Arthur Hugh Clough

Hurst, Isobel. 2015. Arthur Hugh Clough. In: Norman Vance and Jennifer Wallace, eds. Oxford History of Classical Reception in English Literature, Vol. 4: 1780-1880. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 495-508. ISBN 978-0199594603 [Book Section]

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This fourth volume, and second to appear in the series, covers the years 1790-1880 and explores romantic and Victorian receptions of the classics. Noting the changing fortunes of particular classical authors and the influence of developments in archaeology, aesthetics and education, it traces the interplay between classical and nineteenth-century perceptions of gender, class, religion, and the politics of republic and empire in chapters engaging with many of the major writers of this period.

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