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Sophist, sceptic, sentimentalist: the nineteenth‐century damnatio of Euripides

Kathleen Riley

in The Reception and Performance of Euripides' Herakles: Reasoning Madness

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199534487
eISBN:
9780191715945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534487.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter is essentially a survey of Euripidean reception in Germany and Britain between 1800 and 1880, and an examination of the prevailing damnatio of Euripides. The survey is intended to record ... More


The psychological hero: Herakles' lost self and the creation of Nervenkunst

Kathleen Riley

in The Reception and Performance of Euripides' Herakles: Reasoning Madness

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199534487
eISBN:
9780191715945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534487.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter is the first of two dealing with the Modernist reception of Herakles. It examines the combined theories of Wilamowitz, the critic Herman Bahr, and the playwright Hugo von Hofmannsthal. ... More


Interanimations: Receiving Modern German Philosophy

Robert B. Pippin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226259659
eISBN:
9780226259796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226259796.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

I distinguish here between work on historical figures in philosophy as a form of history and as philosophy, and I defend a conception of the latter. The second and related point takes up the ... More


Introduction the Greek Gods in the Twentieth Century

Jan N. Bremmer and Andrew Erskine

in The Gods of Ancient Greece: Identities and Transformations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748637980
eISBN:
9780748670758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637980.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

Jan Bremmer explores the historiography of the Greek gods over the past century or so. He begins with the Indo-European and Mycenean prehistory of the Greek gods, pointing out that no modern history ... More


The Middle Voice: German Classical Scholarship and the Greek Tragic Chorus

Constanze Güthenke

in Choruses, Ancient and Modern

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199670574
eISBN:
9780191759086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670574.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In ‘The Middle Voice: German Classical Scholarship and the Tragic Greek Chorus’, Constanze Güthenke argues that the chorus of Greek tragedy is an important point of identification and reflection for ... More


Disciplinary Histories of Classics

Christopher Stray

in History of Universities: Volume XXIX / 1

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198779919
eISBN:
9780191825927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779919.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses ‘disciplinary histories’, which refer to three different things. First are the published histories of classical scholarship like those of J. E. Sandys, Ulrich von ... More


Conclusion

Michael D. Konaris

in The Greek Gods in Modern Scholarship: Interpretation and Belief in Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century Germany and Britain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198737896
eISBN:
9780191801426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737896.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

The Conclusion looks at the influence of nineteenth- and early twentieth-century scholarship on the course of the study of Greek religion in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries (from Wilamowitz ... More


Jebb’s Sophocles

P.J. Finglass

in Classical Commentaries: Explorations in a Scholarly Genre

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199688982
eISBN:
9780191768088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688982.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter takes a fresh look at Jebb’s edition of Sophocles. It considers the praise and criticism that it has met from its first publication down to the present, and what this tells us about both ... More


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