Kinaesthesia and Classical Antiquity 1750 1820

This book argues that touch and movement played a significant role, long overlooked, in generating perceptions of ancient material culture in the late 18th century.

Kinaesthesia and Classical Antiquity 1750   1820

More Books:

Kinaesthesia and Classical Antiquity 1750–1820
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Helen Slaney
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-03 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

This book argues that touch and movement played a significant role, long overlooked, in generating perceptions of ancient material culture in the late 18th century. At this time the reception of classical antiquity had been transformed. Interactions with material culture – ruins, sculpture, and artefacts – formed the core of
Kinaesthesia and Classical Antiquity 1750-1820
Language: en
Pages: 278
Authors: Helen Slaney
Categories: Civilization, Classical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020 - Publisher:

Books about Kinaesthesia and Classical Antiquity 1750-1820
Performing Gods in Classical Antiquity and the Age of Shakespeare
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Dustin W. Dixon, John S. Garrison
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-05-20 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

The gods have much to tell us about performance. When human actors portray deities onstage, such divine epiphanies reveal not only the complexities of mortals playing gods but also the nature of theatrical spectacle itself. The very impossibility of rendering the gods in all their divine splendor in a truly
The Classics in South America
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Germán Campos Muñoz
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-04-08 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

This volume examines the long and complex history of the Greco-Roman tradition in South America, arguing that the Classics have played a crucial, though often overlooked, role in the self-definition in the New World. Chronicling and theorizing this history through a detailed analysis of five key moments, chosen from the
Virgil’s Map
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Charlie Kerrigan
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-03 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Virgil's Georgics depicts the world and its peoples in great detail, but this geographical interest has received little detailed scholarly attention. Hundreds of years later, readers in the British empire used the poem to reflect upon their travels in acts of imagination no less political than Virgil's own. Virgil's Map