Metaphor and the ancient novel

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Published by Barkhuis, Groningen University Library in Eelde, Groningen .

Written in English

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  • Metaphor in literature.,
  • Classical fiction -- History and criticism.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Statementedited by Stephen Harrison, Michael Paschalis, Stavros Frangoulidis.
SeriesAncient narrative -- 4
ContributionsHarrison, S. J., Paschalis, Michael., Frangoulidis, Stavros A.
LC ClassificationsPA3014.M47 M484 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 281 p. ;
Number of Pages281
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19967657M
ISBN 109077922032

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