Classics and the Uses of Reception
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Classics and the Uses of Reception by Charles Martindale
Book DescriptionThis landmark collection presents a wide variety of viewpoints on the value and role of reception theory within the modern discipline of classics. * A pioneering collection, looking at the role reception theory plays, or could play, within the modern discipline of classics. * Emphasizes theoretical aspects of reception. * Written by a wide range of contributors from young scholars to established figures, from Europe, the UK and the USA. * Draws on material from many different fields, from translation studies to the visual arts, and from politics to performance. * Sets the agenda for classics in the future.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405131452
(246mm x 172mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 31-Aug-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Charles Martindale
Oxford History of Classical Reception in English Literature, Hardback (September 2012)
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 early Middle Ages to the present, it both synthesizes existing scholarship and presents new research. This third volume covers the years 1660-1790.
Romans and Romantics, Hardback (August 2012)
Arranged in three sections - Romanticisms, Romantics, and Reception - the 18 contributions in Romans and Romantics seek to highlight the key role that the Romans played in the creation and development of Romanticism, and the role Romanticism has since played in conceptions of the Romans.
Shakespeare and the Classics, Paperback (September 2010)
This book demonstrates that the classics are of central importance in Shakespeare's plays and in the structure of his imagination.
Horace Made New, Paperback (September 2009)» View all books by Charles Martindale
Collection of essays exploring Horace's place in English literature and culture.
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Author Biography - Charles Martindale
Charles Martindale is Professor of Latin at the University of Bristol He has written extensively on the reception of classical poetry. In addition to the theoretical Redeeming the Text: Latin Poetry and the Hermeneutics of Reception (1993), he has edited or coedited collections on the receptions of Virgil, Horace, and Ovid, as well as Shakespeare and the Classics (2004). His most recent book is Latin Poetry and the Judgement of Taste: An Essay in Aesthetics (2005). Richard F. Thomas is Professor of Greek and Latin at Harvard University. His interests are generally focused on Hellenistic Greek and Roman literature, on intertextuality, and on the reception of classical literature in all periods. Recent books include Reading Virgil and His Texts: Studies in Intertextuality (1999) and Virgil and the Augustan Reception (2001). He is currently working on a commentary to Horace, Odes 4 and a coedited volume on the performance artistry of Bob Dylan.
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