This is a convenient source of wide-ranging critical opinion on early literature, from pre-Biblical epics of ancient Sumeria to the end of the fourteenth century. "Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism" offers extensive excerpts from criticism on the works of authors, poets and playwrights of many ages and areas. Criticism covers Confucius, The Koran, The Bible, St. Augustine, Epic of Gilgamesh, Grail Legends, Omar Khayyam, Beowulf, Homer, Plato, Caesar, Sappho, Cicero and The Talmud. Entries feature: author or title; introduction; English translation; criticism through the ages; illustrations; and an annotated bibiography. The selection of criticism for each subject represents many opinions and many periods of time, with emphasis on evaluations made during the past 100 years. This is volume 10 of this work.
Series: Classical & Medieval Literature Criticism : Book 10
Number Of Pages: 448
Published: 24th April 1993
Publisher: Cengage Gale
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 28.6 x 21.8 x 3.6
Weight (kg): 1.55