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Classical Literary Criticism

Edited by D. A. Russell and Michael Winterbottom

10 July 2008

ISBN: 9780199549818

272 pages

In Stock

Oxford World's Classics

Price: £8.99



This excellent and accessible work includes many major texts in translation: Aristotle's Poetics, Longinus' On Sublimity, Horace's Art of Poetry, Tacitus' Dialogues, and extracts from Plato and Plutarch.

About the Author(s)

Edited by D. A. Russell, Emeritus Professor of Classical Literature in the University of Oxford and Fellow, St John's College, Oxford, and Michael Winterbottom, Corpus Christi Professor of Latin, University of Oxford


'A very useful selection.' Dr M. S. Silk, King's College, London -

'A very useful collection.' Anne Sheppard, Royal Holloway and Bedford New College -

'An excellent collection.' M. J. Blumenthal, University of Liverpool -

'A fine selection at an attractive price. It is good to see some less well known texts of ancient criticism included.' Dr Alison Sharrock, University of Keele -

'I welcome this book particularly for the less familiar authors not easily accessible to students.' Dr M. A. Bromley, St Mary's College, Strawberry Hill -

'extremely useful to students' P. E. Easterling, University College, London -

'An excellent anthology' Dr A. P. Baldwin, Cambridge University -