Journals Higher Education



Published: 25 March 2009

256 Pages

5 1/2 X 8 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195376678

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From Gibbon to Auden

Essays on the Classical Tradition

G.W. Bowersock

For several decades G. W. Bowersock has been one of our leading historians of the classical world. This volume collects seventeen of his essays, each illustrating how the classical past has captured the imagination of some of the greatest figures in modern historiography and literature. The essays here range across three centuries, the eighteenth to the twentieth, and are divided chronologically.