Images & Impressions of Old Age in the Great Works of Western Literature (700 B.c.- 1900 A.d.) an Analytical Compendium

Author: Berman, Lorna
Sobkowska-Ashcroft, Irina
Year:1987
Pages:400
ISBN:0-88946-037-X
978-0-88946-037-9
Price:239.95
Shows the traits and attitudes that have been associated with old age by 87 authors (e.g., Aeschylus, Balzac, Shakespeare, Zola) in 267 great works of Western literature, with allusions categorized ("pessimistic," "derogatory," "sympathetic," etc.), analyzed, and provided with a computerized index generated by David Berman.