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Classical reception and consumption

People looking for summer (or year-round) readings with Greco-Roman themes and tropes may want to explore this extensive and updated bibliography, curated and annotated by my wonderful colleague at Michigan, Netta Berlin.  They will find travel, history & biography, historical … Continue reading

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“Hellenism, Philhellenism and classical reception: commemorating the 1821 Revolution”

“The bicentenary celebrations of 2021 have highlighted the complex, competing claims for the authority to give the dominant account of the founding of modern Greece. Reviewing the scholarship on both Western and Greek Hellenism over the past four decades, Jennifer … Continue reading

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Theory in verse

Is there a difference between receiving and rendering? I have been transported by The Paths of Survival (2017), Josephine Balmer’s new poetry book, which traces the few surviving fragments of Aeschylus’ tragedy Myrmidons backwards across twenty-five centuries, from a contemporary … Continue reading

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