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How Beautiful It Is and How Easily It Can Be Broken

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ISBN-10: 0061456446

ISBN-13: 9780061456442

Edition: 2009

Authors: Daniel Mendelsohn

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List price: $16.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 8/11/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Daniel Mendelsohn is an award-winning author. He received a B.A. in Classics from the University of Virginia and received his M.A. and Ph.D. in Classics from Princeton University. Upon completing his Ph.D. in 1994, Mendelsohn began a career in journalism. In 2005 Mendelsohn was the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship for a translation of Cavafy's "Unfinished" poems, with commentary. His other honors include the National Book Critics Circle Award for Excellence in Book Reviewing (2000) and the George Jean Nathan Prize for Drama Criticism (2002). Mendelsohn's academic speciality is Greek (especially Euripidean) tragedy.