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The classical background of English literature

Label
The classical background of English literature
Title
The classical background of English literature
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Cataloging source
DLC
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1879-1959
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Thomson, J. A. K.
Dewey number
820.9
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR127
LC item number
.T5
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Classical literature
  • Comparative literature
  • Comparative literature
  • English literature
  • Littérature anglaise
  • Classical literature
  • Comparative literature
  • Comparative literature
  • English literature
  • Great Britain
  • Klassieke oudheid
  • Engels
  • Letterkunde
  • Receptie
  • Antike
  • Geschichte
  • Literatur
  • Rezeption
  • Altenglisch
  • Englisch
  • Littérature anglaise - Histoire et critique
  • Antike
  • Literatur
  • Englisch
  • Geschichte
Label
The classical background of English literature
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Setting -- Meaning of title ; Roman Britain ; Coming of the English ; Interaction of native and classical elements -- Classical literature : general characteristics -- Classical tradition ; Belief in reason ; Feeling for proportion ; Seeing both sides of a question ; Sophrosyne ; Artistic economy ; Artistic concentration ; Kinds ; Tradition in ancient art ; Humanism -- Classical literature : particular characteristics : poetry -- Heroic epic : Homer, Apollonius, Virgil, Lucan, Statius ; Didactic epic : Hesiod, Ovid ; Attic tragedy, compared and contrasted with Elizabethan ; Roman tragedy : Seneca ; Ancient comedy : Plautus, Terence ; Ancient lyric : Anacreon, Pindar, Horace ; Pastoral : Theocritus, Virgil ; Love poetry : Ovid ; Satire : Lucilius, Horace, Persius, Juvenal ; Epigram : Simonides, Martial -- Classical literature : particular characteristics : prose -- History : Herodotus, Thucydides, Xenophon, Caesar, Sallust, Livy, Tacitus ; Biography : Tacitus, Plutarch ; Oratory : Lysias, Isocrates, Demosthenes, Cicero ; Philosophy : Plato, Xenophon, Aristotle, Cicero, Seneca, Marcus ; Novel : Xenophon, Longus, Heliodorus, Petronius, Apuleius, Lucian ; Literary criticism : Aristotle, Longinus, Horace, Quintilian ; Fable ; Theophrastus, Pliny, Lucian -- Middle Ages -- Prestige of Latin ; Bede ; Alfred ; Norman Conquest ; Aristotelianism ; Dares and Dictys ; Alexander romance ; Mediaeval attitude to the classics ; Chaucer -- Renaissance -- Renaissance in Italy ; Influence of the scholars ; Revelation of Greek ; Humanism ; Renaissance in England ; More ; Erasmus ; Spenser ; Sidney ; Drama ; Prose ; Milton -- Eighteenth century -- Scholarship ; Correctness ; Dryden ; Pope ; Classicism ; Johnson, Gray ; Drama ; Prose : Swift, Addison ; Essay ; Dialogue ; Oratory ; Novel ; Influence of Horace -- Nineteenth century -- Romantic poetry : Wordsworth, Coleridge, Scott, Landor, Byron, Shelley, Keats, Tennyson, Browning, Pre-Raphaelites, Matthew Arnold ; Prose : Newman, Ruskin, Pater -- Twentieth century -- Fading of the classical influence
Control code
ocm00350992
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
272 pages
Lccn
48003720
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o00350992
  • (OCoLC)00350992
Label
The classical background of English literature
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Setting -- Meaning of title ; Roman Britain ; Coming of the English ; Interaction of native and classical elements -- Classical literature : general characteristics -- Classical tradition ; Belief in reason ; Feeling for proportion ; Seeing both sides of a question ; Sophrosyne ; Artistic economy ; Artistic concentration ; Kinds ; Tradition in ancient art ; Humanism -- Classical literature : particular characteristics : poetry -- Heroic epic : Homer, Apollonius, Virgil, Lucan, Statius ; Didactic epic : Hesiod, Ovid ; Attic tragedy, compared and contrasted with Elizabethan ; Roman tragedy : Seneca ; Ancient comedy : Plautus, Terence ; Ancient lyric : Anacreon, Pindar, Horace ; Pastoral : Theocritus, Virgil ; Love poetry : Ovid ; Satire : Lucilius, Horace, Persius, Juvenal ; Epigram : Simonides, Martial -- Classical literature : particular characteristics : prose -- History : Herodotus, Thucydides, Xenophon, Caesar, Sallust, Livy, Tacitus ; Biography : Tacitus, Plutarch ; Oratory : Lysias, Isocrates, Demosthenes, Cicero ; Philosophy : Plato, Xenophon, Aristotle, Cicero, Seneca, Marcus ; Novel : Xenophon, Longus, Heliodorus, Petronius, Apuleius, Lucian ; Literary criticism : Aristotle, Longinus, Horace, Quintilian ; Fable ; Theophrastus, Pliny, Lucian -- Middle Ages -- Prestige of Latin ; Bede ; Alfred ; Norman Conquest ; Aristotelianism ; Dares and Dictys ; Alexander romance ; Mediaeval attitude to the classics ; Chaucer -- Renaissance -- Renaissance in Italy ; Influence of the scholars ; Revelation of Greek ; Humanism ; Renaissance in England ; More ; Erasmus ; Spenser ; Sidney ; Drama ; Prose ; Milton -- Eighteenth century -- Scholarship ; Correctness ; Dryden ; Pope ; Classicism ; Johnson, Gray ; Drama ; Prose : Swift, Addison ; Essay ; Dialogue ; Oratory ; Novel ; Influence of Horace -- Nineteenth century -- Romantic poetry : Wordsworth, Coleridge, Scott, Landor, Byron, Shelley, Keats, Tennyson, Browning, Pre-Raphaelites, Matthew Arnold ; Prose : Newman, Ruskin, Pater -- Twentieth century -- Fading of the classical influence
Control code
ocm00350992
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
272 pages
Lccn
48003720
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o00350992
  • (OCoLC)00350992

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