Myth Into Art

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Author  H. A. Shapiro
Publisher  Routledge
Publication Date   May 29, 1994
ISBN  0415067936
Pages  220

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Myth into Art is a comparative study of mythological narrative in Greek poetry and the visual arts. Thirty of the major myths are surveyed, focusing on Homer, lyric poetry and Attic tragedy. On the artistic side, the emphasis is on Athenian and South Italian vases. The book offers undergraduate students an introduction both to mythology and to the use of visual sources in the study of Greek myth.

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