Chapter 33. The Classical Inheritance

  1. Christine Gerrard
  1. David Hopkins

Published Online: 22 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996638.ch34

A Companion to Eighteenth-Century Poetry

A Companion to Eighteenth-Century Poetry

How to Cite

Hopkins, D. (2006) The Classical Inheritance, in A Companion to Eighteenth-Century Poetry (ed C. Gerrard), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996638.ch34

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405113168

Online ISBN: 9780470996638

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Keywords:

  • classical inheritance;
  • english poetry;
  • classics;
  • university curricula;
  • Joseph addison

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Eighteenth-Century English Poetry and the Classics: An Overview

  • Eighteenth-Century English Poetry and the Classics: Debates and Dilemmas

  • Refashioning a Classical Genre: “Eloisa to Abelard”

  • The Dynamics of Imitation: The Epistle to Augustus

  • Translation and “Nature”: Helen of Troy in Pope's Iliad

  • Author's Note