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作者 Gaskill, Howard
書名 The Reception of Ossian in Europe
出版項 London : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2008
©2004
國際標準書號 9781847143013 (electronic bk.)
9781847146007
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版本 1st ed
說明 1 online resource (521 pages)
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系列 The Reception of British and Irish Authors in Europe Ser
The Reception of British and Irish Authors in Europe Ser
附註 Intro -- Contents -- Series Editor's Preface -- Acknowledgements -- List of Contributors -- Abbreviations: Primary Ossianic Texts -- Timeline of Ossian's European Reception -- Introduction: 'Genuine poetry . . . like gold' -- 1 The Reception of The Poems of Ossian in England and Scotland -- 2 The Sublime Gael: The Impact of Macpherson's Ossian on Literary Creativity and Cultural Perception in Gaelic Scotland -- 3 Ossian in Wales and Brittany -- 4 'We know all these poems': The Irish Response to Ossian -- 5 Ossian and the Rise of Literary Historicism -- 6 Chateaubriand's Ossian -- 7 The Reception and Reworking of Ossian in Klopstock's Hermanns Schlacht -- 8 Goethe's Translation from the Gaelic Ossian -- 9 'Menschlichschön' and 'kolossalisch': The Discursive Function of Ossian in Schiller's Poetry and Aesthetics -- 10 Ossian in Sweden and Swedish-speaking Finland -- 11 Literary, Artistic and Political Resonances of Ossian in the Czech National Revival -- 12 Ossian in Hungary -- 13 Ossian in Poland -- 14 Fingal in Russia -- 15 Ossian in Italy: From Cesarotti to the Theatre -- 16 From Smith's Antiquities to Leoni's Nuovi Canti: The Making of the Italian Ossianic Tradition Revisited -- 17 The Suggestiveness of Ossian in Romantic Spain: The Case of Espronceda and García Gutiérrez -- 18 Ossian in Portugal -- 19 Ossian in Music -- 20 Ossian and Art: Scotland into Europe via Rome -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z
James Macpherson's Poems of Ossian, said to be translations from the Gaelic of a third-century bard, caused a sensation on their first appearance in the early 1760s. Contrary to the impression often conveyed in literary histories, enthusiasm for the poetry of the 'Homer of the North' cannot be dismissed as a short-lived fad, for its appeal lasted a century or more, both at home and abroad. There is hardly a major Romantic poet on whom it failed to make a significant impact. In the words of Sir Walter Scott, it succeeded in "giving a new tone ot poetry throughout all Europe" and its influence was ubiquitous, from Poland to Portugal, from Paris to Prague. The essays brought together here consider the reception of Ossian in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland, as well as in a wide range of European countries. In some the focus is on individual writers (for instance, Goethe, Schiller, Chateaubriand, Espronceda), in others there is a broader sweep and a survey of reception in a national literary culture is offered (for instance, Hungary, Russia, Sweden). One of the two essays on Ossian in Italy at last gives Macpherson's influential epigone, John Smith, his due. Consideration is also given to Ossian's significance for the rise of historicism, and to non-literary forms of reception in music and art. Series Editor: Dr Elinor Shaffer FBA, Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London     Contributors:   Howard Gaskill, University of Edinburgh Dafydd Moore, University of Plymouth Donald Meek, University of Edinburgh Mary-Ann Constantine, University of Wales Mícheál Mac Craith, University of Galway Joep Leerssen, University of Amsterdam Colin Smethurst, University of Glasgow Sandro Jung, University of Wales, Lampeter Caitríona Ó Dochartaigh, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies Wolf Gerhard Schmidt,
University of Saarbrücken Peter Graves, University of Sweden James Porter, University of Aberdeen Gabriella Hartvig, University of Pécs Nina Taylor-Terlecka, Oxford, UK Peter France,  University of Edinburgh Enrico Mattioda Francesca Broggi-Wüthrich Andrew Ginger Gerald Bär, Aberta University Christopher Smith, Norwich, UK Murdo MacDonald, University of Dundee Reception of Ossian in Europe Review Reception of Ossian in Europe Review 2
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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
鏈接 Print version: Gaskill, Howard The Reception of Ossian in Europe London : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc,c2008 9781847146007
主題 Macpherson, James, -- 1736-1796. -- Ossian.;Macpherson, James, -- 1736-1796 -- Influence.;Macpherson, James, -- 1736-1796 -- Appreciation -- Europe.;Macpherson, James, -- 1736-1796 -- Translations -- History and criticism.;Ossian, -- 3rd cent. -- In literature.;Literary forgeries and mystifications -- History -- 18th century.;European literature -- Scottish influences
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Alt Author Gaskill, Professor Howard
Barnaby, Paul
Broggi-Wuthrich, Francesca
Constantine, Mary-Ann
France, Peter
Gaskill, Howard
Ginger, Andrew
Graves, Peter
Jung, Sandro
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