Author Archives: Henry Stead

CAPN Abstract 8: Amy McCauley on Oedipa and Tragedy

Our Classics And Poetry Now workshop on 2 November at Senate House, London, will culminate with a paper read by the Manchester-based poet Amy McCauley. In fact, at the workshop’s after party — downstairs at The Duke — Amy will perform from her book Oedipa in … Continue reading

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CAPN Abstract 7: Martina Delucchi on Pascoli’s Alexander

Martina Delucchi, who recently graduated in Philology and Ancient History (MA) from University of Pisa, Italy, will speak at our Classics And Poetry Now workshop in Senate House, London, on Thursday 2nd November. Her paper is entitled: “‘Dream is the infinite shadow … Continue reading

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CAPN Abstract 6: Holly Ranger on Stanescu’s Ovid

>>There are still a few spaces left at our Classics And Poetry Now workshop in Senate House, London, on Thursday 2nd November. Don’t forget, it’s open to all. The relationship between Ovid and the US-based Romanian poet Saviana Stănescu is the focus of Holly Ranger’s paper at #CAPN17. Stănescu currently lives in … Continue reading

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CAPN Abstract 5: Hanna Paulouskaya on Mayakovsky and Horace

At our Classics And Poetry Now workshop on November 2nd a second Soviet Russian classical reception is presented by Hanna Paulouskaya. Hanna is a Belarusian classicist and cultural historian based in University of Warsaw’s Faculty of “Artes Liberales”. Her paper on 2 November will focus … Continue reading

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CAPN Abstract 4: Anna Trostnikova on Piotrovsky’s Catullus

We are delighted that our Classics And Poetry Now workshop on 2 November will have two papers devoted to Soviet Russian poetical engagements with the classical. Soviet Classics is an exciting and growing field within Classical Reception Studies. Anna Trostnikova is a PhD candidate at Royal … Continue reading

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CAPN Abstract 3: Sabrina Mancuso on Cardarelli’s “Ajace”

The Italian poet and journalist Vincenzo Cardarelli (1887-1959) is the subject of Sabrina Mancuso’s paper at the Classics and Poetry Now Workshop, held at Senate House on 2 November 2017. Mancuso, a PhD student in ancient Greek at the University of Tübingen (Germany), … Continue reading

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CAPN Abstract 2: Jenny Messenger on Borges’ Neoplatonic Poetry

On Thursday 2nd November at the Classics And Poetry Now workshop in Senate House Jenny Messenger will give a paper called ‘Replete with Reception’. It is about the presence of Plotinus in Borges’ poetry. Messenger summarises her paper as follows: “Much like … Continue reading

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CAPN Abstract 1: Rossana Zetti on Brecht’s Antigone

We are delighted to be able to share with you some information about Rossana Zetti’s forthcoming paper at Classics and Poetry Now 2017 on Thursday 2nd November. In the run up to the workshop we will share similar information about each … Continue reading

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Classics And Poetry Now, 2nd November 2017, Booking Open

CRSN’s next event will be held at Senate House, London on Thursday 2nd November 2017. It is a Classics And Poetry Now! workshop supported by CRSN, Institute for Classical Studies and Open University, and organised by Henry Stead (henry.stead@open.ac.uk). Please contact him with any … Continue reading

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CLASSICS AND POETRY NOW WORKSHOP

We are excited to announce our forthcoming workshop in the reception of the ancient Greek and Roman classics in 20th- and 21st-century poetry. This one-day workshop will be a collaboration with Classics And Poetry Now (CAPN), an international project designed to foster long-term, … Continue reading

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