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Greek epigram in reception : J.A. Symonds, Oscar Wilde, and the invention of desire, 1805-1929 / Gideon Nisbet.

Nisbet, Gideon, (author.).
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Subject: Greek anthology.
Epigrams, Greek > Appreciation > Great Britain > History.
English literature > Greek influences.
English literature > 19th century > History and criticism.

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  • ISBN: 9780191761355 (ebook)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.: Tracing the evolution and reception history of a collection of ancient Greek epigrams from the early nineteenth to twentieth century, the volume analyses the rhetoric which writers and translators brought to the text, highlighting the after effects of this cultural war on the interpretations of Ancient Greece in British print culture.
Source of Description Note: Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on December 2, 2013).
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