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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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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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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: Omni-Local Classical Receptions

Emily Greenwood.

in Classical Receptions Journal

December 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Classical Reception; Literature; Methods and Historiography; Intellectual History. 3427 words.

This afterword reviews the articles in this special issue on classical receptions in Eastern and Central Europe in light of debates about the cultural identity of classical reception...

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American bicameralism and the legacy of the Roman Senate

Nicholas P. Cole.

in Classical Receptions Journal

January 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Classical Reception; Literature; Methods and Historiography; Intellectual History. 7697 words.

The significance of the Roman Senate to the development of American institutions is a much-debated topic; and concentration on the details of constitutional organization can obscure broader...

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‘An insurmountable chasm?’: re-visiting, re-imagining and re-writing classical pastoral through the modernist poetry of H.D

Harriet Tarlo.

in Classical Receptions Journal

November 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Classical Reception; Literature; Methods and Historiography; Intellectual History. 9668 words.

This article discusses the pastoral aspects of the modernist poet H.D.’s work, while weaving in reference to some of the key tropes of environmentalism. It re-visits Greek epigram through...

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‘Ancient Greek Culture and Myth in the Terra Mítica Theme Park’

Filippo Carlà and Florian Freitag.

in Classical Receptions Journal

June 2015; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Classical Reception; Methods and Historiography; Intellectual History; Literature. 7741 words.

This article analyses the form of reception of classical antiquity in the Spanish theme park Terra Mítica (Benidorm), concentrating in particular on its representation of Ancient Greece and...

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The ancient Roman tradition and the Polish idea of the senate in the Age of Enlightened Classicism, 1764–1831

Mikolaj Getka-Kenig.

in Classical Receptions Journal

January 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Classical Reception; Literature; Methods and Historiography; Intellectual History. 6617 words.

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Andy Warhol’s <i>Alexander the Great</i>: an ancient portrait for Alexander Iolas in a postmodern frame

Travis Nygard and Vincent Tomasso.

in Classical Receptions Journal

June 2016; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Classical Reception; Methods and Historiography; Intellectual History; Literature. 10645 words.

The American Pop artist Andy Warhol (1928–87) produced a series of colourful silkscreen prints in 1982 of a Roman-era bronze head of Alexander the Great. These prints were commissioned by...

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