Examining the profusion of ways in which the arts, culture, and thought of Greece and Rome have been transmitted, interpreted, adapted and used, A Companion to Classical Receptions explores the impact of this phenomenon on both ancient and later societies.* 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
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Number of pages: 560
Weight: 1132 g
Dimensions: 255 x 184 x 45 mm
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