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Greek epigram in reception : J. A. Symonds, Oscar Wilde, and the invention of desire, 1805-1929 / Gideon Nisbet.

Author/Creator:
Nisbet, Gideon.
Publication:
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Series:
Classical Presences
Classical presences
Classical Presences
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (398 p.)
Subjects:
Epigram.
Greek poetry -- History and criticism.
Greek anthology.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Tracing the evolution and reception history of a collection of ancient Greek epigrams from the early nineteenth to twentieth century, the volume analyses the rhetoric which writers and translators brought to the text, highlighting the after effects of this cultural war on the interpretations of Ancient Greece in British print culture.
Contents:
""Cover""; ""Greek Epigram in Reception: J. A. Symonds, Oscar Wilde, and the Invention of Desire, 1805�1929""; ""Copyright""; ""Acknowledgements""; ""Contents""; ""Introduction""; ""1. GREECE AND THE VICTORIANS: HERITAGE, MEMORY, TRAUMA""; ""2. CONTESTING MEMORY: THE GREEK ANTHOLOGY AND RADICAL CLASSICS""; ""3. THE ANCIENT GENRE, ITS TRANSMISSION, AND ITS PUBLICATION""; ""4. CHUNKING THE ARCHIVE: EPIGRAM BETWEEN READERSHIPS""; ""5. FRAGMENTARY LIVES: DOMESTICATING THE ANTHOLOGY""; ""6. SEX, ART, AND DEATH: GREEK EPIGRAM IN AND OUT OF POMPEII""
""7. EPIGRAM AS SOCIAL PRACTICE AND POLITICAL STATEMENT""""8. CONTROVERSY AND DISCIPLINE: A STATEMENT OF METHOD""; ""9. SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST: HOW THE ANTHOLOGY WAS FRAMED""; ""Part I: The Descent from Olympus""; ""1: The Miscellanies of Bland and Merivale""; ""1. �BE MINE TO WREATHE�: FROM ANTHOLOGY TO MISCELLANY""; ""2. �SOME WITHER�D SHRUB, OF POW�R MALIGN�: PREFACE AND PROLOGUE""; ""3. �A GUILTY EXCESS�: REDEEMING MELEAGER IN THE PREFACE""; ""4. �POOR LOST ELIZA!�: THE ANTHOLOGY IN ENGLISH DRESS""; ""5. REVIEWING THE ANTHOLOGY""; ""6. ANTHOLOGIZING THE REVIEWS""
""7. �A SIFTING COLLECTION�: EPIGRAM�S CHANGING WORLD""""2: Three Mid-Century �Anthologies�""; ""1. �A FAULTY AND INJUDICIOUS ARRANGEMENT�: SIZES AND SCHEMES""; ""2. �FRUSTRATED BY VAGUENESS�: THREE MID-CENTURY HISTORIES OF GREEK LITERATURE""; ""Talfourd, Blomfield, et al., History of Greek Literature (2nd edn, 1850)""; ""Browne, A History of Classical Literature (1851�3)""; ""Mure, A Critical History of the Language and Literature of Antient Greece (1850�7)""; ""3. �A PUBLIC EVIL�: WELLESLEY�S ANTHOLOGIA POLYGLOTTA (1849)""
""4. AN ETON MESS: GEORGE BURGES�S GREEK ANTHOLOGY (1852)""""5. �A HARD CLOG�: ROBERT MACGREGOR�S GREEK ANTHOLOGY (1864)""; ""6. CONCLUSION""; ""Part II: Wilde�s Meleager""; ""3: �The Most Precious Relic�""; ""1. �THIS WORLD OF PHANTOMS�: ET IN ATTICA, EGO""; ""2. SYMONDS AS OXFORD CLASSICIST""; ""3. AESTHETICS OF DESIRE: SYMONDS, PATER,AND �WINCKELMANN�""; ""4. BEATING THE CURVE: STUDIES, PASTORAL, AND EPIGRAM""; ""5. �THE MOST VALUABLE RELIC�: POETS IN A NEW LANDSCAPE""; ""6. ALPINE CONNOTATIONS 1: THE NORTH FACE OF AESCHYLUS""
""Part III: �The Book of Greek Life�""
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed November 8, 2013).
ISBN:
0-19-176135-4
0-19-163946-X
OCLC:
921055594
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