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Orpheus: The Myth of the Poet Paperback – August 1, 1993


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  • Paperback: 256 pages
  • Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press (August 1, 1993)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0801847206
  • ISBN-13: 978-0801847202
  • Product Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12.8 ounces
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,694,365 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"Human beings in general, like Segal in particular, revisit the myth of Orpheus from age to age, revising old meanings and devising new. Those in our age should be grateful to Segal for his preoccupation. One may take issue with particular passages, but who could rival the breadth and depth of the whole score?" -- Classical Views


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