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By Stuart Gillespie

English Translation and Classical Reception is the 1st actual cross-disciplinary examine bringing English literary background to endure on questions about the reception of classical literary texts, and vice versa. The textual content attracts at the author’s exhaustive wisdom of the topic from the early Renaissance to the current.

  • The first book-length learn of English translation as an issue in classical reception
  • Draws at the author’s exhaustive wisdom of English literary translation from the early Renaissance to the present
  • Argues for a remapping of English literary historical past which might take right account of the presently ignored background of classical translation, from Chaucer to the present
  • Offers a commonly ranging chronological research of English translation from historical literatures
  • Previously little-known, unknown, and infrequently suppressed translated texts are recovered from manuscripts and explored when it comes to their implications for English literary background and for the translation of classical literature


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