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Shelley and Greece Rethinking Romantic Hellenism by J. Wallace
  

Shelley and Greece Rethinking Romantic Hellenism

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Shelley and Greece Rethinking Romantic Hellenism by J. Wallace

Traditionally Hellenism is seen as the uncontroversial and beneficial influence of Greece upon later culture. Drawing upon new ideas from culture and gender theory, Jennifer Wallace rethinks the nature of classical influence and finds that the relationship between the modern west and Greece is one of anxiety, fascination and resistance. Shelley's protean and radical writing questions and illuminates the contemporary Romantic understanding of Greece. This book will appeal to students of Romantic Literature, as well as to those interested in the classical tradition.

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Publication date

30th May 1997

Author

J. Wallace

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Publisher

Palgrave Macmillan

Format

Hardback
261 pages

Categories

Literary studies: poetry & poets
Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800
Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900
European history
Ancient history: to c 500 CE
Cultural studies

ISBN

9780333655696

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