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On the classical tradition.

Matthew Arnold

On the classical tradition.

by Matthew Arnold

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Published by Michigan U.P. in Ann Arbor .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesThe complete prose works of Matthew Arnold -- 1
The Physical Object
Pagination271p.
Number of Pages271
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13653007M

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The Western classical tradition is the reception of classical Greco-Roman antiquity by later cultures, especially the post-classical West, involving texts, imagery, objects, ideas, institutions, monuments, architecture, cultural artifacts, rituals, practices, and sayings. Philosophy, political thought, and mythology are three major examples of how classical culture survives and continues to have influence. The West . The Classical Tradition: Greek and Roman Influences on Western Literature: Greek and Roman Influences on Western Literature Gilbert Highet Oxford University Press, USA, - Literary Criticism - pagesReviews: 1.

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The Classical Tradition book. Read 34 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This landmark book explores the ways in which the Greco-Rom /5. About this book. The Classical Tradition: Art, Literature, Thought presents an authoritative, coherent and wide-ranging guide to the afterlife of Greco-Roman antiquity in later Western cultures and a ground-breaking reinterpretation of large aspects.

The Classical Tradition does full justice to the complexity of this millenial story: Highet shows us both how ancient books shaped later readers, and how medieval and modern writers used classical elements to build their own, distinctive literatures.

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