A Companion to the Classical Tradition (Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World)

A Companion to the Classical Tradition (Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World)

By: Craig W. Kallendorf (editor)Hardback

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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 geographical survey, and a section illustrating the connections between the classical tradition and contemporary theory

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Craig W. Kallendorf is Professor of English and Classics at Texas A&M University. He is the author of In Praise of Aeneas (1989), Virgil and the Myth of Venice (2000), and The Other Virgil (2007) as well as over 30 articles on the classical tradition.


List of Figures. List of Maps. Notes on Contributors. Introduction. 1. Education (Christopher Stray, University of Wales Swansea). Part I: Periods. 2. Middle Ages (Jan M. Ziolkowski, Harvard University). 3. Renaissance (Craig W. Kallendorf, Texas A&M University). 4. Baroque (Ingrid D. Rowland, University of Notre Dame). 5. Neoclassicism (Thomas Kaminski, Loyola University, Chicago). 6. Romanticism (Bruce Graver, Providence College). 7. Victorian (Norman Vance, University of Sussex). 8. Modernism (Kenneth Haynes, Brown University). Part II: Places. 9. Africa (William J. Dominik, University of Otago, New Zealand). 10. Central-Eastern Europe (Jerzy Axer, with the assistance of Katarzyna Tomaszuk, University of Warsaw). 11. France (Philip Ford, Cambridge University). 12. Germany and German-Speaking Europe (Volker Riedel, University of Jena). 13. Iberian Peninsula (Luisa Lopez Grigera, University of Michigan). 14. Italy (David Marsh, Rutgers University). 15. Latin America (Andrew Laird, Warwick University). 16. Low Countries (Gilbert Tournoy, Catholic University of Leuven). 17. Scandinavia (Minna Skafte Jensen, Odense University). 18. United Kingdom (Richard Jenkyns, Oxford University). 19. United States (Ward Briggs, University of South Carolina). Part III: Contemporary Themes. 20. Reception (Charles Martindale, Bristol University). 21. Postcolonial Studies (Lorna Hardwick, Open University). 22. Gender and Sexuality (Alastair J. L. Blanshard, University of Sydney). 23. Fascism (Katie Fleming, London University). 24. Psychology (Fabio Stok, University of Rome, Tor Vergata). 25. Modern and Postmodern Art and Architecture (Gail Levin (Baruch College and The Graduate School, City University of New York). 26. Film (Karl Galinsky, University of Texas Austin). Bibliography. Index.

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  • publication date: 11/12/2006
  • ISBN13: 9781405122948
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 512
  • ID: 9781405122948
  • weight: 1062
  • ISBN10: 1405122943

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