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  • Published: 25 March 2015
  • ISBN: 9780141977355
  • Imprint: Penguin Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $19.99

Classical Literature

A Pelican Introduction


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Why is Greek and Roman literature so great?

How has classical literature influenced Western culture?

What did Greek and Roman authors learn from each other?

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.

  • Pub date: 25 March 2015
  • ISBN: 9780141977355
  • Imprint: Penguin Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $19.99

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