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A Companion to the Classical Tradition

Edited by: Craig W. Kallendorf
eISBN: 9781405122948
Print publication date: 2007


Subject Classics

DOI: 10.1111/b.9781405122948.2007.x

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A Companion to the Classical Tradition

Over the last two decades the interest in reception studies has escalated significantly, offering a new sophistication to the scholarly investigation of the classical tradition, and new insight on its evolution through modern scholarship. Comprising 26 newly commissioned essays from an international team of experts, A Companion to the Classical Tradition accommodates the pressing need for an up-to-date introduction and overview for this booming field.

The Companion is divided into three sections: a chronological survey, from the Middle Ages to the modern era; a geographical survey, including Latin America, Africa, and Central-Eastern Europe as well as Western Europe and the US; and a group of topics ranging from post-colonialism to gender construction that illustrate the intersection of the classical tradition with contemporary theory.

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Kallendorf, Craig W. A Companion to the Classical Tradition. Blackwell Publishing, 2007. Blackwell Reference Online. 24 November 2017 <http://www.blackwellreference.com/public/book.html?id=g9781405122948_9781405122948>



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