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  • Classics and Comics

    Classics and Comics

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199734191

    Since at least 1939, when daily-strip caveman Alley Oop time-traveled to the Trojan War, comics have been drawing (on) material from Greek and Roman myth, literature and history. At times the connection is cosmetic-as perhaps with Wonder Woman's Ama…

  • Classics and Comics

    Classics and Comics

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199734184

    Since at least 1939, when daily-strip caveman Alley Oop time-traveled to the Trojan War, comics have been drawing (on) material from Greek and Roman myth, literature and history. At times the connection is cosmetic-as perhaps with Wonder Woman's Ama…

  • The Nation and its Ruins

    The Nation and its Ruins
    av Yannis Hamilakis

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199572908

    This innovative, extensively illustrated study examines how classical antiquities and archaeology contributed significantly to the production of the modern Greek nation and its national imagination. It also shows how, in return, national imagination…

  • The Nation and its Ruins

    The Nation and its Ruins
    av Yannis Hamilakis

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199230389

    This innovative, extensively illustrated study examines how classical antiquities and archaeology contributed significantly to the production of the modern Greek nation and its national imagination. It also shows how, in return, national imagination…

  • Ancient Rome and the Construction of Modern Homosexual Identities

    Ancient Rome and the Construction of Modern Homosexual Identities

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199689729

    Much has been written about the contribution of ancient Greece to modern discourses of homosexuality, but Rome's significant role has been largely overlooked. Ancient Rome and the Construction of Modern Homosexual Identities explores the contested h…

  • Conversing with Antiquity

    Conversing with Antiquity
    av David Hopkins

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198706960

    Conversing with Antiquity collects, in a substantially revised and updated form, studies of the reception of the classics by English poets of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries by one of the leading scholars in the field. A new Introduction lo…

  • Conversing with Antiquity

    Conversing with Antiquity
    av David Hopkins

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199560349

    Conversing with Antiquity collects, in a substantially revised and updated form, studies, by one of the leading scholars in the field, of the reception of the classics by English poets of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. A new Introduction…

  • A Cockney Catullus

    A Cockney Catullus
    av Henry Stead

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198744887

    Catullus, one of the most Hellenizing, scandalous, and emotionally expressive of the Roman poets, burst onto the British cultural scene during the Romantic era. It was not until this socially, politically, and culturally explosive epoch, with its ma…

  • Laughing with Medusa

    Laughing with Medusa

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199237944

    Laughing with Medusa explores a series of interlinking questions, including: Does history's self-positioning as the successor of myth result in the exclusion of alternative narratives of the past? How does feminism exclude itself from certain histor…

  • Laughing with Medusa

    Laughing with Medusa

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199274383

    Laughing with Medusa explores a series of interlinking questions, including: Does history's self-positioning as the successor of myth result in the exclusion of alternative narratives of the past? How does feminism exclude itself from certain histor…

  • Romans and Romantics

    Romans and Romantics

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199588541

    This volume provides, for the first time, an extensive and wide-ranging discussion of the relationship between Romanticism and Roman antiquity. Encompassing literature, music, sculpture, film, history, politics, and scholarship from across Europe an…

  • Toni Morrison and the Classical Tradition

    Toni Morrison and the Classical Tradition
    av Tessa Roynon

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199698684

    In this volume, Roynon explores Toni Morrison's widespread engagement with ancient Greek and Roman tradition. Discussing all ten of her published novels to date, Roynon examines the ways in which classical myth, literature, history, social practice,…

  • Pater the Classicist

    Pater the Classicist

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198723417

    Pater the Classicist is the first book to address in detail Walter Pater's important contribution to the study of classical antiquity. Widely considered our greatest aesthetic critic and now best known as a precursor to modernist writers and post-mo…

  • Classics in the Modern World

    Classics in the Modern World

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199673926

    Classics in the Modern World brings together a collection of distinguished international contributors to discuss the features and implications of a 'democratic turn' in modern perceptions of ancient Greece and Rome. It examines how Greek and Roman m…

  • Between Jerusalem and Athens

    Between Jerusalem and Athens
    av Nurit Yaari

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198746676

    How does a theatrical tradition emerge in the fields of dramatic writing and artistic performance? How can a culture in which theatre played no part in the past create a theatrical tradition in the modern world? How do political and social condition…

  • Classics in Post-Colonial Worlds

    Classics in Post-Colonial Worlds

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199591329

    Classical material was traditionally used to express colonial authority, but it was also appropriated by imperial subjects to become first a means of challenging colonialism and then a rich field for creating cultural identities that blend the old a…

  • Classics in Post-Colonial Worlds

    Classics in Post-Colonial Worlds

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199296101

    Classical material was traditionally used to express colonial authority, but it was also appropriated by imperial subjects to become first a means of challenging colonialism and then a rich field for creating cultural identities that blend the old a…

  • Translation and the Classic

    Translation and the Classic

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199288076

    Contemporary translation studies have explored translation not as a means of recovering a source text, but as a process of interpretation and production of literary meaning and value. Translation and the Classic uses this idea to discuss the relatio…

  • Victorian Women Writers and the Classics

    Victorian Women Writers and the Classics
    av Isobel Hurst

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199283514

    Isobel Hurst examines the role of women writers in the Victorian reception of ancient Greece and Rome, showing that they had a greater imaginative engagement with classical literature than has previously been acknowledged. The restrictions which app…

  • Classics in Britain

    Classics in Britain
    av Christopher Stray

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199569373

    This unique volume summarizes and reflects the work of a leading voice in the history of Classics in Britain, bringing together both previously published articles, now newly revised, and never before published work. Topics range from the school clas…

  • Childhood and the Classics

    Childhood and the Classics
    av Sheila Murnaghan

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199583478

    The dissemination of classical material to children has long been a major form of popularization with far-reaching effects, although until very recently it has received almost no attention within the growing field of classical reception studies. Thi…

  • The Antiquity of the Italian Nation

    The Antiquity of the Italian Nation
    av Antonino De Francesco

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199662319

    With Italy under Napoleonic rule at the beginning of the nineteenth century, the antiquarian topic of anti-romanism became a pillar of the Italian nation-building process and, in turn, was used against the dominant French culture. The history of the…

  • Winckelmann and the Invention of Antiquity

    Winckelmann and the Invention of Antiquity
    av Katherine Harloe

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199695843

    This volume provides a new perspective on the emergence of the modern study of antiquity, Altertumswissenschaft, in eighteenth-century Germany through an exploration of debates that arose over the work of the art historian Johann Joachim Winckelmann…

  • Afro-Greeks

    Afro-Greeks
    av Emily Greenwood

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199575244

    Afro-Greeks examines the reception of Classics in the English-speaking Caribbean, from about 1920 to the beginning of the 21st century. Emily Greenwood focuses on the ways in which Greco-Roman antiquity has been put to creative use in Anglophone Car…

  • Greek Fragments in Postmodern Frames

    Greek Fragments in Postmodern Frames
    av Eleftheria Ioannidou

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199664115

    Greek Fragments in Postmodern Frames takes as its subject adaptation of Greek tragedy in the last decades, arguing that rewritings of Greek tragic texts in this period can be used as a tool to uncover a significant dialogue with postmodernism. Despi…

  • Roman Error

    Roman Error

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198803034

    In the eyes of posterity, ancient Rome is deeply flawed. The list of censures is long and varied, from political corruption and the practice of slavery, to religious intolerance and sexual immorality, yet for centuries the Romans' "errors" have not…

  • Antigone on the Contemporary World Stage

    Antigone on the Contemporary World Stage

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199586196

    Antigone on the Contemporary World Stage is the first book to analyse what happens to Sophocles' play as it is adapted and (re)produced around the world, and the first to focus specifically on Antigone in performance. The essays, by an international…

  • Stand in the Trench, Achilles

    Stand in the Trench, Achilles
    av Elizabeth Vandiver

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199679324

    Elizabeth Vandiver examines the ways in which British poets of the First World War used classical literature, culture, and history as a source of images, ideas, and even phrases for their own poetry. Vandiver argues that classics was a crucial sourc…

  • Minos and the Moderns

    Minos and the Moderns
    av Theodore Ziolkowski

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195336917

    Minos and the Moderns considers three mythological complexes that enjoyed a unique surge of interest in early twentieth-century European art and literature: Europa and the bull, the minotaur and the labyrinth, and Daedelus and Icarus. All three are…

  • Robert Graves and the Classical Tradition

    Robert Graves and the Classical Tradition

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198738053

    The poet Robert Graves' use of material from classical sources has been contentious to scholars for many years, with a number of classicists baulking at his interpretation of myth and his novelization of history, and questioning its academic value.…

  • Black Odysseys

    Black Odysseys
    av Justine McConnell

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199605002

    Black Odysseys explores creative works by artists of ultimately African descent, which respond to the Homeric Odyssey. Considering what the ancient Greek epic has signified for those struggling to emerge from the shadow of Western imperialism, and h…

  • Tragedy and the Idea of Modernity

    Tragedy and the Idea of Modernity

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198727798

    From around 1800, particularly in Germany, Greek tragedy has been privileged in popular and scholarly discourse for its relation to apparently timeless metaphysical, existential, ethical, aesthetic, and psychological questions. As a major concern of…

  • The Senecan Aesthetic

    The Senecan Aesthetic
    av Helen Slaney

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198736769

    Alongside the works of the better-known classical Greek dramatists, the tragedies of Lucius Annaeus Seneca have exerted a profound influence over the dramaturgical development of European theatre. The Senecan Aesthetic surveys the multifarious ways…

  • Masculine Plural

    Masculine Plural
    av Jennifer Ingleheart

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198819677

    The Classics were core to the curriculum and ethos of the intensely homosocial Victorian and Edwardian public schools, yet ancient homosexuality and erotic pedagogy were problematic to the educational establishment, which expurgated classical texts…

  • English Mythography in its European Context, 1500-1650

    English Mythography in its European Context, 1500-1650
    av Anna-Maria Hartmann

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198807704

    Greco-Roman mythology and its reception are at the heart of the European Renaissance, and mythographies-texts that collected and explained ancient myths-were considered indispensable companions to any reader of literature. Despite the importance of…

  • Ancient Slavery and Abolition

    Ancient Slavery and Abolition

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199574674

    A pathbreaking study of the role played by ancient Greek and Roman sources and voices in the struggle to abolish transatlantic slavery and in representations of that struggle in the twentieth century. Thirteen essays by an interdisciplinary team of…

  • Greece on Air

    Greece on Air
    av Amanda Wrigley

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199644780

    Greece on Air offers the first substantial discussion of the fascinating history of creative and public engagements with ancient Greek literature, history, and thought via the BBC Radio, from the birth of domestic broadcasting in the 1920s up to the…

  • Roman Receptions of Sappho

    Roman Receptions of Sappho

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198829430

    Sappho, a towering figure in Western culture, is an exemplary case in the history of classical receptions. There are three prominent reasons for this. Firstly, Sappho is associated with some of the earliest poetry in the classical tradition, which m…

  • Tragedy's Endurance

    Tragedy's Endurance
    av Erika Fischer-Lichte

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199651634

    This volume sets out a novel approach to theatre historiography, presenting the history of performances of Greek tragedies in Germany since 1800 as the history of the evolving cultural identity of the educated middle class throughout that period. Ph…

  • War, Liberty, and Caesar

    War, Liberty, and Caesar
    av Edward Paleit

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199602988

    In War, Liberty, and Caesar, Edward Paleit discusses how readers and writers of the English Renaissance read and understood Lucan's (Marcus Annaeus Lucanus, c. AD 39 - 65) epic poem on the Roman civil wars. It argues that the period between 1580 and…

  • The Protean Virgil

    The Protean Virgil
    av Craig Kallendorf

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198727804

    The Protean Virgil argues that when we try to understand how and why different readers have responded differently to the same text over time, we should take into account the physical form in which they read the text as well as the text itself. Using…

  • Living Classics

    Living Classics

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199233731

    This collection of essays explores the extensive use of Latin and Greek literary texts in a range of recent poetry written in English. It contains both contributions from poets, who include Tony Harrison, Seamus Heaney, and Michael Longley, talking…

  • Antiquity, Theatre, and the Painting of Henry Fuseli

    Antiquity, Theatre, and the Painting of Henry Fuseli
    av Andrei Pop

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198709275

    The rediscovery of Pompeii and Herculaneum in the eighteenth century challenged European assumptions about ancient life; just as influential, if quieter, was the revolution caused by translations of Greek tragedy. Art of the mid-eighteenth to early…

  • Romantic Antiquity

    Romantic Antiquity
    av Jonathan Sachs

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195376128

    While scholars have long noted the fascination with Roman literature and history expressed by many preeminent British cultural figures of the early and middle-eighteenth century, they have only sparingly commented on the increasingly vexed role Rome…

  • Piecing Together the Fragments

    Piecing Together the Fragments
    av Josephine Balmer

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199585090

    In Piecing Together the Fragments, translator and poet Josephine Balmer examines the art of classical translation from the perspective of the practitioner. Positioning her study within the long tradition of translator prefaces and introductions, Bal…

  • Antiquity on Display

    Antiquity on Display
    av Can Bilsel

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199570553

    Reconstructing the lost monuments of Antiquity became, after 1800, a complement to Europe's colonial imagination. Countless archaeologists and architects travelled to the East, excavated extinct cities, and shipped their finds to Europe for display…

  • Classical Culture and Modern Masculinity

    Classical Culture and Modern Masculinity
    av Daniel Orrells

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199236442

    Since the middle of the eighteenth century, the classical world has been seen as foundational and exemplary to Western civilization. However, the Greeks never invaded and colonised western and northern Europe the way the Romans did, and, conversely,…

  • Classical Sculpture and the Culture of Collecting in Britain since 1760

    Classical Sculpture and the Culture of Collecting in Britain since 1760
    av Viccy Coltman

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199551262

    This is a book about classical sculptures in the early modern period, centuries after the decline and fall of Rome, when they began to be excavated, restored, and collected by British visitors in Italy in the second half of the eighteenth century. V…

  • Milton and the Metamorphosis of Ovid

    Milton and the Metamorphosis of Ovid
    av Maggie Kilgour

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198717126

    Milton and the Metamorphosis of Ovid contributes to our understanding of the Roman poet Ovid, the Renaissance writer Milton, and more broadly the transmission and transformation of classical traditions through history. It examines the ways in which…

  • Milton and the Metamorphosis of Ovid

    Milton and the Metamorphosis of Ovid
    av Maggie Kilgour

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199589432

    Milton and the Metamorphosis of Ovid contributes to our understanding of the Roman poet Ovid, the Renaissance writer Milton, and more broadly the transmission and transformation of classical traditions through history. It examines the ways in which…

  • Placing Modern Greece

    Placing Modern Greece
    av Constanze Guthenke

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199231850

    Placing Modern Greece is about literary representations of Greece in the period of Romanticism, encompassing the time in the 1820s when it became a territorial and political reality as a nation state. Constanze Guthenke claims that the imagining of…

  • Ancient Rome and Victorian Masculinity

    Ancient Rome and Victorian Masculinity
    av Laura Eastlake

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198833031

    Ancient Rome and Victorian Masculinity examines Victorian receptions of ancient Rome, with a specific focus on how those receptions were deployed to create useable models of masculinity. Romans in Victorian literature are at once pagan persecutors,…

  • Tradition, Translation, Trauma

    Tradition, Translation, Trauma

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199554591

    Tradition, Trauma, Translation is concerned with how Classic texts - mainly Greek and Latin but also Arabic and Portuguese - become present in later cultures and how they resonate in the modern. A distinguished international team of contributors and…

  • Madly after the Muses

    Madly after the Muses
    av Alexander Riddiford

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199699735

    Madly after the Muses examines the use of Graeco-Roman samplings in the Bengali works of Michael Madhusudan Datta (1824-1873), the nineteenth-century poet and playwright. His oeuvre, which includes a Bengali play dramatizing a Hindu version of the J…

  • Virgil's Schoolboys

    Virgil's Schoolboys
    av Andrew Wallace

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199591244

    Virgil's Schoolboys adds a new layer of complexity to Virgil's already complex pedagogical afterlife. Reading the ancient Roman poet as an adventurous theorist of instruction, Andrew Wallace examines the relationship between his serial meditations o…

  • Sibylline Sisters

    Sibylline Sisters
    av Fiona Cox

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199582969

    The history of Virgil and his receptions is long and varied. His twentieth-century career transformed his appearance as an anaemic imitator of Homer into the 'Father of the West', speaking above all for the marginalized and exiled. At the turn of th…