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by Lorna Hardwick,Christopher Stray

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  • ISBN 1444339222
  • ISBN13 978-1444339222
  • Language English
  • Author Lorna Hardwick,Christopher Stray
  • Publisher Wiley-Blackwell; 1 edition (December 13, 2010)
  • Pages 556
  • Formats lrf lrf doc txt
  • Category Fiction
  • Subcategory History and Criticism
  • Size ePub 1977 kb
  • Size Fb2 1928 kb
  • Rating: 4.8
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Examining the profusion of ways in which the arts, culture, andthought of Greece and Rome have been transmitted, interpreted,adapted and used, A Companion to Classical Receptionsexplores the impact of this phenomenon on both ancient and latersocieties. Provides a comprehensive introduction and overview of classicalreception - the interpretation of classical art, culture, andthought in later centuries, and the fastest growing area inclassicsBrings together 34 essays by an international group ofcontributors focused on ancient and modern reception concepts andpracticesCombines close readings of key receptions with widercontextualization and discussionExplores the impact of Greek and Roman culture worldwide,including crucial new areas in Arabic literature, South Africandrama, the history of photography, and contemporary ethics

A Companion to Classical Receptions. Lorna Hardwick, Christopher Stray. Provides a comprehensive introduction and overview of classical reception - the interpretation of classical art, culture, and thought in later centuries, and the fastest growing area in classics.

A Companion to Classical Receptions. Brings together 34 essays by an international group of contributors focused on ancient and modern reception concepts and practices. Combines close readings of key receptions with wider contextualization and discussion.

Introduction: Making Connections 1 Lorna Hardwick and Christopher Stray. The book sparkles with the excitement that makes A Companion to Classical Receptions such an eye-opening delight. Times Literary Supplement, October 2008). Part I Reception within Antiquity and Beyond 11. 1 Reception and Tradition 13 Felix Budelmann and Johannes Haubold. m. n eye-opening delight. Times Literary Supplement). A spectacular volume from the massive series of 'Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World'.

Hardwick and Stray's Companion pushes lingering worries about elitism and irrelevance right off the table. Companion offers bold reasons to treat classical studies as the cosmopolitan glue of the postmodern world.

Hardwick, Lorna, Stray, Christopher. 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.

Lorna Hardwick is professor emeritus of classical studies at the Open University. In addition to teaching at the Open University, Hardwick has taught at University College London

Lorna Hardwick, Christopher Stray.

Lorna Hardwick, Christopher Stray. growing area in classicsBrings together 34 essays by an international group of contributors focused on ancient and modern reception concepts and practicesCombines close readings of key receptions with wider contextualization and discussionExplores the impact of Greek and Roman culture worldwide, including crucial new areas in Arabic literature, South African drama, the history of photography, and contemporary ethics.

In book: A Companion to Classical Receptions, p. - . - 9. Cite this publication. Dionysian Inspiration: The Contribution of Classical Reception Studies Methodology to the Interpretation of Current Curatorial Concepts Nava Sevilla Sadeh Abstract The postmodern state of mind was defined by theorists such as Fredric Jameson as a-historical, and today’s society as bereft of all historicity and denies its past which is modified into a vast collection of images and thus effaced altogether.