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Author Name    Segal, Charles

Title   ORPHEUS The Myth of the Poet

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket

Publisher    The Johns Hopkins University Press 1988

ISBN Number    0801837081 / 9780801837081

Seller ID   10127

Very minor shelfwear to DJ at heel of spine else Fine. DJ has minor discoloration to spine and front panel. ; Surveys the literary treatment of the Orpheus myth as the myth of the essence of poetry, its ability to encounter the fullest possible intensity of beauty and sorrow and to transform they into song. The first half concentrates on the ancient literary tradiiton. Later chapters focus on the continuities of the myth in modern literature. ; 256 pages

Literature & Fiction Mythology Criticism & Theory History & Criticism Poetry Greek Literature Classical Greek & Roman Orpheus

Price = 80.00 USD

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