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George Lyman Kittredge examines the medieval romance of Sir Orfeo against its classical predecessor in Ovid's Metamorphoses.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
Availability: In stock
SKU (ISBN): 978-1-60724-552-0
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Publication Status: In Print

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 320
Publication Date: Aug 13,2009
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 27
Language: English
ISBN: 978-1-60724-552-0
$36.00

George Lyman Kittredge was professor of English Literature at Harvard and one of the most influential literary critics of the early 20th century. He is best known for his edition of the works of Shakespeare, but wrote on the Canterbury tales and other works of Middle English literature. In this paper he examines the medieval romance of Sir Orfeo against its classical predecessor in Ovid's Metamorphoses. This paper offers to the students of Classics and Medieval Studies the opportunity to read a work of multidisciplinary literary criticism by one of the greatest minds in the field.

George Lyman Kittredge was professor of English Literature at Harvard and one of the most influential literary critics of the early 20th century. He is best known for his edition of the works of Shakespeare, but wrote on the Canterbury tales and other works of Middle English literature. In this paper he examines the medieval romance of Sir Orfeo against its classical predecessor in Ovid's Metamorphoses. This paper offers to the students of Classics and Medieval Studies the opportunity to read a work of multidisciplinary literary criticism by one of the greatest minds in the field.

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  • III - SIR ORFEO (page 6)