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Classics in the modern world a democratic turn?

Author: Lorna Hardwick; S J Harrison
Publisher: Oxford Oxford University Press 2014, 2014
Series: Classical presences
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Classics in the Modern World' explores the features and implications of a 'democratic turn' in modern perceptions of the ancient world. Exploring the relationship between Greek and Roman ways of thinking and modern definitions of democratic practices and approaches, it enables a wider re-evaluation of the role of classics in the modern world.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lorna Hardwick; S J Harrison
ISBN: 9780199673926 0199673926 9780191760570 0191760579
OCLC Number: 869485168
Description: 1 online resource : Illustrationen (black and white)
Contents: ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS; LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; INTRODUCTION; SECTION 1: CONTROVERSIES AND DEBATES; SECTION 2: AREA STUDY THE UNITED STATES; SECTION 3: EDUCATION: IDEOLOGIES, PRACTICES AND CONTEXTS; SECTION 4: GREEK DRAMA IN MODERN PERFORMANCE: DEMOCRACY, CULTURE AND TRADITION; SECTION 5: CREATIVITY FEMALE AGENCY IN FICTION ON POETRY; SECTION 6: THE PUBLIC IMAGINATION; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Series Title: Classical presences
Responsibility: Lorna Hardwick and Stephen Harrison

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