English Literature and the Classics (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

English Literature and the Classics (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by George Stuart Gordon

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Overview

Drawn from a collection of lectures delivered at Oxford in the winter of 1911–1912, these essays examine what the classics mean in the history of literature. Here are eloquent and authoritative essays on, among other subjects, “Greek and English Tragedy,” “The Greek Romances,” and “Ovid and Romance.”

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781411454453
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 11/01/2011
Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 256
File size: 589 KB

About the Author

George Stuart Gordon (1881–1942) was a British literary scholar who believed that English literature was capable of having a widespread and positive social influence. He held a number of academic positions and was the author of numerous books, including Companionable Books (1927), Shakespeare’s English (1928), Shakespearean Comedy and Other Studies (1945), and The Discipline of Letters (1946).

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