This student's guide is a clear and concise handbook to the key
connections between Classical Studies and critical theory in the
twentieth century. Louise Hitchcock looks at the way Classics has been
engaged across a number of disciplines.
Beginning with four
foundational figures - Freud, Marx, Nietzshe and Saussure - Hitchcock
goes on to provide guided introductions of the major theoretical
thinkers of the past century, from Adorno to Williams. Each entry
offers biographical, theoretical and bibliographical information along
with a discussion of each figure's relevance to Classical Studies and
suggestions for future research.
provocative, and engaging, this will be an essential first volume for
anyone interested in the intersection between theory and classical