9780199679324

Stand in the Trench, Achilles Classical Receptions in British Poetry of the Great War

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  • ISBN13:

    9780199679324

  • ISBN10:

    0199679320

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2013-07-15
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Author Biography


Elizabeth Vandiver is the Clement Biddle Penrose Associate Professor of Latin and Classics at Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington.

Table of Contents


Introduction
I. Education, Class, and Classics
1. `Sed Miles, Sed Pro Patria': Classics and Public School Culture
2. `Like the Roman in Brave Days of Old': Middle- and Working-Class Classics
II. Representing War
3. `The Riches of a Spartan Soul': Duty, Honour, Glory, and Sacrifice
4. `The Heroes Stir in their Lone Beds': The Second Trojan War
III. Death and Remembrance
5. `Yet Many a Better One Has Died Before': Deaths Imagined
6. `Their Doom Was Glorious': Commemoration and Remembrance
Conclusion
Bibliography
Index

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