A TREASURY OF EDITH HAMILTON by Doris Fielding--Ed. Reid

A TREASURY OF EDITH HAMILTON

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KIRKUS REVIEW

These excerpts from Miss Hamilton's books selected by her friend and biographer (Edith Hamilton: An Intimate Portrait) reflect her quintessential thoughts on The Greek Way of life which she discovered for a great many people. On their mind and spirit which ""met on equal terms""; on their ideas of freedom and reason and balanced synthesis of mind and body; on their unadorned style; on tragedy ""the highest reach of their power"" and comedy and certain of the plays; on religion; etc. and finally on education with a rebuke at the present day sacrifice of the individual.... A questionably useful re-presentation of the classic commentator on the classical era.

Pub Date: Nov. 9th, 1969
Publisher: Norton