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The Oxford history of classical reception in English literature.

Author: David HopkinsCharles MartindaleNorman VanceRita CopelandPatrick CheneyAll authors
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, <2012-2016>
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OHCREL offers an investigation of the many diverse ways in which literary texts of the classical world have been responded to and refashioned by English writers. Covering English literature from the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Hopkins; Charles Martindale; Norman Vance; Rita Copeland; Patrick Cheney; Philip R Hardie; Jennifer Wallace
ISBN: 9780199587230 019958723X 9780199547555 0199547556 9780199219810 0199219818 9780199594603 0199594600
OCLC Number: 779529978
Description: volumes <1-4> ; 24 cm
Contents: v. 1. 800-1558 / edited by Rita Copeland. 1. Introduction: England and the classics from the early Middle Ages to early humanism / Rita Copeland ; 2. The curricular classics in the Middle Ages / Rita Copeland ; 3. Experiencing the classics in Medieval education / Marjorie Curry Woods ; 4. The Trivium and the classics / Rita Copeland ; 5. The Quadrivium and natural sciences / Winston Black ; 6. The transmission and circulation of classical literature : libraries and Florilegia / James Willoughby ; 7. Mythography and mythographical collections / Nicolette Zeeman ; 8. Academic prologues to authors / Rita Copeland ; 9. Virgil / Jan M. Ziolkowski ; 10. Ovid and Ovidianism / Suzanne Conklin Akbari ; 11. Lucan / Alfred Hiatt ; 12. Statius / Winthrop Wetherbee ; 13. Trojan itineraries and the matter of Troy / Marilynn Desmond ; 14. Boethius' De consolatione philosophiae / Ian Cornelius ; 15. Moral Philosophy and wisdom literature / Charles F. Briggs ; 16. Historiography and biography from the period of Gildas to Gerald of Wales / Cam Grey ; 17. Prudentius and the late classical epics of Juvencus, Proba, Sedulius, Arator and Avitus / Ad Putter ; 18. John of Salisbury, academic scepticism, and Ciceronian rhetoric / Dallas G. Denery II ; 19. Alliterative poetry and the time of antiquity / Emily Steiner ; 20. Other worlds : Chaucer's classicism / Alastair Minnis ; 21. Gower's Ovids / Andrew Galloway ; 22. John Lydgate and the remaking of classical epic / Robert R. Edwards ; 23. Early humanism in England / Daniel Wakelin ; 24. Survey of Henrician humanism / James Carley and Ágnes Juhász-Ormsby ; 25. John Skelton / David R. Carlson ; 26. Gavin Douglas' Eneados / Nicola Royan ; 27. Finding a vernacular voice : the classical translations of Sir Thomas Wyatt / Cathy Shrank ; 28. The Aeneid translations of Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey : the exiled reader's presence / James Simpson ; Select bibliography of ancient sources (including late antiquity and early Christian writings) ; General reference works for reception : libraries, textual transmission, historical sources ; Studies on ancient authors and classical reception ; Medieval : primary sources ; Medieval : secondary sources ; Early humanism : primary sources ; Early humanism : secondary sources --
v. 2. 1558-1660 / edited by Patrick Cheney and Philip Hardie. 1. Introduction / Patrick Cheney and Philip Hardie --
Part I: Institutions and contexts. 2. The classics in humanism, education, and scholarship / Peter Mack ; 3. The availability of the classics : readers, writers, translation, performance / Stuart Gillespie ; 4. Classical rhetoric in English / Peter Mack ; 5. The classics in literary criticism / Gavin Alexander ; 6. Classicism and Christianity / Mark Vessey ; 7. Women writers and the classics / Jane Stevenson ; 8. Cultural contexts: a. Politics and nationalism / Curtis Perry, b. Sexuality and desire / Cora Fox, c. Literary careers / Patrick Cheney, d. Fame and immortality / Philip Hardie --
Part II: Genre. 9. Pastoral and Georgic / Helen Cooper ; 10. Epic poetry / Philip Hardie ; 11. Elizabethan minor epic / Lynn Enterline ; 12. The epistolary tradition / William Fitzgerald ; 13. Prose romance / Helen Moore ; 14. Elegy, hymn, epithalamium, ode : some Renaissance reinterpretations / Roland Greene ; 15. Complaint, epigram, and satire / Susanna Braund ; 16. Tragedy / Gordone Braden ; 17. Comedy / Bruce R. Smith ; 18. Tragicomedy / Tanya Pollard ; 19. Historiography and biography / Bart Van Es ; 20. Discursive and speculative writing / Reid Barbour and Claire Preston --
Part III: Authors. 21. Homer / Jessica Wolfe ; 22. Plato / Elizabeth Jane Bellamy ; 23. Virgil and Ovid / Maggie Kilgour ; 24. Horace / Victoria Moul (with a contribution by Charles Martindale) ; 25. Spenser / Richard A. McCabe ; 26. Marlowe / Charles Martindale ; 27. Shakespeare / Colin Burrow ; 28. Jonson / Sean Keilen ; 29. Early Milton / Thomas Luxon ; Classical reception in English literature, 1558-1660 : an annotated bibliography / Craig Kallendorf --
v. 3. 1660-1790 / edited by David Hopkins and Charles Martindale. 1. Introduction / David Hopkins and Charles Martindale ; 2. The place of classics in education and publishing / Penelope Wilson ; 3. Milton's classicism / Charles Martindale ; 4. Dryden's classicism / Tom Mason ; 5. Latin epic : Virgil, Lucan, and others / Paul Davis ; 6. Homer / David Hopkins ; 7. Ovid / David Hopkins ; 8. Roman satire and epigram / Dan Hooley ; 9. Horatianiasm / Robin Sowerby ; 10. Pastoral and Georgic / Juan Christian Pellicer ; 11. Travesty and mock-epic / Fred Parker ; 12. The classical critics / Philip Smallwood ; 13. Didactic and scientific poetry / Martin Priestman ; 14. The epistolary tradition / Bruce Redford ; 15. The classics and eighteenth-century theatre / Malcolm Kelsall ; 16. The fabular tradition / Jayne Lewis ; 17. Women writers and the classics / Penelope Wilson ; 18. Lyric and elegy / David Fairer ; 19. The classics in the English novel / Henry Power ; 20. The ancient historians in Britain / Philip Hicks ; 21. Discursive and philosophical prose / Adam Potkay ; 22. Samuel Johnson's classicism / Freya Johnston --
Classical reception in English literature, 1660-1790 : an annotated bibliography / Victoria Moul --
v. 4. 1790-1880 / edited by Norman Vance and Jennifer Wallace. Introduction / Norman Vance and Jennifer Wallace --
Context and genres. 1. Classical authors, 1790-1880 / Norman Vance ; 2. 'The principle of the daguerreotype' : translation from the classics / John Talbot ; 3. Education and reading / Christopher Stray ; 4. Political writing and class / Edmund Richardson ; 5. Barbarism and civilization : political writing, history, and empire / Phiroze Vasunia ; 6. American literature and classical consciousness / Paul Giles ; 7. Myth and religion / Norman Vance ; 8. Art, aesthetics, and archaeological poetics / Jonah Siegel ; 9. 'Greek under the trees' : classical reception and gender / Jennifer Wallace ; 10. The novel / Norman Vance ; 11. Shakespearean Sophocles : (re)-discovering and performing Greek tragedy in the nineteenth century / Fiona Macintosh --
Authors. 12. William Wordsworth / James Castell ; 13. Coleridge : the reception and transmission of classical learning / J. C. C. Mays ; 14. Walter Savage Landor and the classics / Adam Roberts ; 15. The unexpected Latinist : Byron and the Roman muse / Timothy Webb ; 16. The younger romantics : Leigh Hunt, Keats, and Shelley / Jennifer Wallace ; 17. Elizabeth Barrett Browning / Isobel Hurst ; 18. Matthew Arnold / Nicholas Shrimpton ; 19. Arthur Hugh Clough / Isobel Hurst ; 20. Translating tragedy : Robert Browning's Greek decade / Yopie Prins ; 21. Tennyson / A. A. Markley ; 22. William Morris / Stephen Harrison ; 23. George Eliot / Shanyn Fiske ; 24. Thomas Hardy / Ralph Pite ; 25. Swinburne / Charlotte Ribeyrol ; 26. Towards the Fin de Siècle : Walter Pater and John Addington Symonds / Stefano Evangelista --
Classical reception in English literature, 1790-1880 : an annotated bibliography / Norman Vance --
V. 5. After 1880.
Other Titles: Classical reception in English literature

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