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English Review

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards).

A periodical founded in 1908 through the inspiration of a group of writers including Conrad, H. G. Wells, and E. Garnett, with the purpose, in the words of its first editor F. M. Ford (then...

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Con beffarda irriverenza

Jonathan Perry.

in Robert Graves and the Classical Tradition

July 2015; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical Literature. 7385 words.

When Graves’s Claudius books appeared in Italian-language editions in 1936 the timing seemed fortuitous, given the preparations for a multifaceted Fascist commemoration of Augustus’s 2000th...

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‘Yours Obediently, Gilbert Murray’: Letters to The Times

William Bruneau and Russell Wodell.

in Gilbert Murray Reassessed

August 2007; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical Literature. 11165 words.

Gilbert Murray wrote or co-signed almost three hundred letters to the Editor of The Times. His topics ranged from Liberal politics and the League of Nations to reform of the national diet,...

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Homer in Albania: Oral Epic and the Geography of Literature

Barbara Graziosi.

in Homer in the Twentieth Century

June 2007; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical Literature. 8925 words.

This chapter examines the Albanian novelist Ismail Kadare's engagement with the work of the Homerist and folklorist Albert Lord. This discussion is prefaced by a review of...

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Metaphors for Hope in Archaic and Classical Greek Poetry

Douglas Cairns.

in Hope, Joy, and Affection in the Classical World

July 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical History. 16539 words.

This chapter discusses metaphors for elpis (hope, expectation) in early Greek poetry. Metaphor can be a crucial element in the formation and extension of emotion concepts and gives an...

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Early Humanism in England

Daniel Wakelin.

in The Oxford History of Classical Reception in English Literature

January 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical Literature. 13307 words.

This chapter traces changes in the study of classical texts under the influence of humanism, the educational and academic trend which contemporaries called the studia humanitatis. It notes...

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F.A. Paley (1816–88)

Christopher Collard.

in Tragedy, Euripides and Euripideans

September 2007; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical Literature. 9532 words.

An able and versatile scholar, denied a Cambridge career before the University Test Acts of the 1860's and 1870's, because of his conversion to Catholicism in the 1840's. For nearly fifty...

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Days Linked by Song

Gerard O'Daly.

July 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Classical Literature. 432 pages.

Prudentius is arguably the greatest Latin poet of late antiquity. This book provides the Latin text, a new English verse translation, and critical reviews on each of his twelve lyric poems,...

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Ideologies of Hellenism

Luciano Canfora.

in The Oxford Handbook of Hellenic Studies

August 2009; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Ancient Greek History; Classical Philosophy. 3142 words.

Turning to the examples of Demosthenes and Alexander, this article looks at the ideological uses of Hellenism, not only in the general sense of the word, but also in Droysen's sense of Hell...

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