The Resource The praise singer : a novel, Mary Renault, (electronic resource)

The praise singer : a novel, Mary Renault, (electronic resource)

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The praise singer : a novel
Title
The praise singer
Title remainder
a novel
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Mary Renault
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Language
eng
Summary
“Mary Renault is a shining light to both historical novelists and their readers. She does not pretend the past is like the present, or that the people of ancient Greece were just like us. She shows us their strangeness; discerning, sure-footed, challenging our values, piquing our curiosity, she leads us through an alien landscape that moves and delights us.”—Hilary Mantel Simonides of Keos lived during the fifth and sixth centuries BC, a fertile period for the arts, when myths were being acted out and verse had just begun to be written down. In this evocative portrayal of Simonides, the poet is learning to master his craft and secure fickle patrons, and his travels place him at the scene of many central historical events. This fact, along with his friendship with gallivanting, brilliant Anakreon, makes him a perfect guide to the age. The Praise Singer is faithfully grounded in history, with all the immediacy of Mary Renault’s acclaimed novels of the ancient world, offering an unforgettable portrait of such events as the Persian invasion of Ionia, the reign of Pisistratos in Athens, and the fall of Hippias and Hipparchos. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Mary Renault including rare images of the author
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TEFOD
Dewey number
823/.912
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6035.E55
LC item number
P74 2013
Literary form
novels
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dictionaries
The praise singer : a novel, Mary Renault, (electronic resource)
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The praise singer : a novel, Mary Renault, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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cr
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
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ocn858913028
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1 online resource.
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781480432925
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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