The Ever-Present Past

The Ever-Present Past

by Edith Hamilton


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Essays on philosophy and literature, both ancient and modern, by the author of The Greek Way.

"A great lady with a disciplined and noble mind and an unquenchable love of good literature. In this volume, we can still hear that calm but not passionless voice explaining the grandeurs and difficulties of some of her favorite books and communicating her appreciation of them to us." —Gilbert Highet

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393004250
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 09/17/1967
Series: Norton Library (Paperback) , #425
Pages: 196
Sales rank: 476,697
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Edith Hamilton (1867–1963) was made an honorary citizen of Athens because of her writings. She won the National Achievement Award and received honorary degrees from Yale University, the University of Rochester, and the University of Pennsylvania. The author of The Roman Way, Mythology, and other works, she was a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

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