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A ‘Homeric’ hymn to Stalin: performing safe criticism in ancient Greek?

Han Baltussen.

in Classical Receptions Journal

June 2015; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Classical Reception; Methods and Historiography; Intellectual History; Literature. 8433 words.

This article offers an analysis of an unusual ‘Hymn to Stalin’, written in Homeric Greek, but found in a twentieth-century Czech novel. The examination of the style and context of the Ode...

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“A Memory Sweet to Soldiers”: The Significance of Gender

Susan Lee Johnson.

in A New Significance

January 1997; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Methods and Historiography. 14889 words.

Gender is a relation of difference and domination constructed such that it appears “natural” in day-to-day life. The American West is historically a place of disrupted gender relations and...

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“A Universall Monarchy”

Kristina Bross.

in Future History

November 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; Methods and Historiography. 13363 words.

Chapter 1 analyzes a mid-seventeenth-century pamphlet exchange that suggests how global fantasies infuse writings that on their surface seem little interested in situating England on a...

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Absent Presence: <i>pater Ennius</i> in Renaissance Europe

Nora Goldschmidt.

in Classical Receptions Journal

May 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Classical Reception; Literature; Methods and Historiography; Intellectual History. 8755 words.

This article is a case study in what might happen to Classical Reception Studies when the object of reception no longer survives, or survives only in fragments or quotations from other...

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Admiration and Awe

Antonio Urquízar-Herrera.

July 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Methods and Historiography. 304 pages.

This book offers the first systematic analysis of the cultural and religious appropriation of Andalusian architecture by Spanish historians during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries....

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An Adversarial Image of Modernity

in On the Future of History

November 2003; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Methods and Historiography. 1819 words.

The lack of postmodernist debates on the chronological and formative limits of modernity has been surprising. Only a few postmodernists, among them Michel Foucault and Jean Baudrillard,...

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Aeschylus in the mix: the making of Nikos Kazantzakis’ <i>Prometheus</i>-Trilogy

Antonis K. Petrides.

in Classical Receptions Journal

December 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Classical Reception; Methods and Historiography; Intellectual History; Literature. 20635 words.

Kazantzakis’ two foundational works, Askitiki and The Odyssey, not only articulated the Cretan poet’s credo but also crystallized his attitude towards his (classical) forefathers....

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<i>Æthiopissæ:</i> the classical tradition, Neo-Latin verse and images of race in George Herbert and Vincent Bourne

John T. Gilmore.

in Classical Receptions Journal

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Classical Reception; Literature; Methods and Historiography; Intellectual History. 7437 words.

This article examines two Latin poems, one by the well-known writer of English as well as Latin poetry, George Herbert (1593–1633), and the other by Vincent Bourne (c. 1695–1747), probably...

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Afterword

John Darwin.

in The Prospect of Global History

February 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Methods and Historiography. 3124 words.

This Afterword argues for an approach to globalization that extends far beyond the economic or financial, discusses different phases of globalization and surveys the different modes of...

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Afterword

Kerwin Lee Klein.

in From History to Theory

May 2011; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Methods and Historiography. 3430 words.

This chapter explores the politics of linguistic change and the investments in narratives of progress and declension. It explains that theory has become a battle flag, despite the notorious...

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