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In Byron's shadow : modern Greece in the English & American imagination

Autore: David E Roessel
Editore: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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"The idea of Greece and its place in the modern world is situated on the border of conceptual geography. English and American authors have tried to come to terms with the dualism of Greece by assigning ancient Greece to the West and modern Greece to the East or the Balkans, but without ever quite succeeding in making a clean distinction. The political and cultural topics that emerge on this fault line between East
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Persona incaricata: George Gordon Byron Byron, Baron; George Gordon Byron Byron, Baron; George Gordon Byron Byron, Baron; George Gordon Byron Byron, Baron; George Gordon Byron Byron
Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: David E Roessel
ISBN: 0195143868 9780195143867
Numero OCLC: 45532517
Descrizione: xxii, 385 p. ; 24 cm.
Contenuti: Introduction: Almost Impossible to Think Sanely about Greece --
I. Past Greatness and Present Debasement (1770-1833). 1. I Want to Revive Athens. 2. Greeces of Byron and of Homer. 3. On the Ruins of Missolonghi --
II. The Magic Force of Legend (1833-1913). 4. Dangerous Ground. 5. Pet Balkan People. 6. Politicized Pans --
III. The End of Ambrosia and Brigands (1914-1939). 7. Constantinople, Our Star. 8. On the Quai at Smyrna. 9. A Hard Place to Write About. Conclusion: A New Kind of Byronism.
Responsabilità: David Roessel.
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