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New Perspectives on Dystopian Fiction in Literature and Other Media

This collection of essays examines various forms of dystopian fiction in literature, television, and digital games. It frames the timely trend of dystopian fiction as a thematic field that accommodates several genres from societal dystopia to apocalyptic narratives and climate fiction, many of them examining the hazards of science ...
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Reception Studies and Adaptation

Offering compelling insights into the Italian adaptation of diversified English products, this volume is addressed to both scholars and students wishing to delve into the field of reception studies. It focuses on literary, multimedia and audiovisual translation due to the conviction that the modalities through which the imprinting ...
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Shakespeare, Christianity and Italian Paganism

This book shows that, when Shakespeare wrote his plays, he responded to the political, religious and social conflicts of the day, giving those areas a new perspective through pagan (Italian and Greek) mythology. In particular, it offers a reading of The Winter’s Tale, which Rowan Williams has said is “one of the most linguistically...
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Stuart Hood, Twentieth-Century Partisan

This collection introduces the reader to the life and times of Stuart Hood (1915-2011). Highlighting Hood’s year spent fighting with the Italian Resistance during the Second World War, the essays consider how his experiences as a partisan influenced his peacetime trajectory. Written by distinguished scholars from several discipline...
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The Iliad of Homer, Books I-XII (Volume 1)

“Sing, Goddess, of the wrath of Pēleús’ sonAkhilleús, the accursed wrath that causedAkhaíans countless woes and hurled headlongTo Hāḯdēs a host of heroes’ soulsAnd left their bodies spoil for dogs and allThe birds of carrion. The will of Zeús Was brought to pass from when Agamémnōn,The Lord of men, opposed the consummateAkhilleús. W...
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The Iliad of Homer, Books XIII-XXIV (Volume 2)

“The people took the bones, enwrapped them withSoft purple robes, and laid them down withinA golden urn, to place it in a hollowKist of stone, and cover it aboveWith close-set rocks and earth to make a mound....When they had raised the moundOf earth above the grave, they went back toThe city and assembled for a splendid Banquet in ...
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The Life and Poetry of George Darley

This book is a monumental work on the late Romantic Irish poet, George Darley, with a scholarly edition of his complete poetry and a new biography. The text of each poem is meticulously edited from manuscript and printed sources. For the first time, Darley is established as a translator of the First Book of Virgil’s Æneid. A newly ...
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Understanding Institutionalized Education

Currently, the school as an institution is faced with a number of controversial expectations on behalf of society and politics in view of its significance, effectivity, and instrumentality. Frequently applied tests and longitudinal studies should measure the performance level of our educational system constantly, but there is still...
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A Special Model of Classical Reception

The contributions to this volume cover a large diachronic, geographical, and cultural space. Some of the texts go back to Antiquity, using the Odyssey as the most significant source for several reflections, both ancient and contemporary, and therefore the safest link between old and contemporary versions. In addition, in the modern...
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Charles D’Oyly’s Lost Satire of British India

This book brings to light an extraordinary satiric epic on Britain’s empire, one suppressed right after its publication in 1828. Tom Raw, the Griffin, written and illustrated by the Romantic artist Charles D’Oyly, is vital, engaging, morally earnest, and trenchant in its critique—and wickedly funny in its observations and depiction...
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Language and Culture in the Intercultural World

The intensification of contacts between cultures and languages has a major impact on all social spheres today. Multiculturalism and multilingualism are important elements of the local, regional, national and global community. Much of the world’s conflict stems from the contrast between globalization and nationalism, fuelled by reli...
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Mobile Identities

Mobility has become one of the most exciting factors shaping our transnational and transcultural world today. However, the variety of approaches and stimulating debates it has engendered in geopolitics and sociology make it challenging for literary and cultural critics to establish solid approaches and own vocabularies. Through a v...
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