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Latin Literature by W. J. Mackail

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Published by IndyPublish.com .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Literature: History & Criticism,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Latin,
  • Literary

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages232
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9807588M
ISBN 10142801182X
ISBN 109781428011823

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This authoritative history of Latin literature offers a comprehensive survey of the thousand-year period from the origins of Latin as a written language to the early Middle Ages. At once a reference work, a bibliographic guide, a literary study, and a reader's handbook, Latin Literature: A History is the first work of its kind to appear in English in nearly four decades.5/5(4). Books shelved as latin-literature: One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez, The Aeneid by Virgil, Metamorphoses by Ovid, The Alchemist by. Latin American literature consists of the oral and written literature of Latin America (and the Caribbean) in several languages, particularly in Spanish, Portuguese, and indigenous languages of the Americas. The Classical Association of New Jersey. The Tennessee Classical Association. The Ontario Classical Association. National Committee for Latin and Greek. Classical Journals. Ancient History Bulletin. Bryn Mawr Classical Review. Classics Ireland. Electronic Antiquity. Internet Archaeology. Retiarius: Commentarii Periodici Latini.

Latin literature, the body of writings in Latin, primarily produced during the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire, when Latin was a spoken Rome fell, Latin remained the literary language of the Western medieval world until it was superseded by the Romance languages it had generated and by other modern languages. After the Renaissance the writing of Latin was increasingly. Latin American literature - Latin American literature - The “boom” novels: Among the works that brought recognition to these writers and that are now considered the epicentre of the boom is Cien años de soledad (; One Hundred Years of Solitude), by García Márquez, a world-class masterpiece that has entered the canon of Western literature. MEDIEVAL LATIN LITERATURE. The body of medieval Latin literature would be rather small if it were limited to literature in its narrower and more usual meaning of belles-lettres, i.e., writings distinguished by artistic form or emotional appeal. But the general histories of the subject treat of it as the total preserved Latin writings of the Middle Ages. This paper has now been published as "A Neglected Witness to Macrobius' Saturnalia," in Callida Musa: Papers on Latin Literature in Honor of R. Elaine Fantham, ed. R. Ferri, M. Seo, and K. Volk = Materiali e Discussioni per l'analisi dei testi classici 61 ([]), pp.

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