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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.
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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
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Companion to classical receptions.
Malden, Mass. : Blackwell, 2008
(OCoLC)852539927
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lorna Hardwick; Christopher Stray
ISBN: 9781405151672 1405151676 9781444339222 1444339222
OCLC Number: 137244784
Description: xvii, 538 pages, 2 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm.
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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