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    DescriptionMyth into Art is a comparative study of mythological narrative in Greek poetry and the visual arts. Thirty of the major myths are surveyed, focusing on Homer, lyric poetry and Attic tragedy. On the artistic side, the emphasis is on Athenian and South Italian vases. The book offers undergraduate students an introduction both to mythology and to the use of visual sources in the study of Greek myth.

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    Myth into Art
    Poet and Painter in Classical Greece
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) H. A. Shapiro
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 157 mm
    Height: 232 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 485 g
    ISBN 13: 9780415067935
    ISBN 10: 0415067936

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: CUS
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.7
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC subject category V2: JFHF
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAG
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    BIC subject category V2: AB
    B&T General Subject: 431
    BISAC V2.8: SOC011000
    B&T Merchandise Category: STX
    BISAC V2.8: LIT014000, ART009000, HIS002000
    BIC subject category V2: ACG
    BISAC V2.8: ART015060
    B&T Approval Code: A13283500
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A02302030
    BIC subject category V2: 1QDAG
    DC22: 738.3/82/0938
    DC12A: 700.938
    LC classification: NK4645.S47, NK4645 .S47 1994
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: JBGB, AB, AGA
    Illustrations note
    130 b&w halftones, bibliography
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    Publication date
    01 May 1994
    Publication City/Country
    Review quote
    'Shapiro extends to students and their lecturers an extremely compelling invitation to study Greek myth as it should be studied, holistically through the visual as well as the textual documentation.' - Scholia Reviews
    Table of contents
    Preface 1. Introduction 2. Epic 3. Lyric 4. Drama Bibliography