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    The Concise Oxford Companion to Classical Literature (Oxford Paperbacks) (Paperback) Edited by M.C. Howatson, Edited by Ian Chilvers


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    DescriptionBased on the highly praised second edition of The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature, this is the only concise guide to ancient Greek and Roman literature available in paperback. Complete with translations of all Greek and Latin words, it is ideal for anyone interested in the classical world and its literary heritage. In addition to accounts of the lives and works of key authors, entries on important characters, plot summaries, and details of the development of such literary forms as comedy and tragedy, the Companion also offers comprehensive historical, political, social, and artistic background information.

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    The Concise Oxford Companion to Classical Literature
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by M.C. Howatson, Edited by Ian Chilvers
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 592
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 197 mm
    Thickness: 31 mm
    Weight: 390 g
    ISBN 13: 9780192827081
    ISBN 10: 0192827081

    BIC subject category V2: GBC
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2ADL
    BIC subject category V2: DSBB
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2AHA
    BISAC V2.8: SOC011000
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.9T
    BISAC V2.8: LIT012000, HIS002000, LIT004190
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC20: 880.0321
    LC classification: PA31.H69 1
    Edition statement
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Oxford Paperbacks
    Publication date
    17 June 1993
    Publication City/Country
    Review quote
    "Perfect reference text to accompany world literature and mythology courses."--Jan Anderson, Clackamas Community College