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

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  • 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

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

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