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Martindale, Charles

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Works: 35 works in 242 publications in 3 languages and 7,684 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Sources  Personal narratives  Poetry  Handbooks, manuals, etc 
Roles: Editor, Other, Composer
Classifications: PR3037, 822.33
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Publications about Charles Martindale
Publications by Charles Martindale
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Most widely held works by Charles Martindale
Shakespeare and the uses of antiquity an introductory essay by Charles Martindale( Computer File )
28 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,749 libraries worldwide
In Shakespeare and the Uses of Antiquity, Charles and Michelle Martindale take issue with the recent academic tendency to exaggerate Shakespeare's expertise in the classics. Instead they show how the playwright used his restricted knowledge of the classics to create a remarkably convincing picture of the classical world. Although almost a third of his plays are set in the ancient world and are rich in allusions to classical mythology, history and ideas, Shakespeare received only grammar school training in this discipline--a far cry from the scholarly knowledge he would otherwise seem to posses
The Cambridge companion to Virgil by Charles Martindale( Book )
31 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 1,077 libraries worldwide
Virgil became a school author in his own lifetime and the centre of the Western canon for the next 1800 years, exerting a major influence on European literature, art, and politics. This Companion is designed as an indispensable guide for anyone seeking a fuller understanding of an author critical to so many disciplines. It consists of essays by seventeen scholars from Britain, the USA, Ireland and Italy which offer a range of different perspectives both traditional and innovative on Virgil's works, and a renewed sense of why Virgil matters today. The Companion is divided into four main sections, focussing on reception, genre, context, and form. This ground-breaking book not only provides a wealth of material for an informed reading but also offers fresh and sophisticated insights which point to the shape of Virgilian scholarship and criticism to come
Shakespeare and the classics ( Book )
21 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 1,027 libraries worldwide
"Shakespeare and the Classics demonstrates that the classics are of central importance in Shakespeare's plays and in the structure of his imagination. Written by an international team of Shakespeareans and classicists, this book investigates Shakespeare's classicism and shows how he used a variety of classical books to explore such crucial areas of human experience as love, politics, ethics and history. The book focuses on Shakespeare's favourite classical authors, especially Ovid, Virgil, Seneca, Plautus and Terence, and, in translation only, Plutarch."--Jacket
Ovid renewed : Ovidian influences on literature and art from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century ( Book )
22 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 796 libraries worldwide
John Milton and the transformation of ancient epic by Charles Martindale( Book )
17 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and held by 608 libraries worldwide
Classics and the uses of reception by Charles Martindale( Book )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 420 libraries worldwide
This landmark collection presents a wide variety of viewpoints on the value and role of reception theory within the modern discipline of classics.; A pioneering collection, looking at the role reception theory plays, or could play, within the modern discipline of classics.; Emphasizes theoretical aspects of reception.; Written by a wide range of contributors from young scholars to established figures, from Europe, the UK and the USA.; Draws on material from many different fields, from translation studies to the visual arts, and from politics to performance.; Sets the agenda for classics in the
Horace made new : Horatian influences on British writing from the Renaissance to the twentieth century ( Book )
12 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 395 libraries worldwide
This book, a celebration of the bimillennium of Horace's death and a successor to Ovid Renewed (Cambridge University Press 1988), explores, in as balanced and comprehensive a way as the editors could achieve, the presence of Horace in English letters and culture from the Renaissance onwards, in the form of a series of critical essays by different specialists, including two distinguished poets. The wide span of its coverage shows that there has been a continuous interest in Horace throughout the modern period, whereas it is often supposed that Horace's influence was only of central importance in the eighteenth century. Horace's 'autobiographical' mode was attractive to the humanists of the sixteenth century, and the lyric poetry inspired a richer response in the seventeenth than in the eighteenth. Horace indeed is a major (if often hidden) element in the English poetic tradition, both directly and as a result of the imitation and appropriation of his works by Wyatt, Jonson, Dryden, Pope and others. The book also casts fresh light on the character and interpretation of Horace, things intimately connected with the historical reception of his works, particularly by some of their most influential and sensitive readers, the great English poets. The book is aimed at a wide and general readership: those interested in the classical heritage, the cultural importance of Horace and issues of interpretation in comparative literature and cultural history
Latin poetry and the judgement of taste : an essay in aesthetics by Charles Martindale( Book )
26 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 390 libraries worldwide
"This book examines the value of aesthetics. Martindale argues that Kant's analysis of 'the judgement of taste', the judgement that something is beautiful, remains of fundamental importance for the modern critic. He explores the relationship between form and content in poetry and urges the value of aesthetic criticism as pioneered by Walter Pater"--Provided by publisher
A companion to the Classical tradition by Craig Kallendorf( Book )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 388 libraries worldwide
A Companion to the Classical Tradition accommodates the pressing need for an up-to-date introduction and overview of the growing field of reception studies. A comprehensive introduction and overview of the classical tradition - the interpretation of classical texts in later centuries. Comprises 26 newly commissioned essays from an international team of experts. Divided into three sections: a chronological survey, a geographical survey, and a section illustrating the connections between the classical tradition and contemporary theory
Redeeming the text : Latin poetry and the hermeneutics of reception by Charles Martindale( Book )
9 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 369 libraries worldwide
This book applies some of the procedures of modern critical theory to the interpretation of Latin poetry. The author argues for an approach that sees the meaning of a text as always and necessarily involved in the process of 'reception,' that is the way it has been read and interpreted from the time of its composition down to the present day. A study of its reception-history facilitates novel and more profitable ways of reading. He illustrates his approach with exemplary readings of Virgil, Ovid, Horace and Lucan
Virgil and his influence : bimillennial studies ( Book )
5 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
Loughery's defeat and Pigeon Roost massacre by Charles Martindale( Book )
10 editions published between 1888 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 135 libraries worldwide
The Oxford history of classical reception in English literature ( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
The Civil War by Lucan( Book )
5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Loughery's defeat and Pigeon Roost massacre with introductory sketch by Charles Martindale( Book )
3 editions published in 1888 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Contains three accounts of the massacre
The Oxford history of classical reception in English literature ( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Day camp planner by Charles Martindale( Book )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
De bello civili, liber I by Lucan( Book )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Romans and Romantics ( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Arranged in three sections - Romanticisms, Romantics, and Reception - the 18 contributions in Romans and Romantics seek to highlight the key role that the Romans played in the creation and development of Romanticism, and the role Romanticism has since played in conceptions of the Romans
The Oxford history of classical reception in English literature by David Hopkins( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Martindale
Martindale, Charles A.
Languages
English (222)
Latin (1)
Italian (1)
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