Of farming & classics : a memoir /

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Author / Creator:Grene, David.
Imprint:Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2007.
Description:1 online resource (xii, 169 pages) : illustrations
Language:English
Subject:Grene, David.
Grene, David.
Classicists -- United States -- Biography.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- Ancient & Classical.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Literary.
Classicists.
United States.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Biographies.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11217969
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Varying Form of Title:Of farming and classics
ISBN:9780226308036
0226308030
0226308014
9780226308012
1281957003
9781281957009
9786611957001
6611957006
Notes:"Selected bibliography, works by David Grene": pages 167-169.
English.
Print version record.
Summary:A fiercely independent thinker, colorful storyteller, and spirited teacher, David Grene devoted his life to two things: farming, which he began as a boy in Ireland and continued into old age; and classics, which he taught for several decades that culminated in his translating and editing, with Richmond Lattimore, the Complete Greek Tragedies. In this charming memoir, which he wrote before his death in 2002 at the age of eighty-nine, Grene weaves together these interests to tell a quirky and absorbing story of the sometimes turbulent and always interesting life he split between the University o.
Other form:Print version: Grene, David. Of farming & classics. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2007

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