Shakespeare and Classical Antiquity

Shakespeare and Classical Antiquity

by Colin Burrow

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ISBN-13: 9780199684793
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 12/01/2013
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 1,329,569
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Colin Burrow is a Senior Research Fellow at All Souls College, Oxford. He has written widely on the relationship between Renaissance literature and the classical past, in his OUP monograph Epic Romance: Homer to Milton, and in a wide range of articles on Spenser, Milton, Shakespeare and other authors. He edited the Complete Sonnets and Poems for the Oxford Shakespeare, as well as Ben Jonson's poems for the Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson. He is working on two book projects: a study of the idea and practice of literary imitation, and the Elizabethan volume for the Oxford English Literary History.

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Learning from the Past
2. Virgil
3. Ovid
4. Roman Comedy
5. Seneca
6. Plutarch
Conclusion
Further Reading

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