The Classical Tradition: Greek and Roman Influences on Western Literature

By Gilbert Highet | Go to book overview

THE
CLASSICAL
TRADITION
GREEK AND ROMAN INFLUENCES
ON WESTERN LITERATURE

BY

GILBERT HIGHET

WITH A NEW FOREWORD BY

HAROLD BLOOM

OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
New York    Oxford

-iii-

Notes for this page

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items
Notes
Cite this page

Cited page

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Note: primary sources have slightly different requirements for citation. Please see these guidelines for more information.

Cited page

Bookmark this page
The Classical Tradition: Greek and Roman Influences on Western Literature
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Foreword v
  • Preface ix
  • Acknowledgements xii
  • Contents xv
  • Abbreviations xxxix
  • 1 - Introduction 1
  • 2 - The Dark Ages- English Literature 22
  • 3 - The Middle Ages- French Literature 48
  • 4 - Dante and Pagan Antiquity 70
  • 5 - Towards the Renaissance Petrarch, Boccaccio, Chaucer 81
  • 6 - The Renaissance Translation 104
  • 7 - The Renaissance Drama 127
  • 8 - The Renaissance 144
  • 9 - The Renaissance Pastoral and Romance 162
  • 10 - Rabelais and Montaigne 178
  • 11 - Shakespeare’s Classics 194
  • 12 - The Renaissance and Afterwards Lyric Poetry 219
  • 13 - Transition 255
  • 14 - The Battle of the Books 261
  • 15 - A Note on Baroque 289
  • 16 - Baroque Tragedy 293
  • 17 - Satire 303
  • 18 - Baroque Prose 322
  • 19 - The Time of Revolution 355
  • 20 - Parnassus and Antichrist 437
  • 21 - A Century of Scholarship 466
  • 22 - The Symbolist Poets and James Joyce 501
  • 23 - The Reinterpretation of the Myths 520
  • 24 - Conclusion 541
  • Brief Bibliography 550
  • Notes 556
  • Index 707
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this book

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen
Items saved from this book
  • Bookmarks
  • Highlights & Notes
  • Citations
/ 768

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Search by... Author
    Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.