Classics and the Uses of Reception

Classics and the Uses of Reception

Editor(s): Charles Martindale, Richard F. Thomas

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

Print ISBN: 9781405131469

Online ISBN: 9780470774007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774007

About this Book

This 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.

Table of contents

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  1. Part 1: Reception in Theory

  2. Part 2: Studies in Reception

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