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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. Read more... Middle Ages / by Jan Ziolkowski -- Renaissance / by Craig Kallendorf -- Baroque / by Ingrid Rowland -- Neo-classicism / by Thomas Kaminski -- Romanticism / by Bruce Graver -- The Victorian era / by Norman Vance -- Modernism / by Kenneth Haynes -- Africa / by William Dominik -- Central-Eastern Europe / by Jerzy Axer, with the assistance of Katarzyna Tomaszuk -- France / by Philip Ford -- Germany and German-speaking Europe / by Volker Riedel -- Iberian Peninsula / by Luisa López Grigera -- Italy / by David Marsh -- Latin America / by Andrew Laird -- Low Countries / by Gilbert Tournoy -- Scandinavia / by Minna Skafte Jensen -- United Kingdom / by Richard Jenkyns -- United States / by Ward Briggs -- Reception studies / by Charles Martindale -- Postcolonial studies / by Lorna Hardwick -- Gender and sexuality / by Alastair J.L. Blanshard -- Politics / by Katie Fleming -- Psychology / by Fabio Stok -- Modern and post-modern art and architecture / by Gail Levin -- Film / by Karl Galinsky
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