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“The ever-dissolving image of deceptively tranquil antiquity”: Classical Myth and Literature in the Prose and Poetry of Laura Riding

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Elena Theodorakopoulos
Elena Theodorakopoulos

Abstract


This essay discusses the poet, critic and novelist Laura (Riding) Jackson (1901-1991), and her engagement with classical myth and literature. The focus is on her poetry and on the novel A Trojan Ending. The aim of the essay is to establish Riding as a significant voice in the reception and interpretation of classical myth and literature during the 1920s and 30s.

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laura riding; Jackson; Robert graves; a trojan ending; classical reception studies; modernist poetry; classical myth; poetry; prose; antiquity

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