Classical Literary Criticism (Oxford World's Classics)

Classical Literary Criticism (Oxford World's Classics)

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This excellent and accessible work includes many major texts in translation: Aristotle's Poetics, Longinus' On Sublimity, Horace's Art of Poetry, Tacitus' Dialogues, and extracts from Plato and Plutarch. Based on the highly praised Ancient Literary Criticism (OUP, 1972), it contains a new introduction and explanatory notes, and will be of enormous value to students both of Latin and Greek and of literary criticism and theory. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

Type Book
Number Of Pages 272
Item Height 18 mm
Item Width 124 mm
Item Weight 181 Gram
Product Dimensions 124 x 18 x 193
Publisher OUP Oxford
Format Paperback | 272

'A very useful selection.' Dr M. S. Silk, King's College, London
'A very useful collection.' Anne Sheppard, Royal Holloway and Bedford New College
'An excellent collection.' M. J. Blumenthal, University of Liverpool
'A fine selection at an attractive price. It is good to see some less well known texts of ancient criticism included.' Dr Alison Sharrock, University of Keele
'I welcome this book particularly for the less familiar authors not easily accessible to students.' Dr M. A. Bromley, St Mary's College, Strawberry Hill
'extremely useful to students' P. E. Easterling, University College, London
'An excellent anthology' Dr A. P. Baldwin, Cambridge University

D. A. Russell is Professor of Classical Literature at the University of Oxford and Fellow of St John's College, Oxford and M. Winterbottom is a Fellow of Worcester College, Oxford.