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A companion to classical receptions

Author: Lorna Hardwick; Christopher Stray
Publisher: Malden, MA ; Oxford : Blackwell, 2008.
Series: Blackwell companions to the ancient world. Literature and culture
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Examining the profusion of ways in which the arts, culture, and thought of Greece and Rome have been transmitted, interpreted, adapted and used, A Companion to Classical Receptions explores the impact of this phenomenon on both ancient and later societies. Provides a comprehensive introduction and overview of classical reception - the interpretation of classical art, culture, and thought in later centuries, and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Online-Publikation
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lorna Hardwick; Christopher Stray
ISBN: 9780470696507 0470696508 9781405151672 1405151676 9780470695753 0470695757 9781405185080 1405185082 9781444393774 1444393774
OCLC Number: 1039147479
Description: Online Ressource (xvii, 538 Seiten, 2 unnumbered Seiten of plates) : Illustrationen (some color)
Contents: Reception and tradition / Felix Budelmann and Johannes Haubold. The ancient reception of Homer / Barbara Graziosi. Poets on Socrates' stage : Plato's reception of dramatic art / Chris Emlyn-Jones. Respectable in its ruins : Achaemenid Persia, ancient and modern / Thomas Harrison. Basil of Caesarea and Greek tragedy / Ruth Webb. Our debt to Greece and Rome : canons, class and ideology / Seth L. Schein. Gladstone and the classics / David W. Bebbington. Between colonialism and independence : Eric Williams and the uses of classics in Trinidad in the 1950s and 1960s / Emily Greenwood. Virgilian contexts / Stephen Harrison. Colonization, closure or creative dialogue? : the case of Pope's Iliad / David Hopkins. Translation at the intersection of traditions : the Arab reception of the classics / Ahmed Etman. Enough give in it : translating the classical play / J. Michael Walton. Lost in translation? : the problem of (Aristophanic) humour / James Robson. Making it new : André Gide's rewriting of myth / Cashman Kerr Prince. What difference was made? : feminist models of reception / Vanda Zajko. History and theory : Moses and monotheism and the historiography of the repressed / Miriam Leonard. Performance reception : canonization and periodization / Pantelis Michelakis. Iphigénie en Tauride and Elektra : 'Apolline' and 'Dionysiac' receptions of Greek tragedy into opera / Michael Ewans. Performance histories / Fiona Macintosh. 'Body and mask' in performances of classical drama on the modern stage / Angeliki Varakis. The nomadic theatre of the Societas Raffaello Sanzio : a case of postdramatic reworking of (the classical) tragedy / Freddy Decreus. Aristophanes between Israelis and Palestinians / Nurit Yaari. Working with film : theories and methodologies / Joanna Paul. The Odyssey from Homer to NBC : the Cyclops and the gods / Hanna M. Roisman. A new hope : film as a teaching tool for the classics / Marianne McDonald. Possessing Rome : the politics of ruins in Roma capitale / Catharine Edwards. You unleash the tempest of tragedy : the 1903 Athenian production of Aeschylus' Oresteia / Gonda Van Steen. Multicultural reception : Greek drama in South Africa in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries / Betine van Zyl Smit. Putting the class into classical reception / Edith Hall. Reframing the Homeric : images of the Odyssey in the art of Derek Walcott and Romare Bearden / Gregson Davis. Plato's stepchildren : SF and the classics / Sarah Annes Brown. Aristotle's Ethics, old and new / Rosalind Hursthouse. Classicizing bodies in the male photographic tradition / Bryan E. Burns. Homer in British World War One poetry / Elizabeth Vandiver. Reception studies : future prospects / James I. Porter.
Series Title: Blackwell companions to the ancient world. Literature and culture
Responsibility: edited by Lorna Hardwick and Christopher Stray.

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