A Handbook to Classical Reception in Eastern and Central Europe.

Torlone, Zara Martirosova.

A Handbook to Classical Reception in Eastern and Central Europe. - 1 online resource (629 pages) - Wiley Blackwell Handbooks to Classical Reception Ser. . - Wiley Blackwell Handbooks to Classical Reception Ser. .

Intro -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Notes on Contributors -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Why This Volume? -- Contexts -- Challenges: Competition, Marxist Demotion, and Pragmatism -- Reinstatements: Imaginary Realms and Redefinitions of the Classics -- Trajectory -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Part I Croatia -- Chapter 1 Classical Reception in Croatia: An Introduction -- A Civilization and a Takeover -- A Father and a Metonymy -- The Illyrians and Saint Jerome -- Aristotle, Olympiad, Sarcophagus, Pirates -- References -- Chapter 2 Pula and Split: The Early Modern Tale(s) of Two Ancient Cities -- Introduction -- Pula and Split: Antiquity in the Early Modern Urban Context -- The Renaissance Fortune of Pula Antiquities and the Three Drawings of Split -- Rediscovering Pula in the Eighteenth Century -- Split Arouses International Interest: The Diocletian Palace in the Eighteenth Century -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 3 Croatian Neo-Latin Literature and Its Uses -- Cadmus in Dalmatia: Thomas the Archdeacon of Split (c.1200-1268)1 -- Peaches in a Letter: Ilija Crijević (1463-1520) -- From the Borderline: Nikola Mikac (1592) and Bartol Kašić (1575-1650) -- A Philological Joke: Ignjat Đurđević (1675-1737) -- Language from Another World: Ton Smerdel (1904-1970) -- Conclusion -- Note -- References -- Chapter 4 The First Dalmatian Humanists and the Classics: A Manuscript Perspective -- Men of Empire and the Classics: The Diffusion of Venetian Patrician Humanism -- Provincial Elites and the Classics: The First Two Generations of Dalmatian Patrician Humanism -- The Third Generation Arises: Snippets from the Classroom (MS BAV Vat. lat. 5174) -- Ancient Past and Contemporary Politics: Ilija Banjvarić, Curtius Rufus, and the Origins of the Turks (MS BL Add. 6794). Some Considerations and Further Directions -- Manuscripts Cited -- References -- Chapter 5 The Swan Song of the Latin Homer -- Introduction -- Kunić and Zamanja: Parallel Lives -- Arcadia: Il buon gusto -- Kunić and His Iliad -- Zamanja and His Odyssey -- Conclusion and Suggestions for the Future -- Notes -- References -- Part II Slovenia -- Chapter 6 Classical Reception in Slovenia: An Introduction -- References -- Chapter 7 Collecting Roman Inscriptions Beyond the Alps: Augustinus Tyfernus -- Roman Stone Monuments: An Almost Lost Treasure -- Augustinus Tyfernus: A Few Biographical Notes -- Tyfernus' Manuscript Epigraphic Collections -- Who Was Antiquus Austriacus? -- Tyfernus as a Collector of Roman Inscriptions -- Aftermath of Tyfernus' Epigraphic Activity -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 8 Sta. Maria sopra Siwa: Inventing a Slavic Venus -- References -- Chapter 9 Images from Slovenian Dramatic and Theatrical Interpretations of Ancient Drama -- An Initiation -- Slovenian Dramatic and Theatrical Interpretations of Ancient Drama in Brief: "Europeization" and "Slovenian‐ness" -- Historical Circumstances -- Absent Antigone and Creon with a Tulip -- Longing, Ontological Surrealism, and Transcendence -- The Tragic Truth -- Powerful Men of Empty Hands and Slovenian Polyneiceses -- Orestes in a Net -- The Page of the Corn-Gold Hair -- Antigone Not Fulfilling Her Promise and Orestes Wearing a Paper Crown -- Why Myth? -- Notes -- References -- Part III Czech Republic -- Chapter 10 Classical Reception in the Czech Republic: An Introduction -- References -- Chapter 11 Classical Antiquity in Czech Literature between the National Revival and the Avant-Garde -- Jaroslav Vrchlický -- Jiří Karásek ze Lvovic -- Josef Svatopluk Machar -- References -- Chapter 12 The Classical Tradition and Nationalism: The Art and Architecture of Prague, 1860-1900. The Case of Tyrš and His Laocoön -- The Case of Czech neo-Renaissance Architecture -- The Case of Schnirch, Myslbek, and Classical Sculpture -- Conclusion -- Note -- References -- Further Reading -- Chapter 13 The Case of the Oresteia: Classical Drama on the Czech Stage, 1889-2012 -- Notes -- References -- Part IV Poland -- Chapter 14 Classical Reception in Poland: An Introduction -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 15 From Fictitious Letters to Celestial Revolutions: Copernicus and the Classics -- In remotissimo angulo terrae -- Fidus Achates: Copernicus's Loyalties -- E floscorum varietate: Theophylactus's letters -- Tanquam testamento relicta: The Dialectics of Truth -- Contulit devia notasse: In Praise of the Paths Not Taken -- Ne quis arbitretur: Copernicus's Independence -- Ad communem utilitatem: Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 16 Respublica and the Language of Freedom: The Polish Experiment -- Acknowledgment -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 17 Two Essays on Classical Reception in Poland -- "Latin as the Language of Freedom" -- Notes -- References -- "Difficult Graft: Polish Hellenism(s)" -- Slavia Romana-Slavia Byzantina -- The Loss of Independence of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth -- Philhellenism and the Struggle for Independence -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 18 Parallels between Greece and Poland in Juliusz Słowacki's Oeuvre -- Leonidas's Naked Corpse: Spartan Heroism Without Hope -- God's Cause Prior to Christ - Leonidas's Sacrifice -- Patriotism as a "Completely Spiritual Virtue" -- The Greek Idea and the Polish Idea: "Fighting for the World in the Land of the Spirit" -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Part V Hungary -- Chapter 19 Classical Reception in Hungary: An Introduction -- References -- Further Reading -- Chapter 20 Classical Reception in Sixteenth-Century Hungarian Drama -- Classical Comedy in Hungary. Sophocles' Electra in Hungarian -- Euripides' Iphigenia at Aulis in Hungarian -- References -- Chapter 21 Truditur dies die: Reading Horace as a Political Attitude in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Hungary -- "Horatianism" Pro and Contra: How to  Be "Horace" in Hungary -- Reading Horace as a Form of "Passive Resistance": Jókai Reads Odes 2.18 -- Reading Horace as "Inner Emigration:" Kerényi Reads Epode 16 -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 22 The Shepherdess and the Myrmillo: The Sculptor István Ferenczy and the Reception of Classical Antiquity in Hungary -- Notes -- References -- Part VI Romania -- Chapter 23 Classical Reception in Romania: An Introduction -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 24 Loving Vergil, Hating Rome: Coşbuc as Translator and Poet -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 25 Noica's Becoming within Being and Meno's Paradox -- Noica the Teacher -- Noica the Philosopher -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 26 Reception of the Tropaeum Traiani: Former Paths and Future Directions -- Notes -- References -- Part VII Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia, and Montenegro -- Chapter 27 Classical Reception in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia, and Montenegro: An Introduction -- Between East and West -- Bosnia-Herzegovina -- Serbia -- Further Reading -- Chapter 28 Classical Antiquity in the Franciscan Historiography of Bosnia (Eighteenth Century) -- References -- Chapter 29 Innovative Impact of the Classical Tradition on Early Modern Serbian Literature -- Intellectual Enrichment -- Adoption and Adaptation of Classical Literary Genres and Techniques -- Imitation of Classical Versification and the Peak of Neoclassicism -- Beginning of the Rearticulation of Neoclassical Poetics -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 30 Classical Heritage in Serbian Lyric Poetry of the Twentieth Century: Jovan Dučić, Miloš Crnjanski, and Ivan V. Lalić. Note -- References -- Chapter 31 The Ancient Sources of Njegoš's Poetics -- Introduction -- Historical Background -- Education and Early Oeuvre -- Later Work -- The Mountain Wreath -- Last Writings -- References -- Part VIII Bulgaria -- Chapter 32 Classical Reception in Bulgaria An Introduction -- Historical Context Issues -- Classical Education in Bulgaria: A Broader Context of Classical Reception -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 33 Bulgarian Lands in Antiquity: A Melting Pot of Thracian, Greek, and Roman Culture -- At the Crossroads of the Balkans -- The Sequel of Antiquity: The Byzantine Empire and the First Bulgarian State -- Science versus Ideologemes -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 34 In the Labyrinth of Allusions: Ancient Figures in Bulgarian Prose Fiction -- What Kind of Hero is the Bulgarian Odysseus? -- Antiquity as a Setting: Historical Novels and Ancient Enigmas -- Antiquity of Our Own -- Straying in the Labyrinth -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 35 "Bulgarian" Orpheus between the National and the Foreign, between Antiquity and Postmodernism -- Orpheus in Bulgaria: Foreign and/or Native Hero -- Orpheus: Borderline Hero of Literary Postmodernism -- Orpheus: Devoted Lover or Traitor and Misogynist -- Orpheus: Thracian Poet and Christian God -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 36 Staging of Ancient Tragedies in Bulgaria and Their Influence on the Process of Translation and Creative Reception -- The Role of Theater Translations and Staging in the Shaping of Modern Bulgarian Culture -- Specificity of Translating Drama -- Early Translations of Ancient Drama in Bulgaria -- Alexander Balabanov and the Influence of the Staging of Medea Based on His Translation -- Medea by L. Groys -- A Postmodern Medea -- Translations and Staging of the Main Texts of the Theban Cycle in Bulgaria -- A Contemporary Trilogy -- Conclusion -- Notes. References.


Classical literature--Appreciation--Europe, Eastern.

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