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The Reception of Classical Antiquity in German Literature

edited by Anne Simon and Katie Fleming
Format
Book
Published
München : Iudicium, [2013]
Language
English
Series
London German studies
Publications of the Institute of Germanic Studies
ISBN
9780854572397 (University of London : pbk.), 0854572392 (University of London : pbk.), 9783862053889 (Iudicium : pbk.), 3862053881 (Iudicium : pbk.)
Contents
  • The recollection and metamorphosis of antiquity in German literature of the High and Late Middle Ages / Wolfgang Harms
  • Monsters, pictures and translations : some observations on the reception of Virgil in the sixteenth century / Nigel Harris
  • Replacing ancient gods : Weimar classicism and after / T.J. Reed
  • Hölderlin's augury : birds and bird-flight in his ancient-modern world / Charlie Louth
  • Kleist and the dark side of antiquity : reading Euripides in modern times / Ricarda Schmidt
  • The black Medeas of Paul Heyse and Hans Henny Jahnn in the context of German colonialism and Weimar racial policies / Heike Bartel
  • Correcting ancient myths : Brecht's approach to antiquity / Martin Vöhler
  • Leonidas and the reception of the Persian War in German post-war literature / Manuel Baumbach.
Description
210 pages : illustration ; 21 cm.
Notes
  • Lectures.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 194-210).
Series Statement
London German studies ; XIV
Publications of the Institute of Germanic Studies, 0076-0811 ; Bd. 99
London German studies ; 14
Publications of the Institute of Germanic Studies ; Bd. 99
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