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Mortals and Immortals : Collected Essays - Jean-Pierre Vernant

Mortals and Immortals

Collected Essays

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Published: 1st April 1991
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Jean-Pierre Vernant has profoundly transformed our perceptions of ancient Greece. Published in 1991, this collection of nineteen essays probes deeply into themes of enduring interest--death, the body, the soul, the individual, and relations between mortals and immortals; the mask, the mirror, the image, and the imagination; the self and the other, and, more broadly, the concept of otherness itself, or "alterity."

One of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for 1991 "Vernant's work ranges across the entire field of ancient Greek religion, philosophy, and literature and joins exacting philological scholarship to exciting and innovative theoretical paradigms. Not since Jane Harrison and Gilbert Murray has a classicist commanded the attention of non-classicists in the way Vernant has over the last twenty-five years."--Choice

ISBN: 9780691019314
ISBN-10: 0691019312
Series: Mythos: The Princeton/Bollingen Series in World Mythology
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 314
Published: 1st April 1991
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 2.24
Weight (kg): 0.54