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A companion to the Classical tradition

Author: Craig Kallendorf; Ward W Briggs; Julia Haig Gaisser; Charles Martindale; Blackwell Reference Online (Online service)
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2007.
Series: Blackwell companions to the ancient world., Literature and culture.
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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  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Handboeken (vorm)
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Companion to the Classical tradition.
Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2007
(DLC) 2006016369
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Craig Kallendorf; Ward W Briggs; Julia Haig Gaisser; Charles Martindale; Blackwell Reference Online (Online service)
ISBN: 9781405184991 140518499X 9781405172028 1405172029 9781405122948 1405122943 9780470996775 0470996773
OCLC Number: 729862031
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 491 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Middle Ages / by Jan Ziolkowski --
Renaissance / by Craig Kallendorf --
Baroque / by Ingrid Rowland --
Neo-classicism / by Thomas Kaminski --
Romanticism / by Bruce Graver --
The Victorian era / by Norman Vance --
Modernism / by Kenneth Haynes --
Africa / by William Dominik --
Central-Eastern Europe / by Jerzy Axer, with the assistance of Katarzyna Tomaszuk --
France / by Philip Ford --
Germany and German-speaking Europe / by Volker Riedel --
Iberian Peninsula / by Luisa López Grigera --
Italy / by David Marsh --
Latin America / by Andrew Laird --
Low Countries / by Gilbert Tournoy --
Scandinavia / by Minna Skafte Jensen --
United Kingdom / by Richard Jenkyns --
United States / by Ward Briggs --
Reception studies / by Charles Martindale --
Postcolonial studies / by Lorna Hardwick --
Gender and sexuality / by Alastair J.L. Blanshard --
Politics / by Katie Fleming --
Psychology / by Fabio Stok --
Modern and post-modern art and architecture / by Gail Levin --
Film / by Karl Galinsky.
Series Title: Blackwell companions to the ancient world., Literature and culture.
Responsibility: edited by Craig W. Kallendorf ; advisory editors, Ward Briggs, Julia Gaisser, Charles Martindale.
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Over the last two decades the interest in reception studies has escalated significantly, offering a new sophistication to the scholarly investigation of the classical tradition, and new insight on  Read more...


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