A Companion to Classical Receptions - eBook
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Publication Date: 2011
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Series: Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World
- 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
- 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
- Explores 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
Christopher Stray is Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Wales, Swansea. He is the author of Classics Transformed: Schools Universities, and Society in England 1830-1960 (1998), and editor of The Owl of Minerva (2005), Classical Books (2007) and Remaking the Classics (2007).