Author Parker, Jan
Title Tradition, Translation, Trauma : The Classic and the Modern
Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 2011
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Series Classical Presences Ser
Classical Presences Ser
Note Cover -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Notes on Contributors -- Prologue -- Introduction: Images of Tradition, Translation, Trauma . . . -- Part I. Handing on, Making Anew, Refusing the Classic -- Proemion: Translating a Paean of Praise -- 1. Fuzzy Connections: Classical Texts and Modern Poetry in English -- 2. Pope's Trojan Geography -- 3. Sophoclean Journeys -- 4. Cicero: Gentleman and Orator: Metaphors in Eighteenth-Century Reception -- 5. Eating Eumolpus: Fellini Satyricon and Dreaming Tradition -- 6. After Freud: Sophocles' Oedipus in the Twenty-First Century -- Part II. Modernity and its Price -- Nostalgia and the Classic -- 7. The Price of the Modern: Walter Benjamin and Counterfactuals -- 8. Composite Cultures, Chaos Wor(l)ds: Relational Poetics, Textual Hybridity, and the Future of Opacity -- 9. Time, Free Verse, and the Gods of Modernism -- 10. Lost in Nostalgia: Modernity's Repressed Other -- Part III. The Time of Memory, the Time of Trauma -- 11. No Consolation: The Lamenting Voice and Public Memory -- 12. The Abject Eidos: Trauma and the Body in Sophocles' Electra -- 13. What's Hecuba to him . . . that he should weep for her? -- 14. Modernism's Nostalgics, Nostalgia's Modernity -- 15. Mediating Trauma: How do we Read the Holocaust Memoirs? -- 16. History as Traumatic Memory: Das Áfricas -- 17. Reading the Invisible with Cees Nooteboom, Walter Benjamin, and Alberto Giacometti -- Conclusion: Can Anyone Look in Both Directions at Once? -- Epilogue -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- V -- W -- Y -- Z
A collection of essays by a team of distinguished international contributors concerned with how Classic - mainly Greek and Latin but also Arabic and Portuguese - texts become present in later cultures; how they are passed on, received and affect over time and space, and how they resonate in the modern
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Parker, Jan Tradition, Translation, Trauma : The Classic and the Modern Oxford : Oxford University Press, Incorporated,c2011 9780199554591
Subject Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.) -- History.;Transmission of texts -- Europe -- History.;Translating and interpreting -- History.;Psychic trauma in literature
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Alt Author Mathews, Timothy