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Title Remaking the classics : literature, genre and media in Britain 1800-2000 / edited by Christopher Stray.
Imprint London : Duckworth, 2007.

Subject Classicism -- Great Britain.
English literature -- 19th century -- Classical influences.
English literature -- 20th century -- Classical influences.
Alt Name Stray, Christopher.
Description 1 online resource (166 pages) : illustrations
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-150) and index.
Contents 1. Spartacus in nineteenth-century England: proletarian, Pole and Christ / Leanne Hunnings -- 2. Some Victorian versions of Greco-Roman epic / Stephen Harrison -- 3. Classics in British poetry of the First World War / Elizabeth Vandiver -- 4. Stages of imagination: Greek plays on BBC Radio / Amanda Wrigley -- 5. Torn bodies: sparagmos and female power on the late twentieth-century British stage / Ruth Hazel -- 6. Decolonising the mind? Contoversial productions of Greek drama in post-colonial England, Scotland and Ireland / Lorna Hardwick -- 7. Reconstructed pasts: Rome and Britain, child and adult in Kipling's Puck of Pooh's Hill and Rosemary Sutcliff's historical fiction / Deborah H. Roberts -- 8. The memorable past: antiquity and girlhood in the works of Mary Butts and Naomi Mitchison / Sheila Murnaghan.
Note Description based on print version record.
ISBN 9781472538604 (electronic bk.)
1472538609 (electronic bk.)
9780715636732
OCLC # 861533466
Additional Format Print version: Remaking the classics : literature, genre and media in Britain 1800-2000. London : Duckworth, 2007 xi, 153 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. 9780715636732 (OCoLC)166626366 (OCoLC)145554591


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