Her work focuses on imperial Latin poetry, with a particular emphasis on minor and occasional genres. Joyce and modernist Latinity Joseph Farrell; 5. She also has interests in Archaic Greek poetry and the reception of antiquity in contemporary literature. There is now a core group of texts, modern and ancient, which define our approach to and practice of intertextual reading. Introduction William Brockliss, Pramit Chaudhuri, Ayelet Haimson Lushkov and Katherine Wasdin; Part I. Beyond Populares and Optimates: political language in the late Republic.
The volume will occupy about a day of thoughtful reading, but you should take more time with it; it is rewarding and suggestive of further thought at every turn. The essays are written by specialists in classics, English, Italian and art history. Students should already have a firm grasp of Latin morphology and syntax as well as significant experience with Latin prose before attempting this course. Reviewed by Dan Hooley, University of Missouri hooleyd missouri. Ziolkowski not only provides a comprehensive overview of the theoretical debates about fairy tale origins but includes an extensive discussion of the relationship of the fairy tale to both the written and oral sources. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2008. Class meetings will be devoted to close translation of selected passages from the prepared assignments; detailed review of Latin syntax; and sight reading.
Or is a fairy tale determined not by style but by content? All the factors contributing to the Republic's fall will discussed: political, military, social, economic, religious, etc. The intersection of Realpolitik and textual criticism, poetic and musical aesthetics, and authority and self-fashioning all come under scrutiny. It thus marks a reconnection between classical and early modern studies and the concomitant rapprochement of philological and cultural historical approaches to texts and other works of art. Livy and the Hannibalic War. This book will be of interest to scholars in classics, Renaissance studies, comparative literature, English, Italian and art history.
Pugh, Herrick, Fanshawe and the Politics of Intertextuality: Classical Literature and Seventeenth-Century Royalism. This collection brings together leading experts in a number of fields of the humanities to offer a new perspective on the classical tradition. We will also devote some time to critical theory, especially on issues of close readings. Pramit Chaudhuri is Associate Professor of Classics at the University of Texas, Austin. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2010. Honor culture, praise, and Servius' Aeneid Robert Kaster; 4. Finally it examines how successive ages have made the Aeneid conform to their upbeat expectations of this poet.
The reception portion will focus on the one hand on the theory of translation, canonicity, and the construction of a classic, and on the other on the legacy of Horace in the Anglophone tradition. The canonical Latin writers and their subsequent reception form th e backbone of the volume, with a focus on the European Renaissance. Ovid's witchcraft Gordon Braden; 9. Drawing on reception studies, philology and early modern studies, the essays explore the in teraction between literary criticism and the multiple cultural contexts in which texts were produced, discovered, appr opriated and translated. Covers the period from Rome's foundation through Caesar's murder in 44 B.
Murrell, Cicero and the Roman Republic. For his dissertation, he has been studying the relationship between the metaphorical associations of flowers in Homeric poetry and the characteristics of flora in the Greek natural environment. Petrarch's epistolary epic: Letters on Familiar Matters Rerum familiarium libri Giuseppe Mazzotta; 7. Although the focus of the course will be on acquainting students with the several important Late Republican texts, we will also spend some time with the Imperial Latin Prose of Seneca the Elder. His current work explores literary depictions of heomachy' conflicts between humans and gods and their mediation of issues such as religious conflict, philosophical iconoclasm, political struggle and poetic rivalry.
Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2012. By the end of the semester, students will be able to read quickly and with a strong grasp of Classical Latin syntax. This class focuses on battle sequences in Latin literature, especially epic and history. Petrarch's epistolary epic: Letters on Familiar Matters Rerum familiarium libri Giuseppe Mazzotta; 7. There will be either a term-paper 20-25 typed pages long , on a topic agreed upon the students and instructor; or the student may instead take the Roman History Examination required of Ph. Cavafy's idiosyncratic poetry remains one of the most influential and perplexing voices of European modernism.
Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012. He also studies the reception of classical antiquity in early modern epic and tragedy and in Renaissance art. Joyce and modernist Latinity Joseph Farrell; 5. Beyond acquiring basic knowledge of each of the historians and their text, we will explore issues such as: the development and coherence of a historiographical tradition, the value of textual material as historical evidence, the status of prose historiography as an independent work of literary art, and the function of historiography as a space to explore broader questions such as truth, identity, nationalism, ethnicity, and political ideologies. She also has interests in Archaic Greek poetry and the reception of antiquity in contemporary literature. Throughout the course the emphasis will be placed on the key problems and the key issues, be they political, constitutional, military, economic, social, religious, or all of the above.
The first British Aeneid: a case study in reception Emily Wilson; 8. Focusing on Cavafy's intriguing work, this book navigates new territories in critical theory and offers an interdisciplinary study of the construction of homo erotic desire in poetry in terms of metonymic discourse and anti-economic libidinal modalities. My research focuses especially on the role of literature and literary devices in shaping political and historical thought, and more broadly lies at the intersection of literary criticism, cultural studies, politics, and history. Grading: Assessment will be determined on attendance, participation, quizzes, mid-term and final exam. He also studies the reception of classical antiquity in early modern epic and tragedy and in Renaissance art. He specializes in the Latin poetry of the early Roman empire, set within a broader study of classical epic and tragedy. And maybe not even to them, for this is a marvelous collection.