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Conclusion

Scott McGill

in Virgil Recomposed: The Mythological and Secular Centos in Antiquity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195175646
eISBN:
9780199789337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175646.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book has sought to cast light upon the ancient Virgilian centos, texts that have met with limited critical attention, particularly in the Anglophone world. While always remaining cognizant of ... More


Virgil Recomposed: The Mythological and Secular Centos in Antiquity

Scott McGill

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195175646
eISBN:
9780199789337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175646.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Virgilian centos, in which authors reconnect discrete lines taken from Virgil's Eclogues, Georgics, and Aeneid to create new poems, are some of the most striking texts to survive from antiquity. ... More


The Reception of Demotic Narrative

John Tait

in Ancient Egyptian Literature: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265420
eISBN:
9780191760471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265420.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses aspects of Demotic Egyptian prose narratives of the Greek and Roman periods, viewed against the background of the growing significance of reception theory in the study of ... More


Introduction

Lauren Shohet

in Reading Masques: The English Masque and Public Culture in the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199295890
eISBN:
9780191594311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295890.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter argues for an inclusive study of masque events, masque receivers, and reception theory. It examines not only audiences present at court performances, but also the commercial print ... More


The Possibility of Joseph Smith: Some Evangelical Probings

Richard J. Mouw

in Joseph Smith, Jr.: Reappraisals After Two Centuries

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195369786
eISBN:
9780199871292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369786.003.012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter contributes to the evangelical understanding of Joseph Smith. The interest of evangelical scholars in Mormonism has tended to be in the context of apologetics rather than scholarly ... More


Introduction

Richard Barrios

in A Song in the Dark: The Birth of the Musical Film

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195377347
eISBN:
9780199864577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377347.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

The book starts by placing the musical film and its audience into an overall historical/social context, setting forth the prime importance of the first musicals. It proposes the ways to reclaim these ... More


Bumptious Reading and Priggish antanaclasis

Ceri Sullivan

in The Rhetoric of the Conscience in Donne, Herbert, and Vaughan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199547845
eISBN:
9780191720901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547845.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter moves on to the heart's reception of scripture in the well-known subgenre of ‘wreath’, ‘corona’, or ‘coronet’ verse. Here, the approved secular mode of reading selectively, pen in hand, ... More


Stevie Smith and Authorship

William May

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583379
eISBN:
9780191723193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583379.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book is a full-length study of the British novelist, poet, and illustrator Stevie Smith (1902–71). It draws on extensive archival material to offer new insights into her work, challenging ... More


The Art of Scandal: Modernism, Libel Law, and the Roman à Clef

Sean Latham

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195379990
eISBN:
9780199869053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379990.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book advances a relatively simple claim with far-reaching consequences for modernist studies: writers and readers throughout the early 20th century revived the long-despised codes of the roman ... More


Cicero and the Politics of Ambiguity: Interpreting the Pro Marcello

John Dugan

in Community and Communication: Oratory and Politics in Republican Rome

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199641895
eISBN:
9780191746130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641895.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Ambiguous speech, that is, words that instil doubt in a listener regarding a speaker’s meaning, has self-evident utility in politics. Obscure language can be a cautiously opaque response to ... More


Reception Theory and Meaning

Richard Gaskin

in Language, Truth, and Literature: A Defence of Literary Humanism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199657902
eISBN:
9780191756337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657902.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Language

This chapter aims to show, with the help of a number of literary examples, that reception theory, which is to be distinguished from reception studies, is false, and that literary works have a ... More


‘Desperately Seeking the Audience’: models of audience reception

Kristyn Gorton

in Media Audiences: Television, Meaning and Emotion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624171
eISBN:
9780748670956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624171.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter considers how we can understand the term 'audience' and critically outlines some of the ways in which the audience has been approached, theorised and researched. It argues that the ... More


Introduction: Ecce Sappho

Thea S. Thorsen

in Roman Receptions of Sappho

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198829430
eISBN:
9780191867958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829430.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, European History: BCE to 500CE

Within a framework that shows how Sappho’s reception in antiquity has important implications for Sappho scholarship, our understanding of Roman poetry, and of classical reception studies in general, ... More


Language, Truth, and Literature: A Defence of Literary Humanism

Richard Gaskin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199657902
eISBN:
9780191756337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657902.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Language

According to the literary humanist, works of literature refer to the real world and make statements about that world which are of cognitive as well as aesthetic value; the two kinds of value are ... More


Introduction: ‘An Author of Commanding Altitude’

Edward Paleit

in War, Liberty, and Caesar: Responses to Lucan's Bellum Ciuile, ca. 1580 - 1650

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199602988
eISBN:
9780191744761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602988.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, British and Irish History: BCE to 500CE

Starting with an examination of two readings of Lucan in the hitherto little-known play Cinthias Revenge (1613), by the English lawyer and satirist John Stephens, the introduction argues that Lucan’s ... More


Cultural Entropy

Terence E. McDonnell

in Best Laid Plans: Cultural Entropy and the Unraveling of Aids Media Campaigns

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226382012
eISBN:
9780226382296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226382296.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

As cultural objects move from interaction to interaction—crafted by designers, vetted by opinion leaders and the community, circulated through public space, interpreted by the public—somewhere along ... More


The space of time and the medievalist imaginary

Thomas A. Prendergast and Stephanie Trigg

in Affective medievalism: Love, abjection and discontent

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526126863
eISBN:
9781526142009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526126863.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Conventional wisdom sees medievalism occurring “after” the Middle Ages; and indeed much medievalist practice seems to support this view, as the Middle Ages are often conceptualised in spatio-temporal ... More


Housing the New Romans: Architectural Reception and Classical Style in the Modern World

Katharine T. von Stackelberg and Elizabeth Macaulay-Lewis (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190272333
eISBN:
9780190272357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190272333.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

This volume investigates how appropriation and allusion facilitated the reception of Classical Greece and Rome and ancient Egypt through place-making, specifically through the requisition and ... More


Hugo Grotius and the Century of Revolution, 1613-1718: Transnational Reception in English Political Thought

Marco Barducci

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198754589
eISBN:
9780191816208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754589.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

This book is a reconstruction of the way Hugo Grotius (1583–1645) was read and used by English political and religious writers in the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. The book is broad in ... More


Introduction: The Lyric Canon

Theodora A. Hadjimichael

in The Emergence of the Lyric Canon

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198810865
eISBN:
9780191848001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810865.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Introduction discusses the history and meaning of the term ‘canon’, as established by Ruhnken, and explains the connotations of the term’s usage in modern scholarship. The discussion centres on ... More


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