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Katherine Harloe (Editor), Nicoletta Momigliano (Editor), Alexandre Farnoux (Editor)
"This volume presents a wide-ranging exploration of modern receptions of ancient Greek material culture in various modern cultural traditions and practices, such as literature, architecture and the fine and performing arts, and spans the seventeenth century to the present day. The volume is distinctive because it brings together a variety of artistic and decorative media (architecture/built environment, stage and costume design, painting, sculpture, dance, cinema, performance poetry) and its breadth of focus in terms of place and period. Its distinguished contributors are drawn from a wide range of disciplines"-- Provided by publisher
Print Book, English, 2018
Routledge, Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon, 2018
xvii, 332 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
9781138243248, 1138243248
Introduction. hellenomania: ancient and modern obsessions with the Greek past / Katherine Harloe and Nicoletta Momigliano
Modern stage design and Greek antiquity: Inigo Jones and his Greek models / Fiona Macintosh
Winckelmania: hellenomania between ideal and experience / Katherine Harloe
The British reception of Greek visual culture in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries / Richard Jenkyns
The ideal and the real in British hellenomania, 1751-1851 / Frank Salmon
Making everyone Greek: citizens, athletes, and ideals of nationhood in nineteenth-century Britain, France and, Germany / Athena Leoussi
The Parthenon from the Greek revival to the modern movement / Lena Lambrinou
The Greek spirit: current architecture and sculpture in England / David Watkin
From Galatea to Tanagra: Victorian translations of the controversial colours of Greek sculpture / Charlotte Ribeyrol
"Grecian dances" and the transformations of corporeality in the age of moving images / Pantelis Michelakis
Fashioning a modern self in Greek dress: the case of Eva Palmer Sikelianos / Artemis Leontis
From Delphi, 1927 / Eleni Sikelianou
Aphroditê Kinêmatographikê: Venus' varieties and vicissitudes / Martin M. Winkler
Las incantadas of Salonica: searching for "enchantment" in a city's exiled heritage / Esther Solomon and Styliana Galiniki
Afterword: hellenomanias past, present, and future / Eleana Yalouri