|Martindale, Charles / Thomas, Richard F. (eds.)|
Classics and the Uses of Reception
1. Edition August 2006
2006. 352 Pages, Hardcover
ISBN 978-1-4051-3146-9 - John Wiley & Sons
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This landmark collection presents a wide variety of viewpoints onthe value and role of reception theory within the modern disciplineof classics.
* A pioneering collection, looking at the role reception theoryplays, or could play, within the modern discipline ofclassics.
* Emphasizes theoretical aspects of reception.
* Written by a wide range of contributors from young scholars toestablished figures, from Europe, the UK and the USA.
* Draws on material from many different fields, from translationstudies to the visual arts, and from politics to performance.
* Sets the agenda for classics in the future.
From the contents
List of Figures.
Notes on Contributors.
Introduction: Thinking Through Reception (CharlesMartindale).
1. Provocation: The Point of Reception Theory (William W.Batstone).
Part I. Reception in Theory.
2. Literary History as a Provocation to Reception Studies (RalphHexter).
3. Discipline and Receive; or, Making an Example out of Marsyas(Timothy Saunders).
4. Text, Theory, and Reception (Kenneth Haynes).
5. Surfing the Third Wave? Postfeminism and the Hermeneutics ofReception (Genevieve Liveley).
6. Allusion as Reception: Virgil, Milton, and the Modern Reader(Craig Kallendorf).
7. Hector and Andromache: Identification and Appropriation(Vanda Zajko).
8. Passing on the Panpipe: Genre and Reception (MathildeSkoie).
9. True Histories: Lucien, Bakhtin, and the Pragmatics ofReception (Tim Whitmarsh).
10. The Uses of Reception: Derrida and the Historical Imperative(Miriam Leonard).
11. The Use and Abuse of Antiquity: The Politics and Morality ofAppropriation (Katie Fleming).
Part II. Studies in Reception.
12. The Homeric Moment? Translation, Historicity, and theMeaning of the Classics (Alexandra Lianeri).
13. Looking for Ligurinus: An Italian Poet in the NineteenthCentury (Richard F. Thomas).
14. Foucault's Antiquity (James I. Porter).
15. Fractured Understandings: Towards a History of ClassicalReception Among Non-Elite Groups (Siobhán McElduff).
16. Decolonizing the Postcolonial Colonizers: Helen in DerekWalcott's Omeros (Helen Kaufmann).
17. Remodeling Receptions: Greek Drama as Diaspora inPerformance (Lorna Hardwick).
18. Reception, Performance, and the Sacrifice of Iphigenia(Pantelis Michelakis).
19. Reception and Ancient Art: The Case of the Venus de Milo(Elizabeth Prettejohn).
20. The Touch of Sappho (Simon Goldhill).
21. (At) the Visual Point of Reception: Anselm Feuerbach'sDas Gastmahl des Platon; or, Philosophy in Paint (JohnHenderson).
22. Afterword: The Uses of "Reception" (Duncan F. Kennedy).