Classics and the Use of Reception

  • Thomas R
  • Martindale C
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Abstract

This landmark collection presents a wide variety of viewpoints on the value and role of reception theory within the modern discipline of classics. List of Illustrations Notes on Contributors 1. Introduction: Thinking Through Reception: Charles Martindale (University of Bristol) 2. Provocation: The Point of Reception Theory: William Batstone (The Ohio State University) Part I: Reception in Theory 3. Literary History as a Provocation to Reception Studies: Ralph Hexter (Hampshire College in Amhurst, Massachusetts) 4. Discipline and Receive, or Making an Example Out of Marsyas: Timothy Saunders (University of Bristol) 5. Text, Theory, and Reception: Kenneth Haynes (University of Brown) 6. Surfing the Third Wave? Postfeminism and the Hermeneutics of Reception: Genevieve Liveley (University of Bristol) 7. Allusion as Reception: Virgil, Milton, and the Modern Reader: Craig Kallendorf (Texas A&M University) 8. Hector and Andromache: Identification and Appropriation: Vanda Zajko (University of Bristol) 9. Passing on the Panpipes: Genre and Reception: Mathilde Skoie (University of Bergen) 10. True Histories: Lucian, Bakhtin, and the Pragmatics of Reception: Tim Whitmarsh (University of Exeter) 11. The Uses of Reception: Derrida and the Historical Imperative: Miriam Leonard (University of Bristol) 12. The Use and Abuse of Antiquity: The Politics and Morality of Appropriation: Katie Fleming (Queen Mary College, University of London) Part II: Studies in Reception: Translation, Subjectivity, Postcolonialism, Performance, Art and Visual Culture 13. The Homeric Moment? Translation, Historicity and the Meaning of the Classics: Alexandra Lianeri (Darwin College, Cambridge) 14. Looking for Ligurinus: An Italian Poet in the 19th Century: Richard Thomas (Harvard University) 15. Foucault's Antiquity: James I. Porter (University of Michigan) 16. Fractured Understanding: Towards a History of Classical Reception Among Non-Elite Groups: Siobhan McElduff (Harvard-Westlake School in Los Angeles) 17. Decolonizing the Post-Colonial Colonizers: Helen in Derek Walcott's Omeros: Helen Kaufmann (University of Fribourg (CH)) 18. Remodelling Receptions: Greek Drama as Diaspora in Performance: Lorna Hardwick (Open University) 19. Reception, Performance, and the Sacrifice of Iphigenia: Pantelis Michelakis (University of Bristol) 20. Reception and Ancient Art: The Case of the Venus de Milo: Elizabeth Prettejohn (University of Bristol) 21. The Touch of Sappho: Simon Goldhill (University of Cambridge) 22. [At] the Visual Point of Reception: Anselm Feuerbach's Das Gastmahl des Platon, or Philosophy in Paint: John Henderson (University of Cambridge) 23. Afterword: 'The Uses of "Reception"'. Duncan F. Kennedy (University of Bristol) Bibliography Index

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  • klassieke, literaire, theorie, receptie, benaderin

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  • Ch. Martindale

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