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Marius the Epicurean

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3 out of 5
Based on 84 Ratings and 10 Reviews

Book Description
An imaginary historical portrait in which Marius is offered as a kind of self-portrait of Pater transferred to the Rome of Marcus Aurelius. Marius speculates on various views of art and life. The love of art for art's sake is advocated, as is the moral obligation to lead a good and ordered life.
Book Information
PublisherPenguin Young Readers Group
BindingPaperback (61 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages320
Publication Date01/07/1986
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About Michael Levey (Author, Contributor, Editor) : Michael Levey is a published author. A published credit of Michael Levey is Marius the Epicurean (Penguin Classics).
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About Walter Pater (Author) : Walter Pater is a published author. Some of the published credits of Walter Pater include Marius the Epicurean, Renaissance, Miscellaneous Studies: A Series of Essays, and Appreciations, with an Essay... more
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