A Companion to the Classical Tradition (Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World #18) (Hardcover)

By Craig W. Kallendorf (Editor)

Wiley-Blackwell, 9781405122948, 512pp.

Publication Date: January 23, 2007

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (2/1/2010)

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Description

A Companion to the Classical Tradition accommodates the pressing need for an up-to-date introduction and overview of the growing field of reception studies.
  • A comprehensive introduction and overview of the classical tradition - the interpretation of classical texts in later centuries
  • Comprises 26 newly commissioned essays from an international team of experts
  • Divided into three sections: a chronological survey, a geographical survey, and a section illustrating the connections between the classical tradition and contemporary theory


About the Author

Craig W. Kallendorf is Professor of English and Classics at Texas A&M University. He is the author of In Praise of Aeneas (1989), Virgil and the Myth of Venice (2000), and The Other Virgil (2007) as well as over 30 articles on the classical tradition.