Venerable Bede is a key figure in the study of the literature and thought of this time. This Companion, written ...
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Classics and Translation: Essays

D. S. Carne-Ross, Kenneth Haynes - Literary Criticism - 2010 - 377 pages
D. S. Carne-Ross (1921-2010) was one of the finest critics of classical literature in English translation after Arnold. More than four decades of Carne-Ross's writings are ...
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The Cambridge Companion to English Renaissance Tragedy

Emma Smith, Garrett A. Sullivan, Jr - Literary Criticism - 2010
Featuring essays by major international scholars, this Companion combines analysis of themes crucial to Renaissance tragedy with the interpretation of canonical and frequently ...
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Silence in the Land of Logos

Silvia Montiglio - Literary Criticism - 2010 - 360 pages
In ancient Greece, the spoken word connoted power, whether in the free speech accorded to citizens or in the voice of the poet, whose song was thought to know no earthly bounds ...
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Classical Mythology: A Very Short Introduction

Helen Morales - Social Science - 2007 - 168 pages
From Zeus and Europa, to Diana, Pan, and Prometheus, the myths of ancient Greece and Rome seem to exert a timeless power over us. But what do those myths represent, and why are ...
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Court Poetry in Late Medieval England and Scotland: Allegories of Authority

Antony J. Hasler - Literary Criticism - 2011
This book explores the anxious and unstable relationship between court poetry and various forms of authority, political and cultural, in England and Scotland at the beginning ...
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Stand in the Trench, Achilles: Classical Receptions in British Poetry of the ...

Elizabeth Vandiver - Literary Criticism - 2010 - 480 pages
Elizabeth Vandiver examines the ways in which British poets of the First World War used classical literature, culture, and history as a source of images, ideas, and even ...
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Declamation, Paternity, and Roman Identity: Authority and the Rhetorical Self

Erik Gunderson - History - 2003
This book explores the much maligned and misunderstood genre of declamation. Instead of a bastard rhetoric, declamation should be seen as a venue within which the rhetoric of ...
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