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Colour terms in Greek poetry.

Marjorie Eleanor Irwin

Colour terms in Greek poetry.

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Published by Hakkert in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Greek poetry -- History and criticism,
  • Colors in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 229-232.

    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 242 p. ;
    Number of Pages242
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19166768M

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Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #, in Books (See Top in Books) # in Ancient & Classical Poetry # in Ancient & Classical Literary Criticism (Books) # in Literary Criticism & TheoryCited by: Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Irwin, Eleanor.

Colour terms in Greek poetry. Toronto, Hakkert, Book has light shelfwear. Dustjacket has some edgewear with light chipping and a few tear and rubbing.

DJ is price-clipped. ; Greek words for colours have long puzzled readers of Greek literary works. Irwin offers that the Greeks saw colour not in terms of spectrum and hue, but in degrees of light and dark, and intensity. ; pages. Book is clean and bright. Very minor bump to base of spine else Fine.

Dustjacket has minor edgewear with very light chipping and rubbing. Small correction to DJ flap in pen. ; Greek words for colours have long puzzled readers of Greek literary works.

Toronto: Hakkert, Hardcover. Small stain and light foxing to top edge, else very good condition with text clean and binding sound in a good but soiled dust jacket which is now in a clear protective mylar sleeve.

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