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    Possessing Rome: the politics of ruins in Roma capitale

    Edwards, Catharine (2008) Possessing Rome: the politics of ruins in Roma capitale. In: Hardwick, L. and Stray, C. (eds.) A Companion to Classical Receptions. Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World. Oxford: Blackwell, pp. 345-359. ISBN 9781405151672.

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    Book synopsis: Examining the profusion of ways in which the arts, culture, and thought of Greece and Rome have been transmitted, interpreted, adapted and used, A Companion to Classical Receptions explores the impact of this phenomenon on both ancient and later societies. Provides a comprehensive introduction and overview of classical reception - the interpretation of classical art, culture, and thought in later centuries, and the fastest growing area in classics Brings together 34 essays by an international group of contributors focused on ancient and modern reception concepts and practices Combines close readings of key receptions with wider contextualization and discussion Explores the impact of Greek and Roman culture worldwide, including crucial new areas in Arabic literature, South African drama, the history of photography, and contemporary ethics


    Item Type: Book Section
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): politics; inhabitants; analogy; roman antiquity; eternal city
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Historical Studies
    Depositing User: Catharine Edwards
    Date Deposited: 10 Jan 2013 14:05
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 16:59


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