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Introduction

Isobel Hurst

in Victorian Women Writers and the Classics: The Feminine of Homer

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199283514
eISBN:
9780191712715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283514.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The extent to which Victorian women writers studied classical texts and made use of them in their writing, has been seriously underestimated. The gendering of 19th-century classical studies as ... More


The Strangeness of Gods: Historical Perspectives on the Interpretation of Athenian Religion

S.C. Humphreys

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269235
eISBN:
9780191710094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269235.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This book contains analyses both of Athenian religion and of the history of classical studies. It emphasizes that disciplinary history is an integral part of research, especially in interdisciplinary ... More


Victorian Classics: Sustaining the Study of the Ancient World

Frank M. Turner

in The Organisation of Knowledge in Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263266
eISBN:
9780191734854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263266.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter provides an overview of the history of Victorian classical studies. The teaching and knowledge of the Classics in Britain had expanded throughout the Victorian era as the number of ... More


Tennyson's Rapture: Transformation in the Victorian Dramatic Monologue

Cornelia D. J. Pearsall

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195150544
eISBN:
9780199871124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150544.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book explores Tennyson’s representation of rapture, or being carried away, as a radical mechanism of transformation—theological, social, political, or personal—and as a figure for critical ... More


Athens in Paris: Ancient Greece and the Political in Post-War French Thought

Miriam Leonard

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199277254
eISBN:
9780191707414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277254.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Why was Derrida reading Plato as students stormed the Sorbonne in May '68? Why was Foucault writing about Sophocles' Oedipus Tyrannus while fighting for the rights of prisoners with Vidal-Naquet? ... More


Introduction

David Bebbington

in The Mind of Gladstone: Religion, Homer, and Politics

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199267651
eISBN:
9780191708220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267651.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Gladstone was respected in his own day as a scholar. Deeply swayed by Aristotle, Augustine, Dante, Butler and a host of other writers, Gladstone can now be studied in his intellectual development ... More


Conclusion

David Bebbington

in The Mind of Gladstone: Religion, Homer, and Politics

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199267651
eISBN:
9780191708220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267651.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Gladstone was moulded by the twin legacies of theological discussion and the classical world. His religious opinions developed from an early Evangelicalism through a series of phases until his ... More


Introduction

S. C. Humphreys

in The Strangeness of Gods: Historical Perspectives on the Interpretation of Athenian Religion

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269235
eISBN:
9780191710094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269235.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This introductory chapter explains why the book mingles the chapters on the history of classical studies with those on the history of Athenian religion. Written by a historical anthropologist, the ... More


Continuity and revival of classical learning 1

D. Gary Miller

in External Influences on English: From its Beginnings to the Renaissance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199654260
eISBN:
9780191742064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654260.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Lexicography

Revival of the liberal arts and classical studies at several times was responsible for multiple periods of influx of Greek and Latin loanwords in English. This chapter outlines the works that were ... More


Classical Studies, 1872–1914

Richard Jenkyns

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VII: Nineteenth-Century Oxford, Part 2

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510177
eISBN:
9780191700972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510177.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In 1872, some minor reforms were made to Moderations. For the first time ‘set authors’ were decreed; this was a significant move, even though the average undergraduate's reading is likely to have ... More


The ancient unconscious?: Towards a methodology

Vered Lev Kenaan

in The Ancient Unconscious: Psychoanalysis and the Ancient Text

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198827795
eISBN:
9780191866517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827795.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

A split is identified in modern European self-consciousness between an embrace of its formative influences in the ancient world and a historicist guarding of modern boundaries. When philology takes a ... More


‘A Manly and Generous Discipline’?: Classical Studies and Generational Conflict in Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Century Oxford

Heather Ellis

in History of Universities: Volume XXV/2

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199694044
eISBN:
9780191804861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199694044.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The issue of institutional and examination reform at Oxford has been the focus of many studies. However, less interest has been shown in explaining why the reform process developed as it did. This ... More


The Ancient Unconscious: Psychoanalysis and the Ancient Text

Vered Lev Kenaan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198827795
eISBN:
9780191866517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827795.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Commonly understood as a modern conceptual invention rather than the discovery of a psychic reality, the notion of the unconscious is often criticized by traditional classicists as an anachronistic ... More


This is Not a Chapter About Jane Harrison: Teaching Classics at Newnham College, 1882–1922

Liz Gloyn

in Women Classical Scholars: Unsealing the Fountain from the Renaissance to Jacqueline de Romilly

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198725206
eISBN:
9780191792571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725206.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In 1882, a new era for women’s classics at Cambridge began following the reform of the Classical Tripos. This chapter traces the provision of classics at Newnham offered by Margaret de Gaudrion ... More


Mass Media and Classics, the Public and Cultural Élitism

Amanda Wrigley

in Greece on Air: Engagements with Ancient Greece on BBC Radio, 1920s–1960s

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199644780
eISBN:
9780191760150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644780.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The evaluation of a wealth of evidence in the BBC archive for production processes and audience experience in relation to radio programmes drawing on ancient Greece prompts reflection on broader ... More


Introduction: “Roman Error,” Dangerous and Inspiring

Basil Dufallo

in Roman Error: Classical Reception and the Problem of Rome's Flaws

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198803034
eISBN:
9780191841774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803034.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

In the introduction Dufallo lays out the volume’s main arguments, briefly summarizes its contents, explains its relation to recent work in classical reception studies, and advances its theoretical ... More


Afterword

S. Sara Monoson

in Classics in the Modern World: A Democratic Turn?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199673926
eISBN:
9780191760570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673926.003.0029
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Afterword reviews the theoretical and archive-building contributions of this collection as a whole and argues that we can find a visual allegory of the intellectual processes of reception that is ... More


Greece on Air: Engagements with Ancient Greece on BBC Radio, 1920s–1960s

Amanda Wrigley

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199644780
eISBN:
9780191760150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644780.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book discusses creative and public engagements with ancient Greek literature, history, and thought via BBC Radio from the birth of domestic broadcasting in the 1920s up to the 1960s. The ... More


Introduction: Why Study Men in Luke-Acts?

Brittany E. Wilson

in Unmanly Men: Refigurations of Masculinity in Luke-Acts

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199325009
eISBN:
9780190229191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199325009.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

The introduction notes that scholarship has neglected to study Lukan men qua men and identifies why such a study is an important interpretative endeavor. Both traditional and feminist approaches to ... More


Reading Republican Oratory: Reconstructions, Contexts, Receptions

Christa Gray, Andrea Balbo, Richard M. A. Marshall, and Catherine E. W. Steel (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198788201
eISBN:
9780191830167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788201.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval, European History: BCE to 500CE

This collection of essays explores the oratory of the Roman Republic as practised by everyone apart from Cicero. It addresses the problems arising from the partial and often unreliable evidence for ... More


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