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Victorian Women Writers and the Classics: The Feminine of Homer

Isobel Hurst

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199283514
eISBN:
9780191712715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283514.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book brings together two lines of enquiry in recent criticism: the reception of ancient Greece and Rome, and women as writers and readers in the 19th century. A classical education has been ... More


Introduction

Jonathan Sachs

in Romantic Antiquity: Rome in the British Imagination, 1789-1832

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195376128
eISBN:
9780199871643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195376128.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Contrary to the widespread assumption among literary scholars and historians that the importance of Rome diminishes during the Romantic period, the introduction suggests that recognizing how Romantic ... More


“Yet the Capital of the World”: Rome, Repetition, and History in Shelley's Later Writings

Jonathan Sachs

in Romantic Antiquity: Rome in the British Imagination, 1789-1832

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195376128
eISBN:
9780199871643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195376128.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Shelley's later writing, despite its obvious fascination with Greece, represents Romanticism's most complicated engagement with Rome. Though considerable attention has been given to Shelley's ... More


What Is the People?: Rome on the Romantic Stage after Kemble

Jonathan Sachs

in Romantic Antiquity: Rome in the British Imagination, 1789-1832

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195376128
eISBN:
9780199871643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195376128.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Framed by questions of popular participation in politics and the problem of public opinion, this chapter considers Roman themes on the London stage after Waterloo and Kemble's retirement. ... More


Rome and the Revolution Controversy

Jonathan Sachs

in Romantic Antiquity: Rome in the British Imagination, 1789-1832

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195376128
eISBN:
9780199871643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195376128.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In their polemical responses to the French revolution, Edmund Burke, William Godwin, John Thelwall, and others deploy Roman texts and Roman heroes for opposing sides in the conflict. Burke bolsters ... More


A Roman Standard: Byron, Ancient Rome, and Literary Decline

Jonathan Sachs

in Romantic Antiquity: Rome in the British Imagination, 1789-1832

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195376128
eISBN:
9780199871643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195376128.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter evaluates the use of Roman precedent in Byron's understanding of the decline of literature and literary standards, of ancient civilization, and of the self. In his Letter to John Murray, ... More


Republicanism: Ancient Rome and Literary Modernity in British Romanticism

Jonathan Sachs

in Romans and Romantics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199588541
eISBN:
9780191741845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588541.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Focusing on the range of meanings assigned to republican Rome and on the process by which Rome is compared to contemporary Britain in contexts ranging from Parliamentary debates to the writings of ... More


Rome-antic Shakespeare: Coriolanus on Stage and Page, 1789–1820

Jonathan Sachs

in Romantic Antiquity: Rome in the British Imagination, 1789-1832

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195376128
eISBN:
9780199871643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195376128.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

With its representation of grain shortages, conflicts between the populace and the patricians, and the dependence of political leaders on the approval of the people, Coriolanus was a most topical ... More


From Roman to roman: The Jacobin Novel and the Roman Legacy in the 1790s

Jonathan Sachs

in Romantic Antiquity: Rome in the British Imagination, 1789-1832

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195376128
eISBN:
9780199871643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195376128.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter evaluates the contours of republican poetics in the English Jacobin novels of Godwin, Holcroft, Hays, and Inchbald. Focusing on the invocation of classical texts and Roman historical ... More


Conclusion

Jonathan Sachs

in Romantic Antiquity: Rome in the British Imagination, 1789-1832

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195376128
eISBN:
9780199871643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195376128.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

DeQuincey's initial essays on the Caesars use their assessment of the Roman republic's failure in order to articulate a particular vision for the British monarchy, the British polity, and the British ... More


Romantic Antiquity: Rome in the British Imagination, 1789-1832

Jonathan Sachs

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195376128
eISBN:
9780199871643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195376128.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Romantic Antiquity examines how Romantic‐period writers deploy Roman republican precedents to constitute their vision of literary and political modernity. While scholars have long noted ... More


Word and Image: Competitive Adaptation in the Feature Film Quo vadis? (1913)

Maria Wyke

in The Novel of Neronian Rome and its Multimedial Transformations: Sienkiewicz's Quo vadis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198867531
eISBN:
9780191904318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198867531.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The pioneering Italian film Quo vadis? (1913, dir. Enrico Guazzoni) is widely recognized as a turning point in both film history and the popular reception of the ancient world. Its feature-length ... More


The Paradoxes of Quo vadis: the Polish Classical Tradition in Action

Jerzy Axer

in The Novel of Neronian Rome and its Multimedial Transformations: Sienkiewicz's Quo vadis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198867531
eISBN:
9780191904318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198867531.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Both the manner in which Sienkiewicz constructed his vision of ancient Rome and the way it affected contemporary readers appear paradoxical. This chapter presents four examples of these ... More


Freedom to Invent: Graves’s Iconoclastic Approach to Antiquity

Isobel Hurst

in Robert Graves and the Classical Tradition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198738053
eISBN:
9780191801594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738053.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines Robert Graves’s poetry in the context of his classical education and his idiosyncratic responses to the canons of classical and English literature. Graves adopts a tone of ... More


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