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English Translation and Classical Reception free pdf English Translation and Classical Reception is the first genuine cross-disciplinary study bringing English literary history to bear on questions about the reception of classical literary texts, and vice versa. The text draws on the author's exhaustive knowledge of the subject from the early Renaissance to the present. * The first book-length study of English translation as a topic in classical reception * Draws on the author's exhaustive knowledge of English literary translation from the early Renaissance to the present * Argues for a remapping of English literary history which would take proper account of the currently neglected history of classical translation, from Chaucer to the present * Offers a widely ranging chronological analysis of English translation from ancient literatures * Previously little-known, unknown, and sometimes suppressed translated texts are recovered from manuscripts and explored in terms of their implications for English literary history and for the interpretation of classical literature

About Stuart Gillespie

Stuart Gillespie is Reader in English Literature at theUniversity of Glasgow, Scotland. His recent publications include Shakespeare s Books: A Dictionary of ShakespeareSources (2001), Shakespeare and Elizabethan PopularCulture, edited with Neil Rhodes (2006), and The CambridgeCompanion to Lucretius, edited with Philip Hardie (2007). Heedits the journal Translation and Literature and isco-editor of The Oxford History of Literary Translation inEnglish series.

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Author : Stuart Gillespie
Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley
Data Published : 15 April 2011
ISBN : 1405199016
EAN : 9781405199018
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 224 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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