Journals Higher Education

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Published: 30 October 2019

288 Pages | 6 black-and-white illustrations

216x138mm

ISBN: 9780198846031


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Topologies of the Classical World in Children's Fiction

Palimpsests, Maps, and Fractals

Claudia Nelson and Anne Morey

Classical Presences

  • Combines classical reception studies with a cognitive approach in an innovative methodology
  • Identifies and explores core topological metaphors that Anglophone authors frequently use in representing the past
  • Examines a number of recent works not previously discussed in depth by scholars, expanding the context for examinations of classical reception in children's literature
  • Suggests associations among works that are not typically seen as related, providing a basis for subsequent scholarly analyses
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