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George Buchanan : poet and dramatist

Author: Philip Ford; Roger Green; Elwira Buszewicz
Publisher: Swansea, Wales : Classical Press of Wales ; Oakville, CT : Distributor in the USA, David Brown Book Co., ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Educated in Scotland and France, George Buchanan became one of the most influential writers of 16th century Europe. Writing in the lingua franca of his time - Classical Latin - he was to be hailed  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Conference papers and proceedings
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Congresses
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
George Buchanan.
Swansea, Wales : Classical Press of Wales ; Oakville, CT : Distributor in the USA, David Brown Book Co., ©2009
(OCoLC)763141859
Named Person: George Buchanan; George Buchanan; George Buchanan; George (Schriftsteller Buchanan; George Buchanan
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Ford; Roger Green; Elwira Buszewicz
ISBN: 9781905125364 1905125364
OCLC Number: 320802071
Language Note: In English; occasional phrases in Latin and Ancient Greek with English translations.
Notes: "Papers on his poetic and dramatic achievements ... given at the conference held in the University of Glasgow between 26 and 29 July 2006, developed for publication and to some extent augmented, are presented in this book"--Page xix.
A separate conference held in 2006 at University of St. Andrews concentrated on Buchanan's political ideas and their influence.
Description: xxxiii, 322 pages : illustrations, music ; 24 cm
Contents: Buchanans poetic achievement (Philip Ford); Redundant epithets in Buchanans Pastorals (Robert Cummings) Literary metamorphosis in Buchanans De Sphaera (Emma Gee); The writing of memory in George Buchanans Iusta (Nathalie Catellani-Dufrene); Homo exsul as the lyric persona in Buchanans Psalms (Elwira Buszewicz); The Heavens are Telling: a Psalm-paraphrase-poem analysed (Roger Green); The historical importance of Jean Servins settings of Buchanans Psalm Paraphrases (James Porter); Buchanans Psalms and the musical settings by Statius Olthof (Margaret Duncumb); Buchanans tragedies and contemporary dramatic theory (Giacomo Cardinali); Biblical inspiration in Buchanans tragedies (Carine Ferradou); Buchanan and the poetics of borrowing in the Latin translation of Euripides Medea (Jean-Frederic Chevalier); Translating Buchanan (Ronnie Jack); Drama out of the closet: Buchanan on stage (Jamie Reid Baxter); Return, Buchanan! The Letter of Walter Dennistoun to George Buchanan and Buchanans Reply (Jack MacQueen); Dry Bones of Contention? Picking apart Buchanans Psalms (Roger Green); George Buchanan's Half Millennium; (Robert Crawford)
Responsibility: editors, Philip Ford and Roger P.H. Green ; contributors, Elwira Buszewicz [and others].

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