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Forms of astonishment

R. G. A. Buxton

Forms of astonishment

Greek myths of metamorphosis

by R. G. A. Buxton

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Metamorphosis -- Mythology -- Greece,
  • Mythology, Greek

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [253]-268 ) and index.

    StatementRichard Buxton.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL795.M47 B88 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 281 p. :
    Number of Pages281
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24011046M
    ISBN 109780199245499
    LC Control Number2009928978

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