Lorna Hardwick,Carol Gillespie's Classics in Post-Colonial Worlds (Classical Presences) PDF

By Lorna Hardwick,Carol Gillespie

Classical fabric used to be frequently used to precise colonial authority, however it used to be additionally appropriated by means of imperial topics to turn into first a way of demanding colonialism after which a wealthy box for growing cultural identities that mix the outdated and the recent. Nobel prize-winners resembling Derek Walcott and Seamus Heaney have rewritten classical fabric of their personal cultural idioms whereas public sculpture in southern Africa attracts on Greek and Roman motifs to represent
histories of African resistance and liberation. those advancements are explored during this number of essays through overseas students, who debate the connection among the tradition of Greece and Rome and the alterations that experience the tip of colonial empires.

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