Conversing with Antiquity: English Poets and the Classics, from Shakespeare to Pope

Conversing with Antiquity: English Poets and the Classics, from Shakespeare to Pope

by David Hopkins

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ISBN-13: 9780198706960
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 01/20/2015
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 5.40(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

David Hopkins, Emeritus Professor of English Literature, University of Bristol

David Hopkins is Emeritus Professor of English Literature at the University of Bristol.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Reception as Conversation
1. 'The English Homer': Shakespeare, Longinus, and English 'Neoclassicism'
2. Cowley's Horatian Mice
3. The English Voices of Lucretius, from Lucy Hutchinson to John Mason Good
4. 'If he were living, and an Englishman': Translation Theory in the Age of Dryden
5. Dryden and the Tenth Satire of Juvenal
6. Dryden's 'Baucis and Philemon'
7. Nature's Laws and Man's: Dryden's 'Cinyras and Myrrha'
8. Dryden and Ovid's 'Wit out of Season': 'The Twelfth Book of Ovid his Metamorphoses' and 'Ceyx and Alcyone'
9. Translation, Metempsychosis, and the Flux of Nature: Dryden's 'Of the Pythagorean Philosophy'
10. Some Varieties of Pope's Classicism
11. Pope's Trojan Geography
12. Colonization, Closure, or Creative Dialogue? The Case of Pope's Iliad
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