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Shakespeare and Classical Antiquity OXFORD SHAKESPEARE TOPICSGeneral Editors Peter Holland And Stanley WellsOxford Shakespeare Topics Provide Students And Teachers With Short Books On Important Aspects Of Shakespeare Criticism And Scholarship Each Book Is Written By An Authority In Its Field, And Combines Accessible Style With Original Discussion Of Its Subject.This Book Explains That Shakespeare Did Not Have Small Latin And Less Greek As Ben Jonson Claimed.Shakespeare And Classical Antiquity Shows The Range, Extent And Variety Of Shakespeare S Responses To Classical Antiquity Individual Chapters On Virgil, Ovid, Classical Comedy, Seneca, And Plutarch Show How Shakespeare S Understanding Of And Use Of Classical Authors, And Of The Classical Past Generally, Changed And Developed In The Course Of His Career An Opening Chapter Shows The Kind Of Classical Learning He Acquired Through His Education, And Subsequent Chapters Provide Stimulating Introductions To A Range Of Classical Authors As Well As To Shakespeare S Responses To Them Shakespeare And Classical Antiquity Shows How Shakespeare S Relationship To Classical Authors Changed In Response To Contemporary Events And To Contemporary Authors Above All, It Shows That Shakespeare S Reading In Classical Literature Informed Or Less Every Aspect Of His Work.

  • Paperback
  • 281 pages
  • Shakespeare and Classical Antiquity
  • Colin Burrow
  • English
  • 15 January 2017
  • 0199684790

About the Author: Colin Burrow

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10 thoughts on “Shakespeare and Classical Antiquity

  1. says:

    Hamlet s great soliloquy is a meditation on suicide that presents both sides To be or not to be briskly and with equal authority Colin Burrow thinks this technique has its genesis in Shakespeare s grammar school education, part of which was extemporizing arguments in the style of classical authors and debating each side of a question in rhetorical exercise This is one example of varied and subtle use that Shakespeare made of the classics and how it developed during his career Burrow s inter Hamlet s great soliloquy is a meditation on suicide that presents both sides To be or not to be briskly and with equal authority Colin Burrow thinks this technique has its genesis in Shakespeare s grammar school education, part of which was extemporizing arguments in the style of classical authors and debating each side of a question in rhetorical exercise This is one example of varied and subtle use that Shakespeare made of the classics and h...

  2. says:

    Shakespeare and the Classics in one book is always going to be attractive, especially as this is an area that has always interested me I use bits of Julius Caesar to dramatise the death of JC in Classics alongside HBO s Rome , I have had students study the use of Ovid in the Midsummer s Night, and I have always enjoyed watching the Roman plays What I enjoyed particularly though was not the discussion of how Plutarch, Ovid etc are used in plays where their presence is obvious, but how a lifel Shakespeare and the Classics in one book is always going to be attractive, especially as this is an area that has always interested me I use bits of Julius Caesar to dramatise the death of JC in Classics alongside HBO s Rome , I have had students study the use of Ovid in the Midsummer s Night, and I have always enjoyed watching the Roman plays What I enjoyed particularly though was not the discussion of how Plutarch...

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