The Cambridge History Of Classical Literature: Volume 1, Greek Literature, Part 2, Greek Drama by P. E. EasterlingThe Cambridge History Of Classical Literature: Volume 1, Greek Literature, Part 2, Greek Drama by P. E. Easterling

The Cambridge History Of Classical Literature: Volume 1, Greek Literature, Part 2, Greek Drama

EditorP. E. Easterling, Bernard M. W. Knox

Paperback | May 26, 1989

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The Cambridge History of Classical Literature, Volume 1 offers a comprehensive survey of Greek literature from Homer to end of the period of stable Graeco-Roman civilation in the third century A.D. It embodies the advances made by recent classical scholarship and pays particular attention to texts that have become known in modern times. After its success in hardcover, this volume is now being issued in four paperback parts, providing individual texts on early Greek poetry, Greek drama, philosophy, history and oratory, and on the literature of the Hellenistic period and the Empire. A chapter on books and readers in the Greek world concludes Part 4. Each part has its own appendix of authors and works, a list of works cited, and an index.
Bernard Knox was born in Bradford, West Yorkshire on November 24, 1914. After studying classics at St. John's College, Cambridge, he fought with the Republican forces in the Spanish Civil War. In 1939, he married Betty Baur and began teaching Latin at a private school in Greenwich, Connecticut. During World War II, he served in the Uni...
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Title:The Cambridge History Of Classical Literature: Volume 1, Greek Literature, Part 2, Greek DramaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:232 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.51 inPublished:May 26, 1989Publisher:Cambridge University Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521359821

ISBN - 13:9780521359825

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Table of Contents

List of plates, Abbreviations, Editorial note; 1. Tragedy R. P. Winnington-Ingram, John Gould, P. E. Easterling, and B. M. W. Knox; 2. The satyr play Dana F. Sutton; 3. Comedy E. W. Handley; Appendix of authors and works cited Martin Drury; Metrical appendix Martin Drury; Index.

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"...a mighty achievement, bringing together the work of nineteen of the finest scholars in the field to produce a single volume...It will surely not be superceded in this century, and probably never will..." The New York Review of Books