Some aspects of the Greek genius by S. H. Butcher

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Published by Macmillan and Co. in London, New York .

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  • Greek literature -- History and criticism.,
  • Greece -- Civilization.

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Statementby S.H. Butcher ...
ContributionsWoolf, Virginia, 1882-1941, signer., Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941, former owner., Library of Leonard and Virginia Woolf.
LC ClassificationsPA3061 .B8 1893
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, [3], 321, [3] p. ;
Number of Pages321
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16644379M
LC Control Number04014062

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What we owe to Greece --The Greek idea of the state --Sophocles --The melancholy of the Greeks --The written and the spoken word --The unity of learning --Aristotle's conception of fine art and poetry.

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