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The great books : a journey through 2,500 years of the West's classic literature, Anthony O'Hear

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The great books : a journey through 2,500 years of the West's classic literature
Title
The great books
Title remainder
a journey through 2,500 years of the West's classic literature
Statement of responsibility
Anthony O'Hear
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
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O'Hear, Anthony
Dewey number
011.73
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PN523
LC item number
.O37 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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The great books : a journey through 2,500 years of the West's classic literature, Anthony O'Hear
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Publication
Note
Originally published: Cambridge, UK : Icon, 2007, under title: The great books: from The Iliad and The Odyssey to Goethe's Faust : a journey through 2,500 years of the West's classic literature
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 335-336) and index
Contents
Homer -- The Iliad -- The Odyssey Greek tragedy. Aeschylus's Oresteia: Agamemnon ; Sophocles' Theban plays: Antigone ; Euripides: the Baccbae -- Plato and the death of Socrates -- Virgil and The Aeneid -- Ovid's Metamorphoses -- Saint Augustine's Confessions -- Dante: the divine comedy. Inferno ; Purgatorio ; Paradiso ; Dante: summing up -- Chaucer: The Canterbury tales -- Shakespeare. Henry V ; Hamlet ; The Tempest -- Cervantes: Don Quixote -- Milton: Paradise lost -- Pascal: Pensees -- Racine: Phédre -- Goethe: Faust. Faust, part one ; Faust, part two
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xx, 351 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781933859781
Lccn
2008928732
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn232128121
  • (OCoLC)232128121
  • 1286140
Label
The great books : a journey through 2,500 years of the West's classic literature, Anthony O'Hear
Publication
Note
Originally published: Cambridge, UK : Icon, 2007, under title: The great books: from The Iliad and The Odyssey to Goethe's Faust : a journey through 2,500 years of the West's classic literature
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 335-336) and index
Contents
Homer -- The Iliad -- The Odyssey Greek tragedy. Aeschylus's Oresteia: Agamemnon ; Sophocles' Theban plays: Antigone ; Euripides: the Baccbae -- Plato and the death of Socrates -- Virgil and The Aeneid -- Ovid's Metamorphoses -- Saint Augustine's Confessions -- Dante: the divine comedy. Inferno ; Purgatorio ; Paradiso ; Dante: summing up -- Chaucer: The Canterbury tales -- Shakespeare. Henry V ; Hamlet ; The Tempest -- Cervantes: Don Quixote -- Milton: Paradise lost -- Pascal: Pensees -- Racine: Phédre -- Goethe: Faust. Faust, part one ; Faust, part two
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xx, 351 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781933859781
Lccn
2008928732
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn232128121
  • (OCoLC)232128121
  • 1286140

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