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Published: 29 October 2015

352 Pages | 28 in-text illustrations


ISBN: 9780199644780

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Greece on Air

Engagements with Ancient Greece on BBC Radio, 1920s-1960s

Amanda Wrigley

Classical Presences

  • Presents the first substantial discussion of the fascinating history of creative and public engagements with ancient Greek literature, history, and thought via BBC Radio
  • Explores previously uncharted ground in British cultural history and also brings other extremely important dimensions to current debates on the practice of classical reception studies
  • Draws on the vast amount of evidence that exists in the written archives both for production processes and also listeners' responses