The homeric hymns : a new prose translation ; and essays, literary and mythological / Andrew Lang.

Author
Lang, Andrew [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Lanham : Start Classics, 2014.
Description
1 online resource (146 p.)

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Andrew Lang (1844-1912) was a prolific Scots man of letters, a poet, novelist, literary critic and contributor to anthropology. He now is best known as the collector of folk and fairy tales. He was educated at the Edinburgh Academy, St Andrews University and at Balliol College, Oxford. As a journalist, poet, critic and historian, he soon made a reputation as one of the ablest and most versatile writers of the day. Lang was one of the founders of the study of ""Psychical Research,"" and his other writings on anthropology include The Book of Dreams and Ghosts (1897) and Magic and Religion (1901).
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English
Contents
Cover; title page; copyright page; preface; essays introductory; the hymn to apollo; the hymn to hermes; the hymn to aphrodite; the hymn to demeter; hymn to demeter; conclusion; homeric hymns; the founding of delphi.
Other title(s)
Homeric Hymns
ISBN
1-60977-654-2
OCLC
  • 881415307
  • 953830608
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