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This assortment brings jointly top specialists in a couple of fields of the arts to supply a brand new viewpoint at the classical culture. Drawing on reception stories, philology and early smooth reviews, the essays discover the interplay among literary feedback and the a number of cultural contexts within which texts have been produced, came upon, appropriated and translated. The intersection of Realpolitik and textual feedback, poetic and musical aesthetics, and authority and self-fashioning all come lower than scrutiny. The canonical Latin writers and their next reception shape the spine of the amount, with a spotlight at the eu Renaissance. It hence marks a reconnection among classical and early glossy stories and the concomitant rapprochement of philological and cultural historic ways to texts and different artistic endeavors. This ebook could be of curiosity to students in classics, Renaissance reports, comparative literature, English, Italian and artwork heritage.

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