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Crossroads in the Black Aegean: Oedipus, Antigone, and Dramas of the African Diaspora

Barbara Goff and Michael Simpson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199217182
eISBN:
9780191712388
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217182.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book seeks to explain the prominence of Sophocles' Theban plays among those Greek tragedies adapted by dramatists across the African diaspora. It argues that the Theban plays reflect on three ... More


Introduction

Ankhi Mukherjee

in What Is a Classic?: Postcolonial Rewriting and Invention of the Canon

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804785211
eISBN:
9780804788380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785211.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this introductory chapter I propose that the canon, and the dominant modalities in which it is received, afford a site of historical emergence through which contemporary English and Anglophone ... More


Homer in the Twentieth Century: Between World Literature and the Western Canon

Barbara Graziosi and Emily Greenwood (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298266
eISBN:
9780191711602
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298266.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The 20th century saw many contrasting approaches to Homer. On the one hand, Homer was often seen as the father of the western literary canon, the first author in a genealogy that included canonical ... More


Introduction

Barbara Graziosi and Emily Greenwood

in Homer in the Twentieth Century: Between World Literature and the Western Canon

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298266
eISBN:
9780191711602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298266.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This introductory chapter outlines the thesis of the volume: that shifts in the academic study of Homeric epic were part of a much broader re-positioning of Homer in the cultural landscape of the ... More


Beckett’s Dantes: Intertextuality in the Fiction and Criticism

Daniela Caselli

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071560
eISBN:
9781781701973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071560.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This is a study on the literary relation between Beckett and Dante. It is a reading of Samuel Beckett and Dante's works and a critical engagement with contemporary theories of intertextuality. The ... More


Introduction: A Different Landscape

Xon De Ros

in The Poetry of Antonio Machado: Changing the Landscape

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198736806
eISBN:
9780191800450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198736806.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Poetry

Machado’s affiliation with the Spanish Golden Age tradition of poet-playwrights has been superceded by his reputation as a philosophical poet. In assessments of his poetry, Machado’s deep sense of a ... More


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