Victorian Horace: Classics and Class

Victorian Horace: Classics and Class

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781472583918
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 06/01/2017
Series: Classical Inter/Faces
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Stephen Harrison is Professor of Latin Literature, University of Oxford, UK. He has written extensively on Latin literature and its reception, and is the editor of Living Classics: Greece and Rome in Contemporary Poetry in English (2009) and co-editor of Classics in the Modern World: A Democratic Turn? (2013).

Table of Contents

Series Preface

Preface to the Volume

1. Preliminaries: from English Augustan to Victorian Horace

Introduction: Horace and cultural capital

A case study: 17C and 18C translations

Rochester, Dryden and Pope: versions in context

The Romantics: Byron, Wordsworth, Keats

Horace and the Victorian gentleman

2. Horace in Victorian commentaries, literary criticism, translations

(i)Commentaries
(ii)Literary criticism
(iii)Translations
Martin
Conington
Lytton
Gladstone
Other complete versions
Partial versions

3. Horace and the Victorian Poets I: Tennyson, Arnold, Clough, Fitzgerald
Tennyson
Arnold
Clough
Fitzgerald

4. Horace and the Victorian Poets II: Other Imitations
Horace updated
Horace the Victorian Young Man
Loftier allusions

5. Horace in Victorian fiction
Horace at Athens
Horace and the major Victorian novelists
(i)Charles Dickens
(ii)William Makepeace Thackeray
(iii)George Eliot
(iv)Anthony Trollope
(v)Thomas Hardy

6: Epilogue – modernising Horace

Envoi

Bibliography

Index

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