Classical Mythology In English Literature
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📒Classical Mythology In English Literature ✍ Geoffrey Miles
✏Classical Mythology in English Literature Book Summary : Classical Mythology in English Literature brings together a range of English versions of three classical myths. It allows students to explore the ways in which they have been reinterpreted and reinvented by writers throughout history. Beginning with a concise introduction to the principle Greco-Roman gods and heroes, the anthology then focuses on three stories: * Orpheus, the great musician and his quest to free his wife Eurydice from death * Venus and Adonis, the love goddess and the beautiful youth she loved * Pygmalion, the master sculptor who fell in love with his creation. Each section begins with the classical sources and ends with contemporary versions, showing how each myth has been used/abused or appropriated since its origins
✏The Classic Myths in English Literature and in Art Based Originally on Bulfinch s Age of Fable 1855 Book Summary : An illustrated anthology of classical myths, based on Bulfinch's nineteenth-century "Age of Fable," examining myths of divinities and heroes, and including commentary.
📒Classical Myths In English Literature ✍ Daniel Silas Norton
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📒A Short Guide To Classical Mythology ✍ Gordon MacDonald Kirkwood
✏A Short Guide to Classical Mythology Book Summary : Kirkwood's text provides a user-friendly, quick reference for teachers, students and general readers. It is an excellent, interdisciplinary resource for the study of classics, literature, history and comparative religions. It features complete reference list with pronunciations, variable entry lengths, principal stories of classical mythology, emphasis on literary importance of Greek myths, and references to English and European literature.
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📒A Handbook To The Reception Of Classical Mythology ✍ Vanda Zajko
✏A Handbook to the Reception of Classical Mythology Book Summary : A Handbook to the Reception of Classical Mythology presents a collection of essays that explore a wide variety of aspects of Greek and Roman myths and their critical reception from antiquity to the present day. Reveals the importance of mythography to the survival, dissemination, and popularization of classical myth from the ancient world to the present day Features chronologically organized essays that address different sets of myths that were important in each historical era, along with their thematic relevance Features chronologically organized essays that address different sets of myths that were important in each historical era, along with their thematic relevance Offers a series of carefully selected in-depth readings, including both popular and less well-known examples
📒Classical Mythology A Very Short Introduction ✍ Helen Morales
✏Classical Mythology A Very Short Introduction Book Summary : 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 they so enduringly fascinating? Why do they seem to be such a potent way of talking about our selves, our origins, and our desires? This imaginative and stimulating Very Short Introduction goes beyond a simple retelling of the stories to explore the rich history and diverse interpretations of classical myths. It is a wide-ranging account, examining how classical myths are used and understood in both high art and popular culture, taking the reader from the temples of Crete to skyscrapers in New York, and finding classical myths in a variety of unexpected places: from arabic poetry and Hollywood films, to psychoanalysis, the bible, and New Age spiritualism. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.
📒The Classical Mythology Of Milton S English Poems ✍ Charles Grosvenor Osgood
✏The Classical Mythology of Milton s English Poems Book Summary : Virtually every bibliography of English literature records Osgood's contributions. This work on Milton's debt to classical mythology appeared as the eighth volume of the prestigious Yale Studies in English series. This essay consists of an exhaustive tracing & discussion of mythological personages, places, & things in Milton's English poems. The documentary part is preceded by an extensive (85 pages) & careful introduction which investigates the role & value of mythology in history, & its function in John Milton's poetry. Indispensable aid for students of English Literature, historians of Greek & Roman thought; with three indices; authors, passages from Milton's works, mythological names & subjects.
📒Classical Mythology In Shakespeare ✍ Robert Kilburn Root
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