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  • 1
    ISBN: 9780191756801
    Language: English
    Pages: Online-Ressource
    Series Statement: Oxford handbooks in classics and ancient history
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als
    DDC: 882.010900097
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    Keywords: Greek drama History and criticism ; Theater History 19th century ; Greek drama ; History and criticism ; Theater ; America ; History ; 19th century
    Abstract: This edited collection discusses the presence of Greek drama across the continents and archipelagos of the Americas from the beginning of the 19th century to the present.
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  • 2
    ISBN: 9780191617973
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (528 pages)
    Series Statement: Classical Presences Ser.
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als
    DDC: 306.362
    Keywords: Slavery -- History -- Congresses ; Antislavery movements -- History -- Congresses ; Classical literature -- Congresses ; Abolitionists -- History -- Congresses ; Electronic books
    Abstract: A collection of essays by an international team of scholars on the part played by classical sources and images in the debates around the abolition of slavery. It shows that the ancient Greek and Roman slave was invoked both by abolitionists and by those who promoted and attempted to justify the custom.
    Abstract: Cover -- Contents -- List of Contributors -- List of Illustrations -- 1. Introduction: 'AValuable Lesson' -- 2. The Good Master: Pliny, Hobbes, and the Nature of Freedom -- 3. Appropriations of Spartan Helotage in British Anti-Slavery Debates of the 1790s -- 4. The Influence of Classical Ideas on the Anti-Slavery Debate at the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (1795-1834) -- 5. A Stronger Muse: Classical Influences on Eighteenth-Century Abolitionist Poetry -- 6. The Politics of Classicism in the Poetry of Phillis Wheatley -- 7. Between Victimhood and Agency: Nydia the Slave in Bulwer's The Last Days of Pompeii -- 8. The Problem with Prometheus: Myth, Abolition, and Radicalism -- 9. Recollecting Aristotle: Pro-Slavery Thought in Antebellum America and the Argument of Politics Book I -- 10. The Auctoritas of Antiquity: Debating Slavery through Classical Exempla in the Antebellum USA -- 11. Yankee She-Men and Octoroon Electra: Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve on Slavery, Race, and Abolition -- 12. Universal Slave Revolts: C. L. R. James's Use of Classical Literature in The Black Jacobins -- 13. Eumaeus and Eurycleia in the Deep South: Odyssean Slavery in Sommersby -- Postscript: Slavery, Abolition, Modernity, and the Past -- Consolidated Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Z.
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  • 3
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    London : Bloomsbury Academic | Berlin : Knowledge Unlatched
    ISBN: 9781472579409
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 Online-Ressource (x, 278 Seiten)
    Series Statement: Bloomsbury studies in classical reception
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als Ancient Greek myth in world fiction since 1989
    DDC: 809.3/93829213
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    Keywords: Literature, Modern Classical influences 20th century ; Literature, Modern Classical influences 21st century ; Mythology, Classical, in literature ; Mythology, Greek, in literature ; Literature, Modern History and criticism ; Konferenzschrift 2012 ; Griechenland ; Mythologie ; Rezeption ; Literatur ; Geschichte 1989-2015
    URL: Volltext  (kostenfrei)
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  • 4
    ISBN: 9780199574674 , 9780191728723 (Sekundärausgabe)
    Language: English
    Pages: xviii, 509 p. , Ill.
    Edition: Online-Ausg. Online-Ressource ISBN 9780191728723
    Edition: [Online-Ausg.]
    Series Statement: Classical presences
    DDC: 306.362
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    Keywords: Aufsatzsammlung
    Abstract: A collection of essays by an international team of scholars on the part played by classical sources and images in the debates around the abolition of slavery. It shows that the ancient Greek and Roman slave was invoked both by abolitionists and by those who promoted and attempted to justify the custom.
    Note: Includes bibliographical references and index , Online-Ausg.:
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