The Resource Living classics : Greece and Rome in contemporary poetry in English, edited by S.J. Harrison

Living classics : Greece and Rome in contemporary poetry in English, edited by S.J. Harrison

Label
Living classics : Greece and Rome in contemporary poetry in English
Title
Living classics
Title remainder
Greece and Rome in contemporary poetry in English
Statement of responsibility
edited by S.J. Harrison
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This collection of essays explores the extensive use of Latin and Greek literary texts in a range of recent poetry written in English. It contains both contributions from poets, who include Tony Harrison, Seamus Heaney, and Michael Longley, talking about their uses of classical literature in their own work in lyric poetry and in theatre poetry, and essays from academic experts on the same topics. Living Classics asks why contemporary poets are returning to making versionsof and allusions to Greek and Roman literature in their work, and interrogates the parallel interest of modern classical sch
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Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
821/.9140935838
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR508.C68
LC item number
L58 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Classical presences
Label
Living classics : Greece and Rome in contemporary poetry in English, edited by S.J. Harrison
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-344) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The return of classics / Stephen Harrison -- Horace on Teesside / Maureen Almond -- Jumping their bones : translating, transgressing and creating / Josephine Balmer -- Reconnecting with the classics / Robert Crawford -- Catullus in the playground / Anna Jackson -- Lapsed classicist / Michael Longley -- Weeping for Hecuba / Tony Harrison -- Title deeds : translating a classic / Seamus Heaney -- The Argippaei (Herodotus 4. 23) in Belfast / Maureen Alden -- Michael Longley appropriates Latin poetry / Brian Arkins -- The Homeric convergences and divergences of Seamus Heaney and Michael Longley / Oliver Taplin -- Is 'the frail silken line' worth more than 'a fart in a bearskin'? or, how translation practice matters in poetry and drama / Lorna Hardwick -- The figure of Electra in Sylvia Plath's poetry : a case of identification / Anastasia Bakogianni -- The autobiography of the western subject : Carson's Geryon / Edith Hall -- 'Purple shining lilies' : imagining the Aeneid in contemporary poetry / Rowena Fowler -- Shades of Rome in the poetry of Derek Walcott / Emily Greenwood -- 'We'll all be Penelopes then' : art and domesticity in American women's poetry, 1958-1996 / Isobel Hurst -- Catullus in New Zealand : Baxter and Stead / Stephen Harrison
Control code
ocn489250673
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 346 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199233731
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
234908
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not applicable
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.b36522685
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)489250673
  • acaebk019157113X

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